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Juanita Moore

Juanita MooreBorn: 19-Oct-1922
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 31-Dec-2013 [1]
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Imitation of Life

One of the few black actresses in 1950s Hollywood. She received a nomination for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1960 for Imitation of Life, playing housekeeper Annie Johnson.


[1] Some sources are indicating her death was one day later. But see Paul Vitello, "Juanita Moore, Oscar-Nominated Actress, Dies at 99", The New York Times, 3 January 2014: "died on Tuesday in Los Angeles." CNN concurs with the date, both organizations giving as their source Moore's grandson, Kirk Kelleykahn.

    Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1974

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Kid (25-Jun-2000)
    Two Moon Junction (22-Apr-1988)
    O'Hara's Wife (8-Jul-1982)
    Paternity (2-Oct-1981)
    Abby (25-Dec-1974)
    Thomasine & Bushrod (10-Apr-1974)
    The Mack (4-Apr-1973)
    Skin Game (30-Sep-1971) · Viney
    Up Tight! (28-Dec-1968)
    Rosie! (22-Nov-1967)
    The Singing Nun (17-Mar-1966) · Sister Mary
    Papa's Delicate Condition (6-Mar-1963)
    Walk on the Wild Side (21-Feb-1962) · Mama
    Tammy Tell Me True (26-Jul-1961) · Della
    Imitation of Life (17-Apr-1959) · Annie Johnson
    The Girl Can't Help It (1-Dec-1956)
    Ransom! (24-Jan-1956) · Shirley Lorraine
    Women's Prison (Feb-1955) · Polyclinic Jones
    Witness to Murder (15-Apr-1954) · Negress
    Affair in Trinidad (30-Jun-1952) · Dominique



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