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Rosetta LeNoire (Rosetta Olive Burton)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Born Rosetta Olive Barton, she was the goddaughter of famed tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. She was in the landmark all-black version of "Macbeth," directed by Orson Welles in the 1930s. Former president Bill Clinton presented her with the National Medal of the Arts in 1999. Appeared in the movies "Moscow on the Hudson" (1984), "Brewster's Millions" (1985), and the television series "Family Matters" (1989 to 1997), in which she played the role of Estelle 'Mother' Winslow. Read more...

Actor

Character: Bertha / Additional Female Crows

Fritz the Cat 1972

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Character: Judge R. Woods

Brewster's Millions 1985

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Character: Herself Presenter: Special Award to the N.Y. State Council on the Arts

The 39th Annual Tony Awards 1985

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Character: Odessa, Willy's nurse

The Sunshine Boys 1975

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Character: Noah's Wife

The Green Pastures 1957

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