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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 2014
Born: October 27, 1924 Cause of Death:
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY

Cast (feature film)

6. Video Girl (2011)
7. America (2009)
8. Steam (2008)
9. All About Us (2007)
10. American Gangster (2007)
11. Naming Number Two (2006)
13. Taking Back Our Town (2001) as Emelda West.
14. Finding Buck McHenry (2000) as Mrs Henry.
15. Storm in Summer, A (2000) as Grandmother.
17. Passing Glory (1999) as Mommit Porter.
18. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999) as Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany.
19. Baby Geniuses (1999) as Margo.
22. Wall, The (1998) as Mrs Mitchell ("The Badge").
23. Simple Wish, A (1997) as Hortense.
25. Tuesday Morning Ride (1996) as Jennie.
26. Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) as Sophia.
27. Just Cause (1995) as Evangeline Ferguson.
28. Cop And A Half (1993) as Rachel.
29. Color Adjustment (1992) as Narration.
30. Jungle Fever (1991) as Lucinda Purify.
31. Love At Large (1990) as Corinne Dart.
32. Court-martial Of Jackie Robinson, The (1990) as Mallie Robinson.
33. Decoration Day (1990) as Rowena.
34. Making "Do the Right Thing" (1989) as Herself.
35. Do the Right Thing (1989) as Mother Sister.
36. Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984) as Mrs Grimes.
37. Wild Style (1983)
38. Cat People (1981) as Female.
39. All God's Children (1980) as Irene Whitfield.
40. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing (1978) as Grandmother Baxter.
41. Countdown at Kusini (1976) as Leah Matanzima.
42. It's Good to Be Alive (1974) as Ruthe Campanella.
43. Buck and the Preacher (1972) as Ruth .
44. Black Girl (1972) as Netta's mother .
45. Sheriff, The (1971) as Sue-Anne Lucas.
47. Uptight (1968) as Laurie .
48. The Incident (1967) as Joan Robinson .
49. The Balcony (1963) as Thief .
50. Gone Are the Days! (1963) as Lutiebelle .
51. A Raisin in the Sun (1961) as Ruth Younger .
52. Take a Giant Step (1960) as Christine .
53. Virgin Island (1960) as Ruth.
54. St. Louis Blues (1958) as Elizabeth .
55. Edge of the City (1957) as Lucy Tyler .
56. Go Man Go (1954) as Irma Jackson .
57. The Tall Target (1951) as Rachel .
58. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) as Rae Robinson [earlier known as Rae Isum] .
59. No Way Out (1950) as Connie .
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.

Director (special)

64. 85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Director.
65. My Man Bovanne (1987) as Director.
66. Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Director.

Cast (special)

69. Intimate Portrait: Rosa Parks (2001) as Interviewee.
70. Civil Rights Heroes (2001) as Interviewee.
71. Amsterdam News: Stories of Black New York (2000) as Interviewee.
72. SAG Awards Show (1999) as Live Achievement Award Recepient.
74. God's Gonna Trouble the Water (1998) as Narration.
75. Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998) as Narration.
78. NYTV: By the People Who Made It (1998) as Interviewee.
80. Sidney Poitier: The Defiant One (1997) as Interviewee.
81. Mississippi, America (1996) as Narration.
82. Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul (1995) as Narration.
83. Whitewash (1994) as Voice Of Mrs Calloway.
84. After Goodbye: An AIDS Story (1994) as Narration.
85. 48th Annual Tony Awards, The (1994) as Presenter.
90. Nigerian Art: Kindred Spirits (1990) as Narration.
92. Zora Is My Name! (1990) as Zora Neale Hurston.
93. Crown Dick (1987) as Johnson'S Mother.
94. Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Host ("Ossie & Ruby"); Mary Terrell.
95. Alice in Wonder (1987) as Alice Weatherscott.
96. Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Hattie Perkins.
97. Treemonisha (1986) as Narrator.
99. Windows on Women (1985) as Host.
100. D.H.O. (1973) as Dr Bianca Pearson; Staff Member.

Writer (special)

102. Zora Is My Name! (1990) as Writer.
103. Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Writer.

Producer (special)

104. Crown Dick (1987) as Executive Producer.
105. Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Producer.
106. Refrigerator (1987) as Producer.
107. My Man Bovanne (1987) as Producer.
108. Alice in Wonder (1987) as Producer.
109. 85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Producer.
110. Mama (1987) as Producer.
111. Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Producer.
112. Martin Luther King: The Dream and the Drum (1986) as Executive Producer.

Misc. Crew (special)

113. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Assistance.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

114. Stephen King's The Stand (1994) as Mother Abagail.
115. Ernest Green Story (1993) as Mrs Wilson.
116. Windmills Of The Gods (1988) as Dorothy Stone.
117. Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Queen Haley.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

118. Feast of All Saints, The (2001) as Elsie Claviere.
119. Gore Vidal's Lincoln (1988) as Elizabeth Keckley.
120. Atlanta Child Murders, The (1985) as Faye Williams.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

121. Steadfast Tin Soldier (2000) as Voice Of Grandma.

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