Played the sister in a reprise of Damn Yankees! at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (Playbill News)
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Jackee Harry | Jackeé Harry | Jackee | Jackée
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[When she wanted to know if she was feuding with series' star Marla Gibbs
, who played Mary Jenkins]: That was true at the time, she and I sensed we have the greatest friends. We've come full circle, and by that I mean, I talked about it honestly and woman-to-woman, and she didn't have to but she said, 'People putting things to her heads and telling her things that, she was believing in them,' and...
Was second choice to play Oda Mae Brown in Ghost
(1990). The first choice, Whoopi Goldberg
, was unsure if she could fit the movie into her schedule and Jackee was verbally offered the part. Goldberg, of course, was able to fit it into her work schedule and eventually won the Oscar for her role.
Deep sultry voice.