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Juanita Moore
Birth: Oct. 19, 1914
Greenwood (Leflore County)
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. Born in Los Angeles, California, she had 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.) 
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
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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God Bless You
- LN
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
You were such a wonderful actress. I like Imitation of Life a lot, and I thought your role in it was so fabulous. You, Lana Turner and Sandra Dee were quite a team, and played your roles quite well. You will never be forgotten. God bless you, sweet lady. ...(Read more)
- Matt Tawesson
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014

- laura from Italy
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014
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