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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)

4. 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. Storm in Summer, A (2000) as Grandmother.
15. Finding Buck McHenry (2000) as Mrs Henry.
17. Passing Glory (1999) as Mommit Porter.
18. Baby Geniuses (1999) as Margo.
20. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999) as Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany.
22. Wall, The (1998) as Mrs Mitchell ("The Badge").
23. Simple Wish, A (1997) as Hortense.
24. Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996) as Sophia.
26. Tuesday Morning Ride (1996) as Jennie.
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. Court-martial Of Jackie Robinson, The (1990) as Mallie Robinson.
32. Decoration Day (1990) as Rowena.
33. Love At Large (1990) as Corinne Dart.
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. Black Girl (1972) as Netta's mother .
44. Buck and the Preacher (1972) as Ruth .
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. Virgin Island (1960) as Ruth.
53. Take a Giant Step (1960) as Christine .
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. No Way Out (1950) as Connie .
59. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) as Rae Robinson [earlier known as Rae Isum] .
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. Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Director.
65. My Man Bovanne (1987) as Director.
66. 85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Director.

Cast (special)

69. Civil Rights Heroes (2001) as Interviewee.
70. Intimate Portrait: Rosa Parks (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. Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998) as Narration.
76. God's Gonna Trouble the Water (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. Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Hattie Perkins.
96. Alice in Wonder (1987) as Alice Weatherscott.
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. Letter to Booker T., A (1987) as Producer.
106. 85-Year-Old Swinger, The (1987) as Producer.
107. Mama (1987) as Producer.
108. Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age (1987) as Producer.
109. Refrigerator (1987) as Producer.
110. Alice in Wonder (1987) as Producer.
111. My Man Bovanne (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. Feast of All Saints, The (2001) as Elsie Claviere.
115. Stephen King's The Stand (1994) as Mother Abagail.
116. Ernest Green Story (1993) as Mrs Wilson.
117. Windmills Of The Gods (1988) as Dorothy Stone.
118. Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Queen Haley.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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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