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Gertrude Jeannette

Gertrude Jeannette was born on November 28, 1914 in Urbana, Arkansas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Shaft (1971), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) and Nothing But a Man (1964). See full bio »

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Known For

Shaft
Shaft Old Lady
(1971)
Cotton Comes to Harlem
Cotton Comes to Harlem Sister Minnie
(1970)
Nothing But a Man
Nothing But a Man Mrs. Dawson
(1964)

Filmography

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 1972 Black Girl
Sister Jenkins
 1971 Shaft
Old Lady
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
Sister Minnie
 1964 Nothing But a Man
Mrs. Dawson (as Gertrude Jeanette)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mrs. Bonham
- The Non-Violent (1964) ... Mrs. Bonham
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
 2009 The Guest at Central Park West (producer)
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 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary) (thanks)
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 2014 Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (Documentary)
Herself
 2006 Segregating the Greatest Generation (Documentary)
Herself
 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary)
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Nobody Loves an Albatross (1963). Comedy. Written by Ronald Alexander. Directed by Gene Saks. Lyceum Theatre: 17 Dec 1963- 19 Dec 1963 (212 performances + 3 previews that began on 17 Dec 1963). Cast: Robert Preston (as "Nat Bentley"), Jack Bittner (as "Sean O'Loughlin"), Frank Campanella (as "L.T. Whitman"), Constance Ford (as ... See more »

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Trivia:

She was the first female cab driver in New York City.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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