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Born: June 14, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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2000:
Cast as the mother of a jailed man dying of AIDS in "The Visit"
1976:
Made TV longform debut, "The Moneychangers" (NBC)
1981:
Starred on "Checking In" (CBS)
1998:
Played recurring role of D.L. Hughley's mother on "The Hughleys" (ABC, UPN)
1972:
Made feature film debut in "Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man"
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Ran the Vision Theater Complex and Marla's Memory Lane, a jazz supper club
1985:
Starred in and co-produced the sitcom "227" (NBC); also wrote several episodes
1986:
Appeared as one of rotating hosts of "The Late Show" (Fox)
1993:
Returned to the big screen as the title character's mother in "The Meteor Man"
1975:
Played Florence, the wisecracking maid on "The Jeffersons" (CBS)
2006:
Appeared in "The Heart Specialist," starring Brian White and Zoe Saldana
2012:
Reunited with her "227" daughter Regina King with a guest role on "Southland" (TNT)
2012:
Appeared in the comedy "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection"

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