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Maya Angelou


Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Marguerite Annie Johnson. She is an actress and writer, known for Good Hair (2009), As Seen Through These Eyes (2008) and Calypso Heat Wave (1957). She was previously married to Paul Du Feu, Vusumzi Make and Tosh Angelos. See full bio »
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 2001 Phenomenal Woman
Phenomenal Woman
 2000 The Runaway (TV Movie)
Conjure Woman
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Narrator
 1995 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Clarice Mitchell
- Reunion (1995) ... Clarice Mitchell
 1995 The Journey of August King
Narrator (voice)
 1995 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Guest Appearance in 'A New Way to Walk'
- Episode #26.89 (1995) ... Guest Appearance in 'A New Way to Walk'
 1993 There Are No Children Here (TV Movie)
Lelia Mae
 1993 Poetic Justice
Aunt June
 1977 The Richard Pryor Special? (TV Movie)
Willie's Wife
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Nyo Boto / Yaisa
- Part II (1977) ... Nyo Boto
- Part I (1977) ... Yaisa
 1959 Porgy and Bess
Dancer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (78 credits)
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Other Works:

Author of childrens' book, "My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me." (Clarkson Potter Publishing, 1994) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr Maya Angelou | Dr. Maya Angelou

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style. See more »

Trivia:

Toured Europe and Africa in an American production cast of 'Porgy and Bess' between 1954 and 1955. See more »

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Aries

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