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Linda Hopkins (1924–2017)

Linda Hopkins was born on December 14, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Melinda Helen Matthews. She was an actress, known for Leprechaun 2 (1994), Great Performances (1971) and Disorderlies (1987). She died on April 10, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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Leprechaun 2
Leprechaun 2 Housewife
Great Performances
Great Performances Aunt Ethel
Disorderlies Buffy's Mother
Honkytonk Man
Honkytonk Man Blues Singer


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 2006 Cries in the Dark (TV Movie)
Mom #1
 2004 The Survivors Club (TV Movie)
Female Officer Tandy
 1994 Something Wilder (TV Series)
- Holy Water (1994) ... Lady
 1994 Leprechaun 2
 1991-1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Aunt Ethel
- Black and Blue (1993)
- The Colored Museum (1991) ... Aunt Ethel
 1987 Disorderlies
Buffy's Mother
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Sister McCandless
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... Sister McCandless
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Sister McCandless
 1982 Honkytonk Man
Blues Singer
 1981 Purlie (TV Movie)
Sister Hopkins
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... Singer
 1978 King (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Ellie
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Ellie
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Ellie
 1974 The Education of Sonny Carson
Lil Boy's mother
 1972-1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Episode #12.156 (1973) ... Musical Guest
- Episode #12.89 (1973) ... Musical Guest
- Episode #12.45 (1973) ... Musical Guest
- Episode #11.153 (1972) ... Musical Guest
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Stage: Appeared in "Black and Blue" on Broadway. Musical. NOTE: Nominated for Tony award as Best Actress, Musical. See more »

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Awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6233 Hollywood Blvd. on October 6, 2005. See more »

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