Actress | Soundtrack
Despite going uncredited in most of her film roles, she was well known to black audiences of the era. Some black theaters would feature her name on the marquee when her films were shown, rather than the names of the films' leading actors.
[on the struggles she faced as a Black actress in old Hollywood] I never felt the chance to rise above the role of maid in Hollywood movies. My color was against me. The fact that I was not 'hot' stamped me as either an uppity 'Negress' or relegated...
Most of her roles were uncredited
The Beautiful Maid
Houston, Texas, USA
Inglewood, California, USA
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