|Date of Birth||25 December 1932 , Charleston, South Carolina, USA|
|Date of Death||9 November 1999 , Los Angeles, California, USA (complications of diabetes)|
|Birth Name||Donnie Mabel Elizabeth Washington|
Mini Bio (1)
Actress who is best known for the role of Mama on the 1970's sitcom What's Happening!!! She also appeared in the movie The Jerk, with Steve Martin, and The Wiz, with Michael Jackson. Before What's Happening, she starred in the Broadway version of The Wiz, as the Wicked Witch of the West.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|Melvin King||(17 June 1967 - 8 September 1989) (divorced) (1 child)|