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Juanita Moore
Birth: Oct. 19, 1914
Leflore County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 2014
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. She will be best remembered for playing 'Annie Johnson', the self-sacrificing mother and housekeeper in the race-themed motion picture "Imitation of Life" (1959). She received an Academy Award nomination for her effort. She worked as a chorus girl at the Cotton Club and turned to acting, as she performed in stage productions at the Ebony Showcase Theater. She marked his film debut playing a nurse in "Pinky" (1949) and for the next ten years, she was limited to stereotypical parts usually as a cleaning woman or housekeeper with warmth and intelligence. After achieving success in "Imitation of Life" (1959), she experienced roles in the films "Tammy Tell Me True" (1961), "Walk on the Wild Side" (1962), "Papa's Delicate Condition" (1963), "The Singing Nun" (1966) and "Two Moon Junction" (1988). Among her many TV credits include "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Judging Amy". (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  Richard Harrison Moore (1862 - 1917)
  Willie Ella Moore (1876 - 1937)
  Ananias John Berry (1913 - 1951)
  Charles Thomas Burris (1918 - 2001)*
  Willa B. Moore Gardner (1895 - 1983)*
  Pocahontas Moore Lawson (1900 - 1987)*
  Embea Moore (1905 - 1984)*
  Aguinaldo Moore Gooden (1911 - 2012)*
  Juanita Moore (1914 - 2014)
*Calculated relationship
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jan 01, 2014
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Juanita Moore
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Juanita Moore
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Lovely lady. Love "Imitation of Life." Stellar performance. Rest in heavenly peace.
- JC, Kaufman County, Tex
 Added: Mar. 13, 2016
on your passing you are remembered good actress rest in peace
- deborah dyess
 Added: Jan. 17, 2016

- Stacey
 Added: Jan. 2, 2016
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