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 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” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncom Model Tips, Kings & Queens, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Female Actresses, Vintage Black Glamour, Divas, Black History Facts, African American Women

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 of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncommon even in Hollywood. 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…

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African American actress Butterfly McQueen was famous for saying the movie quote: "I don't know 'nothin' 'bout birthin' no babies!" as Prissy in Gone with the Wind. Women In History, Black History, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Famous Black, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us

How long was your labor? ~ Famous labor scenes in movies and on TV

I calculated how long I was in labor: 33 hours. Good times! How long was your labor? ~ Birth stories and birth on film including Gone with the Wind.

Spencer Williams was an American actor and filmmaker. He was best known for playing Andy on TV’s The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show and for directing the 1941 race film The Blood of Jesus. Williams was a pioneer African-American film producer and director. Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Spencer Williams, African American Actors, African Americans, By Any Means Necessary, Persona, Celebrity

Spencer Williams Jr. - Wikipedia

Spencer Williams (July 14, 1893 – December 13, 1969) was an African American actor and filmmaker. He was best known for playing Andy in the Amos 'n Andy television show and for directing the 1941 race film The Blood of Jesus. Williams was a pioneer African-American film producer and director.

Benjamin Sherman Scatman Crothers (May 1910 – November was an American actor, singer, dancer and musician known for his work as Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man, and as Dick Hallorann in The Shining in Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Scatman Crothers, Actor Secundario, Cinema

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Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers (May 23, 1910 – November 22, 1986) was an American actor, singer, dancer and musician known for his work as Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man, and as Dick Hallorann in The Shining in 1980. He was also a prolific voiceover artist, and provided the voices of Meadowlark Lemon in the animated TV version of The Harlem Globetrotters, Jazz the Autobot in The Transformers, and the title character in Hong Kong Phooey.

Best remembered for the role of Reverend Sykes in the film classic To Kill a Mockingbird William Walker was born in Pendleton, Indiana in The son of a freed slave, Walker was the firs… Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Actor Secundario, By Any Means Necessary, Black History Facts, African Diaspora, Black People, Real People, Famous People

William Walker (1917-1992)

Best remembered for the role of Reverend Sykes in the film classic To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), William Walker was born in Pendleton, Indiana in 1917. The son of a freed slave, Walker was the firs…

Little Known Actors - Theresa Harris, Theresa Harris - was an African American actress who starred in a number of supporting and or uncredited roles in films between 1929 and Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Glam, Vintage Beauty, Black Actresses, Black History Facts, African American Women, African Americans

Little Known Actors - Theresa Harris

Theresa Harris (1906 - 1985) was an African American actress who starred in a number of supporting and or uncredited roles in films between 1929 and 1958. Born in Houston, Texas on New Years Eve 1906; the daughter of Isaiah (1879 - 1956) and Mable (1883 - 1964) Harris who were former sharecroppers in Louisianna; growing up she was raised as a Methodist and had originally wanted to become a singer from having listened to the voices of Louis Armstrong and Ethel Waters in the 1920s. In 1929…

Billie Thomas was an African-American child actor who was best-known for appearing in the "Our Gang" film series from 1934 to its end in Born . Black History Facts, Black History Month, Billie Thomas, Afro, Child Actors, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us, African American History

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William "Billie" Thomas, Jr. (March 12, 1931 – October 10, 1980) was an American child actor best remembered for portraying the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series' end in 1944. He was a native of Los Angeles, California.

Actor Little Farina (The Little Rascals - March, Yeah they had swag and style in the twenties! Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Black History Facts, African American History, American Women, Child Actors, African Diaspora

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

100 Years of African American vintage photography from the end of slavery in the 1860′s to the Black...

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 Black Actresses, Black Actors, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Hair, Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Black Men, My Black Is Beautiful

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Hey fam, Hope is all well for your weekend whether you are parting in the American tradition of Thanksgiving. Earlier today my daily gratitude ritual led my mind to the positive people who’ve crossed...

Mike Evans, actor ( The Jeffersons) The voice of reason- didn't know that he passed, and so young? Popular People, We The People, Celebrities Then And Now, Black Celebrities, Mike Evans, Celebrity Deaths, Black Actors, All In The Family, Thanks For The Memories

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