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Teresa Graves (1948–2002)


Teresa Graves started her career as a singer with The Doodletown Pipers. She later turned to acting, appearing regularly on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) as the "Mod, Mod World" bikini girl in 1969 and 1970. She had supporting roles in several films during the 1970s, including Black Eye (1974), That Man Bolt (1973) and Old Drac (1974), with ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1974 Black Eye
Cynthia
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Movie)
Christie Love
 1974 Old Drac
Countess Vampira
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
Susan Davis
- Easy Money (1973) ... Susan Davis
 1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Nurse Allen
- The Needle (1972) ... Nurse Allen
 1972 Keeping Up with the Joneses (TV Movie)
 1971 The Funny Side (TV Series)
Minority Wife
- The Funny Side of the Consumer (1971) ... Minority Wife
 1969-1970 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Regular Performer
- Episode #3.26 (1970) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #3.25 (1970) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #3.24 (1970) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #3.23 (1970) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #3.22 (1970) ... Regular Performer
 1969 Turn-On (TV Series)
Regular
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Regular
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Personal Details

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3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Theresa Graves

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Jehovah is first. My job is second.

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Was acknowledged as the first African-American woman to play the lead in a police film and TV show and the first to have her own one-hour series. See more »

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