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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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 1972 Black Girl
 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
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 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)
 2006 Segregating the Greatest Generation (Documentary)
 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary)

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Other Works:

Vieux Carré (1977). Drama. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gertrude Jeanette

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

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