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Esther Rolle

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Date of birth (location)
8 November 1920,
Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Date of death (details)
17 November 1998,
Los Angeles, California, USA. (complications from diabetes)
Trivia
Originated the role of 'Dorcas Moulineaux' in steve carter's play, ... (show more)

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Filmography as: Actress, Miscellaneous crew, Notable TV guest appearances

Actress - filmography
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  1. Train Ride (2000)

  2. 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1999) (TV) .... Memorial Tribute
  3. Down in the Delta (1998) .... Aunt Annie Sinclair
  4. Rosewood (1997) .... Aunt Sarah
  5. My Fellow Americans (1996) .... Rita
  6. Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West (1995)
  7. How to Make an American Quilt (1995) .... Anna's Aunt Pauline
  8. "Scarlett" (1994) (mini) TV Series .... Mammy
  9. House of Cards (1993) .... Adelle
  10. Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1993) (archive footage) (uncredited) .... Herself (Harlem street performance, 1962)
  11. To Dance with the White Dog (1993) (TV) .... Neelie
  12. Message from Nam (1993) (TV) .... Queenie
    ... aka Danielle Steel's 'Message from Nam' (1993) (TV)
  13. Kid Who Loved Christmas, The (1990) (TV)
  14. "Singer & Sons" (1990) TV Series .... Sarah Patterson

  15. Mighty Quinn, The (1989) .... Ubu Pearl
  16. Age-Old Friends (1989) (TV) .... Mrs. Baker
    ... aka Month of Sundays, A (1989) (TV)
  17. Driving Miss Daisy (1989) .... Idella
  18. Raisin in the Sun, A (1989) (TV) .... Lena
  19. P.K. and the Kid (1987) .... Mim
  20. Ethnic Notions (1986) .... Narrator
  21. See China and Die (1980) (TV) .... Mama

  22. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979) (TV) .... Momma
  23. Summer of My German Soldier (1978) (TV) .... Ruth
  24. "Good Times" (1974) TV Series .... Florida Evans (1974-1977, 1978-1979)
  25. Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)
  26. Cleopatra Jones (1973) .... Mrs. Johnson
  27. Every Little Crook and Nanny (1972) (uncredited) .... Prospective Nanny #1
  28. "Maude" (1972) TV Series .... Florida Evans (1972-74)
  29. Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow? (1971)
    ... aka Barney (1971)
  30. "One Life to Live" (1968) TV Series .... Sadie Gray #2 (1971)

  31. Nothing But a Man (1964) .... Church Woman


Filmography as: Actress, Miscellaneous crew, Notable TV guest appearances

Miscellaneous crew - filmography

  1. Down in the Delta (1998) (dedicatee)


Filmography as: Actress, Miscellaneous crew, Notable TV guest appearances

Notable TV guest appearances

  1. "Poltergeist: The Legacy" (1996) playing "Grandma Rose" in episode: "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" (episode # 3.13) 5/29/1998
  2. "Touched by an Angel" (1994) playing "Mary Harding" in episode: "Amazing Grace (Part 1)" (episode # 3.20) 2/23/1997
  3. "Murder, She Wrote" (1984) playing "Margaret" in episode: "Reflections of the Mind" (episode # 2.6) 11/3/1985
  4. "Finder of Lost Loves" (1984) playing "Nellie" in episode: "Goodbye, Sara" (episode # 1.6) 11/3/1984
  5. "Fantasy Island" (1978) playing "Mama" in episode: "Edward" (episode # 6.19) 4/9/1983
  6. "Love Boat, The" (1977) 1983
  7. "New Odd Couple, The" (1982) in episode: "Pilot" (episode # 1.0) 10/1982
  8. "Darkroom" (1981) in episode: "Needlepoint" (episode # 1.5) 12/11/1981
  9. "Incredible Hulk, The" (1978) playing "Colleen Jensen" in episode: "Behind The Wheel" (episode # 3.7) 11/9/1979

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