Sep. 13, 1948 Birmingham Jefferson County Alabama, USA
Jan. 23, 2003 Beverly Hills Los Angeles County California, USA
Singer, Actress. She started out as a cabaret performer and later won a Tony Award in the musical revue "Aint Misbehavin'. She's continued a successful career in the theater, including a revival of "Annie," in which she won awards such as the Outer Circle Critics Award, the Obie, and the Drama Desk Award. Her TV career included recurring roles on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope" and the prime-time series "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo" as police sergeant Hildy Jones. Her biggest TV hit was as Nell on the sitcom "Gimme a Break" (1981-1987). She had been suffering from diabetes for years. (bio by: John Sheets)
Cause of death: Complications of heart disease and diabetes.
Burial: Hillside Memorial Park Culver City Los Angeles County California, USA Plot: Acacia Gardens, Wall KK, Crypt 7040
Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: John Sheets Record added: Jan 23, 2003
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