Edna Mae Harris

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New York City, New York, USA
Edna Mae Harris was one of the best actresses of the Black race in the 1930s and 1940s. She starred in some of the best all black cast independently produced movies in the 1930s and 1940s. An attractive woman who had a soulful voice, personality, sex appeal, she was a triple threat to show business, for she could sing, dance, and act. She was the personification of an Harlem performer, sexy, vivacious, alive, hot and full of life. Edna found fame by playing in the stage and screen version of "Green Pastures" as Zeba. Read more...


Character: Rose - Lee's Maid

Bullets or Ballots 1936

Character: Elsie Bellwood

Lying Lips 1939