Maggie (segment "Homecoming Day")
Coretta Scott King
The 34th Annual Emmy Awards
Herself - Nominee: Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special & Presenter: Best Limited Series
The 30th Annual Emmy Awards
Herself - Nominee: Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series & Presenter: Best Writing in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy - Adaptation
(1968) Stage: Appeared (as "Myrna Jessup") in "Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights" on Broadway
. Comedy. Written by Robert Alan Aurthur
. Directed by Sidney Poitier
. John Golden Theatre: 27 Feb 1968-2 Mar 1968 (7 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Johnny Brown
(as "Henry Hardy")...
5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Did You Know?
[on her commitment to choose only positive images] Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch--what make you go beyond the norm . . . The choices of roles I made had to do with educating and entertaining. And as a result I found myself working only every two or three years.
Is one of 10 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge
, Diana Ross
, Diahann Carroll
, Whoopi Goldberg
, Angela Bassett
, Halle Berry
, Gabourey Sidibe
, Viola Davis
and 'Quvenzhane Wallis'.