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Rosalind Cash (1938–1995)

Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985). She was popular in other highly ... See full bio »

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General Hospital Mary Mae Ward (1994-1995)
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 1996 Circle of Pain (TV Movie)
 1995 Tales from the Hood
Dr. Cushing
 1995 A Dangerous Affair (TV Movie)
Dr. Robertson
 1992-1993 Roc (TV Series)
- God Bless the Child (1993) ... Margaret
- Second Time Around (1993) ... Margaret
- What's Up, Roc? (1992) ... Margaret
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Judge Angela Diggs
- The Man of Steel Bars (1993) ... Judge Angela Diggs
 1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Mrs. Bassin
- Six Degrees of Graduation (1993) ... Mrs. Bassin
 1992 The Second Coming (Short)
 1992 You Must Remember This (TV Movie)
Janet Mickens
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
- Teach Your Children (1992) ... Violet
 1991 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- Upwardly Mobile (1991) ... Witness
- Call Me Dimitri (1991) ... Witness
 1989-1991 A Different World (TV Series)
Dean Hughes
- Ms. Understanding (1991) ... Dean Hughes
- Under One Roof (1990) ... Dean Hughes
- To Have and Have Not (1989) ... Dean Hughes
- Radio Free Hillman (1989) ... Dean Hughes
 1990 China Beach (TV Series)
- One Small Step (1990) ... Greene
 1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Dr. Hayes
- Billy's Big One (1990) ... Dr. Hayes
 1990 227 (TV Series)
Audrey Barlow
- Gone Fishing (1990) ... Audrey Barlow
 1989 Death Spa
Sgt. Stone
 1989 Forced March
 1987-1989 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Val Shilladay
- New Job (1989) ... Val Shilladay
- We'll Meet Again (1988) ... Val Shilladay
- Weaning (1987) ... Val Shilladay
 1989 Family Ties (TV Series)
Maya Thompson
- All in the Neighborhood: Part 2 (1989) ... Maya Thompson
- All in the Neighborhood: Part 1 (1989) ... Maya Thompson
 1988 Knightwatch (TV Series)
 1988 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
- Mixed Blessings (1988) ... Lorraine
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Miz Tallant
- Dueling Voodoo (1988) ... Miz Tallant
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Nonnie Sweet
- Auld L'Anxiety (1987) ... Nonnie Sweet
 1987 From a Whisper to a Scream
 1987 The Mighty Pawns (TV Movie)
Mrs. Robinson
 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Ellie Livingston
- A Song of Songs (1987) ... Ellie Livingston
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Judge Thomas
- Cost of Living (1987) ... Judge Thomas
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Dr. Hughes
- Denise Gets a 'D' (1986) ... Dr. Hughes
 1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
- Voo Doo Knight (1986) ... Harana
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Leona Cleveland
- Hacked to Pieces (1985) ... Leona Cleveland
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Police Captain
- Boz Busters (1985) ... Police Captain
 1983-1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Florence
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... Aunt Florence
- Keeping On (1983)
 1985 This Is the Life (TV Series)
 1982-1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Janice Hastings / Claudia Thornberry
- Love and Marriage (1982) ... Claudia Thornberry
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Connie Meadows
- The Homecoming: Part 2 (1984) ... Connie Meadows
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Aunt Florence
 1983 Just an Overnight Guest (TV Short)
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie)
Frieda Barton
 1982 Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
Freida Lovejoy Burton
 1982 Wrong Is Right
Mrs. Ford
 1981 Benson (TV Series)
- Rainbow's End (1981) ... Elizabeth
 1981 The Sophisticated Gents (TV Series)
Christine Jackson
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Christine Jackson
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Christine Jackson
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Christine Jackson
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie)
Jenny Hammond
 1979 Flashpoint (TV Movie)
 1978 Death Drug
 1978 The Class of Miss MacMichael
Una Ferrar
 1978 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Carolyn Slade
- Dog Days (1978) ... Carolyn Slade
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Sgt. Sheila Peterson
- The Crying Child (1977) ... Sgt. Sheila Peterson
 1977 A Killing Affair (TV Movie)
Beverly York
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
 1976-1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
- The Sunday Father (1977) ... Loretta
- Christmas (1976) ... Loretta
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Mrs. Moore
- The Godson (1977) ... Mrs. Moore
 1976 The Monkey Hu$tle
 1976 Good Times (TV Series)
Jessica Bishop
- J.J. and the Older Woman (1976) ... Jessica Bishop
 1976 Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde
Dr. Billie Worth
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
Sarah Robinson
 1975 Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (TV Movie)
 1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Enid Berringer
- A Girl Like Mary (1974) ... Enid Berringer
 1974 Harry O (TV Series)
Shirley Drew
- Eyewitness (1974) ... Shirley Drew
 1974 Amazing Grace
Creola Waters
 1974 Uptown Saturday Night
Sarah Jackson
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
- King Lear (1974) ... Goneril
 1973 The All-American Boy
 1972 Hickey & Boggs
 1972 Melinda
Terry Davis
 1972 The New Centurions
 1971 The Omega Man
 1971 Klute
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mary Mae Ward (1994-1995)
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Stage: Appearedin "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men". See more »

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Maybe I've handled it [my career] all wrong, but I've gotten what I wanted to get out of it. That's a sense of being true to myself. I came to a point where I said I know there are things I am not going to do for money. See more »


In 1968 she landed a role in the Washington D.C. production of "The Great White Hope", a play about the career of African American boxer Jack Johnson. The part was a choice one, but at the same time an even better opportunity opened up: a slot with the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), a pioneering organization devoted to presenting plays by black writers and furthering the careers of black actors ... See more »



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