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Gloria Hendry

Born in Florida and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Gloria's first job was as an assistant to the legal secretary in the New York office of the NAACP. She also became a model around this time and worked at the Playboy Club as a "Bunny." This exposure led to her being cast in her first movie, For Love of Ivy (1968). In the 1970s, she became a popular... See full bio »

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  Old School Gangstas (pre-production)
Jelly's Girlfriend
 2009 Absolute Evil - Final Exit
Blind Woman
 2008 Man in the Mirror
Street Hooker
 2005 Seven Swans (Short)
 1996 South Bureau Homicide (Short)
Mrs. Cummings
 1994 Lookin' Italian
Leon's Mother
 1991 Seeds of Tragedy (TV Movie)
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Mrs. Ellis
- The Incident (1990) ... Mrs. Ellis
 1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
- Opening Moves (1987) ... Nurse
 1984 Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series)
Mrs. Wallace
- The Assignment (1984) ... Mrs. Wallace (as Gloria Henry)
 1977 Bare Knuckles
Barbara Darrow
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Martha May
- The Candy Man (1976) ... Martha May
 1974 Savage Sisters
Lynn Jackson
 1974 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Mary Wilson
- Fear Is a Free-Throw (1974) ... Mary Wilson
 1974 Black Belt Jones
 1973 Hell Up in Harlem
Helen Bradley
 1973 Slaughter's Big Rip-Off
 1973 Black Caesar
 1972 Across 110th Street
 1970 The Landlord
Gloria (as Gloria Henry)
 1968 For Love of Ivy
Cocktail Waitress (as Gloria Henry)
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Interviewed in "Reflections on Blaxploitation: Actors and Directors Speak", 2009.

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gloria Henry


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Made history as the very first romantically involved African-American James Bond girl. The movie was Live and Let Die (1973). See more »

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