A regular performer on the weekly Eddie Cantor
radio show "It's Time to Smile" on NBC. She had previously been a guest on four episodes in 1941 and 1942.
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, fellow members of the motion picture industry and honored guests: This is one of the happiest moments of my life, and I want to thank each one of you who had a part in selecting me for one of their awards, for your kindness. It has made me feel very, very humble; and I shall always hold it as a beacon for anything that I may be able to do in the future...
A popular favorite as radio's "Beulah," Hattie starred in only one TV episode of Beulah
(1950) when it was transferred to the small screen due to her diagnosis of breast cancer. It was rumored there was another episode but, if there ever was one, it was never found. Ethel Waters
took over the "Beulah" role and reportedly hated the job.
Frequently played "maid" characters