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Abbey Lincoln (1930–2010)

Abbey Lincoln was born on August 6, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Anna Marie Wooldridge. She was an actress, known for For Love of Ivy (1968), Nothing But a Man (1964) and Mo' Better Blues (1990). She was married to Max Roach. She died on August 14, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1990 Mo' Better Blues
Lillian Gilliam
 1978 All in the Family (TV Series)
Laura Grant
- What'll We Do with Stephanie? (1978) ... Laura Grant
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Judge Mabel Palmer
- Angela's Nightmare (1974) ... Judge Mabel Palmer
 1972 Short Walk to Daylight (TV Movie)
Dorella
 1971 On Being Black (TV Series)
Tommy
- Wine in the Wilderness (1971) ... Tommy
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Millie Webster
- Cat's Paw (1971) ... Millie Webster
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Claudia Lee
- The Black Answer (1968) ... Claudia Lee
 1968 For Love of Ivy
Ivy Moore
 1964 Nothing But a Man
Josie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Singer of album, "Devil's Got Your Tongue," See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gaby Wooldridge
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[In 1993 interview about her image makeover]: This dress was more important than I was. People in the audience were looking at my exposed breasts and the shape of my body, and it didn't have nothing to do with the music. See more »

Trivia:

Began as a singer in Chicago nightclubs, often using pseudonyms like 'Anna Marie' and 'Gaby Lee'. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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Has Abbey been in other films? sltucker
Just saw Short Walk To Daylight (1972) today. She died today. james362001
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