Appeared (as "Lutiebell Gussie Mae Jenkins") in "Purlie Victorious" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Ossie Davis
. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Cort Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 20 Nov 1961-13 May 1962): 28 Sep 1961-13 May 1962 (261 performances). Cast: Ossie Davis (as "Purlie Victorious Judson"), Sorrell Booke
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I didn't have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don't hire little colored girls to do this or that.
1989: Voted into the NAACP image award Hall of Fame with husband Ossie Davis