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October 31,1995 Rosalind Cash passed away at age 56 of cancer. She was a singer and actress of stage, screen and television.

October Actress Rosalind Cash passed away at age 56 of cancer. She was a singer and actress of stage, screen and television.

Tragically, Aida died suddenly on October 1, 1914, at age 34, from kidney failure. | The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

"A Dusky Beauty" says the caption -- What a wonderful shot of her expressive face and proud attitude! Aida Overton Walker, The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

seriously I had a Barbie doll who looked just like Judy Pace... truth

Judy Lenteen Pace is an African American actress who was the first villainess on television in Pace starred as the tough Vickie Fletcher, a high-powered lawyer on the hit show “Peyton Place.” “Peyton Place” is the only prime-time scripted series eve

1st African American Bond girl,  Trina parks.

Trina Parks (born December is an American actress, vocalist, choreographer, principal dancer and dance instructor, best known for portraying Thumper in Diamonds Are Forever.

Aunt Esther....from Sanford and son

LaWanda Page--Sanford and Son--Aunt Esther. I so enjoyed her on the hit sitcom "Sanford & Son". She was hilarious as she called Fred Sanford, "A fish eyed fool".

The Cole Family

Singer Nat King Cole with his family, including daughter Natalie, in London in 1963

Famous Families: Like Mother, Like Daughter - Lisa Bonet and Zoe Kravitz from #InStyle

Famous Families: Like Mother, Like Daughter

Like mother, like daughter: Lisa Bonet (on the right) and daughter Zoe Kravitz (by father Lenny Kravitz)

Della Reese, a multi-talented entertainer   Date:  Mon, 1931-07-06 *Della Reese was born this date in 1931. She is an African American actress, singer, television star and ordained minister.

Della Reese Delloreese Patricia Early, known professionally as Della Reese (born July singer, game show panelist of the one-time talk-show hostess and ordained minister.

Juanita Moore started her acting career in the early ’50s, a time during which very few Black actresses were given roles of substance in major-studio films.  Fortunately, Juanita’s roles began improving as Hollywood tentatively developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959, she received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Imitation of Life (1959), a glossy updating of a once-controversial Fannie Hurst novel about racial inequity.

Juanita Moore (October 1914 – January was an American film, television, and stage actress. Her most famous role was as Annie Johnson in the movie Imitation of Life

Kim Hamilton (Sept. 12, 1932 – Sept. 16, 2013) was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife (1997 - 2000) of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes.” Hamilton portrayed Helen Robinson in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird. Her long career on TV began as Andy's girlfriend on Amos 'n' Andy. She had roles on The Twilight Zone, Days of Our Lives, All in the Family & many mor...

was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife - of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes.

Meshach Taylor RIP

Meshach Taylor 1947 – 2014 I loved this man on Designing Women and Mannequin.

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