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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 2014
Born: October 27, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Betty and Coretta (2013)
After their husbands' tragic assassinations, Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, developed a unique friendship spanning three decades as they carried on the civil rights movement while supporting their families as single mothers. Through thei
2.
Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (2012)
This documentary chronicles the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a writer who is on death-row for a murder that many believe he did not commit.
3.
Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (2012)
This documentary chronicles the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a writer who is on death-row for a murder that many believe he did not commit.
4.
Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll, The (2011)
When famous musician Spyder reconnects with former collaborator Eric, the estranged friends channel their talent and passion for music into a cross-country road trip that brings them face to face with their past on a quest to confront the future.
5.
Politics of Love (2011)
A month before the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, an Obama campaigner falls for her Republican counterpart, an African American conservative. As their romance blossoms, tempers flare and heads turn in the weeks leading up to Election Day.
6.
Video Girl (2011)
7.
America (2009)
America is a 16-year-old boy with a troubled past and what seems to be a very uncertain future. While staying at a treatment center he must learn through the help of his therapist and another patient to confront his past demons in order to begin a new life for himself.
8.
Steam (2008)
Three women, all at different stages in their life, meet at the local gym steam room and talk about their struggles to find fulfillment in their lives.
9.
American Gangster (2007)
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city's leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at a better price. Lucas outplays all of the leading crime syndicates and becomes not only one of the city's mainline corrupters, but part of its circle of legit civic superstars. Richie Roberts is an outcast cop close enough to the streets to feel a shift of control in the drug underworld. Roberts believes someone is climbing the rungs above the known Mafia families and starts to suspect that a black power player has come from nowhere to dominate the scene. Both Lucas and Roberts share a rigorous ethical code that sets them apart from their own colleagues, making them lone figures on opposite sides of the law. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can come out on top.
10.
11.
Naming Number Two (2006)
An ailing Fijian matriarch, Nanna Maria, orders her children home to prepare a Sicilian-style feast at which she will name her successor.
12.
Oprah Winfrey Presents: Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) as Nanny
Adaptation of Zora Neal Hurston's novel, written in the 1920's, about an African American woman who moves to the beat of her own drum in her quest to figure out her place in the world. This brings disdain from the conservative locals in her small town in Florida
13.
Taking Back Our Town (2001) as Emelda West
Television movie based on the true story of Pat Melancon and Emelda West, two women from a rural Louisiana town who spearhead a grass roots movement to prevent an international corporation from building the world's second largest petrochemical plant of its kind in their home town.
14.
Finding Buck McHenry (2000) as Mrs Henry
When 11-year-old Jason Ross gets cut from his baseball team, he forms his own expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry, the custodian at his school, is really Buck McHenry, the legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. Although Mr. Henry denie
15.
Storm in Summer, A (2000) as Grandmother
Set in 1969 in a vacation town in upstate New York, where Abel Shaddick is an embittered Jewish deli owner. At a local country club party, his intoxicated nephew Stanley signs up to sponsor a child from Harlem as part of a program in which underprivileged children spend two weeks with a local family
16.
Time to Dance: The Life and Work of Norma Canner (1999) as Narration
This intimate documentary profiles Norma Canner, a pioneer in dance movement therapy, who found in dance a way to help people who had been discarded by society. The film traces the evolution of Norma's career as a Broadway actress in the '40s, through her groundbreaking work in creative movement wit
18.
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999) as Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany
Television movie based on the memoirs of African-American centenarians Sarah L. Delany and her sister Dr. Annie Elizabeth Delany. Chronicles a century of American life as seen through the eyes of the Delany sisters, woven into a tale of family, love, courage and tenacity.
20.
Passing Glory (1999) as Mommit Porter
Idealistic young black priest Joseph Verrett uses the basketball court to challenge the social conventions of New Orleans in the early 1960s by setting up a sanctioned game between the black parochial school where he coaches and a white parochial prep school.
21.
Baby Geniuses (1999) as Margo
Super smart toddlers wreak havoc for power-hungry scientist.
22.
Wall, The (1998) as Mrs Mitchell ("The Badge")
Three stories based on objects left at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. In "The Pencil Holder," a strict father in the military learns the true meaning of a father/son relationship after his young son befriends a dying soldier. In "The Badge," a young man goes to Vietnam to follow in the
23.
Simple Wish, A (1997) as Hortense
A fairy godmother tries to grant a girl's only wish, for her father to be the lead in a broadway musical.
24.
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996) as Indigo
Drama based on the life of James Mink, the son of a freed slave who became a respected millionaire businessman in Toronto in the 1850's. Mink and his Irish-immigrant wife find out that their son-in-law, a white American, is a slave trader and has sold their daughter as a slave to a Southern Plantati
25.
Tuesday Morning Ride (1996) as Jennie
Two elderly black sharecroppers, he a stroke victim, she blind, decide to put on their finest clothing and take a final ride in their car--with no turning back.
26.
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) as Sophia
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
27.
Just Cause (1995) as Evangeline Ferguson
A brutal murder is committed in the Florida Everglades. Eight years later, a principled Harvard law professor tries to save the convicted man on Death Row who swears he's innocent of that crime. For the small-town detective who investigated the killing, however, there's no question he caught the right man--and no last-minute intervention is going to keep that cold-blooded killer out of the electric chair. Someone is the mastermind of a deadly game... and all roads lead back to the site of that long-ago murder--where, this time, there are two intended victims.
28.
Cop And A Half (1993) as Rachel
The relationship between an unorthodox policeman and a precocious 10 year-old-boy, who after witnessing a crime insists on partnering with a cop to solve the case.
29.
Color Adjustment (1992) as Narration
An examination of the relationship between prime-time television and America's racial consciousness.
30.
Jungle Fever (1991) as Lucinda Purify
The story of a romance between a young, married African-American architect from Harlem and an Italian-American woman from Bensonhurst, and the repercussions it has on their respective social circles.
31.
Decoration Day (1990) as Rowena
A television movie based on the novella by John William Corrington, set in Georgia in 1975, about the relationship between two older men in the south. A white judge cannot understand why his childhood friend, an older black man, has refused to accept the Congressional Medal of Honor. He looks into t
32.
Court-martial Of Jackie Robinson, The (1990) as Mallie Robinson
A movie that documents Jackie Robinson's 1944 legal challenge, as a U.S. Army lieutenant, to the military's racial segregation policy.
33.
Love At Large (1990) as Corinne Dart
A private investigator is hired by a mysterious, beautiful woman to trail a man, and finds himself being trailed as well.
34.
Making "Do the Right Thing" (1989) as Herself
Documentary on the making of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" (USA/1989).
35.
Do the Right Thing (1989) as Mother Sister
Racial tensions erupt when a Brooklyn pizza owner refuses to include black celebrities in his display of famous fans.
36.
Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984) as Mrs Grimes
37.
Wild Style (1983)
The work of maverick tagger Zoro attracts the attention of an East Village art enthusiast who gives him a commission him to paint the stage for a huge rapper's convention. The film serves as a record of the beginning of hip-hop in the boroughs of New York and features pioneers of the genre including
38.
Cat People (1981) as Female
Irina, a beautiful and mysterious young woman travels to New Orleans to meet her brother, Paul for the first time. What Irina doesn't know is that Paul harbors an ancient secret about their family. A secret that threatens to destroy them both.
39.
All God's Children (1980) as Irene Whitfield
Richard Widmark is a big city judge involved in a forced busing dispute as the climax of his long career. The friendship between two families -- one white, one black -- and their sons, who are buddies, provides the microcosm of this major social issue that has been argued for several decades.
40.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing (1978) as Grandmother Baxter
Maya Angelou's eloquent reminiscences of her days as a gifted youngster growing up in the South during the Depression years where she and her older brother were raised by their grandmother after the divorce of their parents.
41.
Countdown at Kusini (1976) as Leah Matanzima
When the policies of the revolutionary leader of the African nation Fahari begin hurting their profits, a greedy corporation hires a mercenary to hunt him down.
42.
It's Good to Be Alive (1974) as Ruthe Campanella
This movie details the struggles of former Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella to adapt to life in a wheelchair following his crippling automobile accident in 1959. Cinematographer Ted Voigtlander was Emmy-nominated.
43.
Buck and the Preacher (1972) as Ruth
A con man helps a group of former slaves survive the perils of the wild West in their search for the promised land.
44.
Black Girl (1972) as Netta's mother
A dramatic tale about three generations of women in a black family.
45.
Sheriff, The (1971) as Sue-Anne Lucas
A rape case tears apart a small California town as a black sheriff and his white deputy go after an insurance salesman suspected of attacking a black coed.
46.
King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis (1970) as
Compilation documentary on Martin Luther King and his movement.
47.
Uptight (1968) as Laurie
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,
48.
The Incident (1967) as Joan Robinson
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.
49.
The Balcony (1963) as Thief
Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.
50.
Gone Are the Days! (1963) as Lutiebelle
A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To aid in the comic complications that follow are his family members Missy and Gitlow, and the plantation owners endearing (but ineffectual) son Charlie.
51.
A Raisin in the Sun (1961) as Ruth Younger
A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children.
52.
Take a Giant Step (1960) as Christine
A troubled black teenager tries to find his place in a white world.
53.
Virgin Island (1960) as Ruth
Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island.
54.
St. Louis Blues (1958) as Elizabeth
Musical biopic about the life of legendary bluesman W.C. Handy.
55.
Edge of the City (1957) as Lucy Tyler
An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official.
56.
Go Man Go (1954) as Irma Jackson
A Jewish basketball coach discovers a group of black men playing great basketball in Harlem and turns them into the famous Harlem Globetrotters.
57.
The Tall Target (1951) as Rachel
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
58.
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) as Rae Robinson [earlier known as Rae Isum]
Jackie Robinson plays himself in this true story of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.
59.
No Way Out (1950) as Connie
A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
60.
The Fight Never Ends (1948) as Janey
61.
What a Guy (1947) as Hotel owner, maybe [Mrs. Ruby Dawson]
62.
That Man of Mine (1946) as Joan

Writer (feature film)

63.
Uptight (1968) as Screenwriter
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,

Director (special)

64.
85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Director
The final program in the "Ossie & Ruby" series relates the humorous tale of 85-year-old Lily Jenkins, who on a routine visit to the doctor, discovers she is pregnant. Filmed on location at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
65.
Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Director
A historical drama, set in the late 1800s, exploring the marriage of Robert Terrell, a candidate for high court in Washington, D.C., and Mary Church Terrell. He is a loyal supporter of Booker T. Washington, while his wife differs with Washington's views. When Mary is to attend the founding conventio
66.
My Man Bovanne (1987) as Director
A drama dealing with the desire to grow old the way you want to, not the way your children want you to. The topic is covered through the character of Hazel Peoples, a 60-year-old in conflict with her grown children about basic life values and her own sexuality. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS seri

Cast (special)

67.
Unchained Memories: Readings From the Slave Narratives (2003) as Reader
Various African-American actors come together to read excerpts from first-hand accounts of slave life collected during the 1936-1938 Federal Writers' Project.
68.
Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore (2001) as Narration
Documentary that tells the story of one of America's earliest and most fearless civil rights leaders, Harry T. Moore.
69.
Intimate Portrait: Rosa Parks (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
70.
Civil Rights Heroes (2001) as Interviewee
The program profiles some of the men and women who have been unsung heroes of the civil rights movement, including Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Bill Russell, famous personalities, but less well known for their work on behalf of equal rights. Also featured are Bertha Mae Carter, whose family was the onl
71.
Amsterdam News: Stories of Black New York (2000) as Interviewee
The 90-year history of the African-American newspaper, "The Amsterdam News" history is recalled through interviews with current publisher Elinor Tatum, her father Wilbert "Bill" Tatum and former writers such as actress Ruby Dee and Kevin Powell.
72.
SAG Awards Show (1999) as Live Achievement Award Recepient
Live presentation of the 7th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. Honors performances in five film categories and eight television categories. In addition, SAG presents its Life Achievement Award, celebrating career achievement as well as humanitarian a
73.
America's Millennium (1999)
Live celebration to ring in the year 2000 from Washington, DC. The program includes the premiere of Steven Spielberg's "The Unfinished Journey," an 18-minute documentary celebrating America over the last century. Also features "The Midnight Moment," a light-and-sound display emanating from the area
74.
Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998) as Narration
Documentary exploring the history of the controversial American opera, "Porgy and Bess," written by George and Ira Gershwin. Includes footage of rehearsals and early performances of the opera, dramatizations, and interviews with singers, actors, scholars and critics.
75.
Rise of Christianity: The First Thousand Years, The (1998) as Narration
Documentary telling how the Christian religion began, the obstacles it overcame, how it spread, flourished and faced renewed threats from within and without.
76.
God's Gonna Trouble the Water (1998) as Narration
Documentary about the Gullah culture, an African-American culture unique to the South Atlantic coast of the United States. The evolution of the music of early slaves is used to trace the history of the Gullah people. Live recordings, first-person accounts and rare photographs document the Gullahs' c
77.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1998)
Telethon to benefit the United Negro College Fund. Features extended concert performances and celebrity appearances.
78.
NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee
History of New York television as told through the collective voices of its celebrities and innovators. Interviews are supplemented by archival film clips from classic programs made in New York as well as scenes from shows currently produced in New York.
79.
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (1998)
Documentary spotlighting African-American actors at 20th Century Fox, following their careers through stereotyping, their stuggle for work and ultimate success. Features interviews with actors about their experiences breaking into motion pictures as well as footage from classic and contemporary film
80.
Sidney Poitier: The Defiant One (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Sidney Poitier.
81.
Mississippi, America (1996) as Narration
Using archival footage and on-camera interviews, this documentary film tells the story of how a coalition of civil rights organizations and thousands of black and white Americans joined forces during the summer of 1964 -- Freedom Summer -- to assist blacks in Mississippi in their fight for the right
82.
Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul (1995) as Narration
Profile of macabre writer Edgar Allan Poe. Includes dramatizations of his work, interviews with writers and other artists he influenced and footage of his various homes.
83.
Whitewash (1994) as Voice Of Mrs Calloway
Animated special about a little girl haunted by a racial attack, until her grandmother gives her a lesson in civil rights.
84.
After Goodbye: An AIDS Story (1994) as Narration
Documentary on the physical and emotional impact of AIDS on the members of the Turtle Creek Chorale, a male chorus.
85.
48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A live presentation of the annual Tony Awards, honoring excellence in the theater.
86.
Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday (1993)
A biography of jazz singer Billie Holiday.
87.
24th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1992)
A presentation of "The 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards" honoring those who have made a positive contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television, and recording industries.
88.
Guiding Light: The Primetime Special (1992)
A special commemorating the 40th television anniversary of the soap opera "Guiding Light."
89.
Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992)
A documentary tracing how the sport of baseball has been depicted in Hollywood films.
90.
Nigerian Art: Kindred Spirits (1990) as Narration
A "Smithsonian World" presentation examining contemporary African art. Features an exhibit of contemporary African Sculpture at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, as well as extensive on-location filming of artists in Nigeria.
91.
22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1990)
Broadcast of the twenty-second annual NAACP Image Awards honoring the those who have contributed positively to the image of African-Americans.
92.
Zora Is My Name! (1990) as Zora Neale Hurston
A television drama, broadcast as part of the PBS "American Playhouse" series, about the African-American writer, oral historian and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston. Combines passages from the author's writings, anecdotes, folk tales told by actors, and sketches from the Hurston's life.
93.
Crown Dick (1987) as Johnson'S Mother
A drama which presents the promise of the American dream as seen through the eyes of two men; Dick Johnson, a black GI, and Kim, a Korean school teacher. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS series, "Ossie & Ruby."
94.
Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Hattie Perkins
An "Ossie & Ruby" presentation about "crazy" Hattie Perkins, a dedicated hospital worker fighting forced retirement after some 35 years of service. The story is an examination of the increasing precedence of economic and technical considerations over human values in the workplace.
95.
Alice in Wonder (1987) as Alice Weatherscott
A one-act play broadcast as a segment of "Ossie & Ruby" about the unsung heroes and heroines who struggled against all odds to establish and maintain community theater. Beneath the program's comic tone is a serious look at the lack of quality roles for black performers.
96.
Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Host ("Ossie & Ruby"); Mary Terrell
A historical drama, set in the late 1800s, exploring the marriage of Robert Terrell, a candidate for high court in Washington, D.C., and Mary Church Terrell. He is a loyal supporter of Booker T. Washington, while his wife differs with Washington's views. When Mary is to attend the founding conventio
97.
Treemonisha (1986) as Narrator
Scott Joplin's ragtime parable about a progressive-minded young woman who leads her community away from superstition and fear and toward education and enlightenment.
98.
Martin Luther King: The Dream and the Drum (1986) as Host
Martin Luther King's struggle for equality and his vision of a better society are examined through the writings of distinguished poets, lecturers, politicians, and authors who shared Dr. King's vision, as well as those who disagreed with his ideals. The program is an episode of the series "Ossie &
99.
Windows on Women (1985) as Host
A special compilation of highlights from Public Television's most revealing documentaries and dramas which illuminate women's lives and special concerns. Featured are scenes from "Nova," "Frontline," and "Masterpiece Theatre."
100.
D.H.O. (1973) as Dr Bianca Pearson; Staff Member
The story of Sam Delaney, the head of a District Health Office (D.H.O.), a doctor who is responsible twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for the health of the people of his community. In the pilot, Delaney investigates the tragic death of a diabetic girl that he believes was related to heavy
101.
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1972)
A theatrical adaptation of the autobiography of writer Lorraine Hansberry.

Writer (special)

102.
Zora Is My Name! (1990) as Writer
A television drama, broadcast as part of the PBS "American Playhouse" series, about the African-American writer, oral historian and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston. Combines passages from the author's writings, anecdotes, folk tales told by actors, and sketches from the Hurston's life.
103.
Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Writer
An "Ossie & Ruby" presentation about "crazy" Hattie Perkins, a dedicated hospital worker fighting forced retirement after some 35 years of service. The story is an examination of the increasing precedence of economic and technical considerations over human values in the workplace.

Producer (special)

104.
Crown Dick (1987) as Executive Producer
A drama which presents the promise of the American dream as seen through the eyes of two men; Dick Johnson, a black GI, and Kim, a Korean school teacher. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS series, "Ossie & Ruby."
105.
Mama (1987) as Producer
A one-woman show which portrays images of great black women, from the time of American slavery to the present day, who share a legacy of struggling, coping, and overcoming. Three women are portrayed in this segment of the "Ossie & Ruby" series: a mother, a prominent black women in her 70s, and a for
106.
My Man Bovanne (1987) as Producer
A drama dealing with the desire to grow old the way you want to, not the way your children want you to. The topic is covered through the character of Hazel Peoples, a 60-year-old in conflict with her grown children about basic life values and her own sexuality. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS seri
107.
Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Producer
A historical drama, set in the late 1800s, exploring the marriage of Robert Terrell, a candidate for high court in Washington, D.C., and Mary Church Terrell. He is a loyal supporter of Booker T. Washington, while his wife differs with Washington's views. When Mary is to attend the founding conventio
108.
Alice in Wonder (1987) as Producer
A one-act play broadcast as a segment of "Ossie & Ruby" about the unsung heroes and heroines who struggled against all odds to establish and maintain community theater. Beneath the program's comic tone is a serious look at the lack of quality roles for black performers.
109.
85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Producer
The final program in the "Ossie & Ruby" series relates the humorous tale of 85-year-old Lily Jenkins, who on a routine visit to the doctor, discovers she is pregnant. Filmed on location at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
110.
Refrigerator (1987) as Producer
A surreal comedy which offers a humorous look at tight urban living conditions and how those conditions invade every aspect of one man's social life and career. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS series "Ossie & Ruby."
111.
Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Producer
An "Ossie & Ruby" presentation about "crazy" Hattie Perkins, a dedicated hospital worker fighting forced retirement after some 35 years of service. The story is an examination of the increasing precedence of economic and technical considerations over human values in the workplace.
112.
Martin Luther King: The Dream and the Drum (1986) as Executive Producer
Martin Luther King's struggle for equality and his vision of a better society are examined through the writings of distinguished poets, lecturers, politicians, and authors who shared Dr. King's vision, as well as those who disagreed with his ideals. The program is an episode of the series "Ossie &

Misc. Crew (special)

113.
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Assistance
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

114.
Ernest Green Story (1993) as Mrs Wilson
115.
Windmills Of The Gods (1988) as Dorothy Stone
A two-part miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel involving a Midwestern college professor who is swept into the world of international political intrigue when she is appointed by the President to be the new American Ambassador to Romania. She becomes the target of an assassin who's
116.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Queen Haley
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

117.
Feast of All Saints, The (2001) as Elsie Claviere
Chronicles the lives of four "free people of color," descendants of African slaves and their French and Spanish owners who lived in Louisiana before the Civil War. The story focuses on Marcel Ste, Marie, his sister Marie Ste. Marie, and their close friends Anna Bella Monroe and Richard Lermontant as
118.
Stephen King's The Stand (1994) as Mother Abagail
When the world is destroyed by a plague, the human survivors engage in a biblical battle.
119.
Gore Vidal's Lincoln (1988) as Elizabeth Keckley
A miniseries based on Gore Vidal's best-selling novel, depicting the personal and political turmoil the Lincolns faced during the Civil War years.
120.
Atlanta Child Murders, The (1985) as Faye Williams
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two

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