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Rosa Parks (1913–2005)

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA as Rosa Louise McCauley. She was an actress, known for Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (2000), 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (1987) and A Place of Rage (1991). She was married to Raymond Parks. She died on October 24, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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 2001 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
- Rosa Parks (2001) ... Herself
 1993 1993 Essence Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Honoree
 1991 A Place of Rage (Documentary)
 1989 21st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
 1987 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Presenter
 1980 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Herself - Contestant (1980)
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 2013 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 February 2013 (2013) ... Herself
 2012 Barack Obama: A Change Has Come (Video short)
Herself (uncredited)
 2007 Numbers from a Montgomery Jail (Documentary short)
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary)
Herself (segment "Man in the Mirror")
 2002 The Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie)
Herself (uncredited)
 2001 We Shall Not Be Moved (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 The Speeches of Malcolm X (Video documentary)
Herself - Leads March Into Montgomery Beside Abernathy
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
- Awakenings: 1954-1956 (1987) ... Herself
 1986 In Remembrance of Martin (Documentary)
Herself (rides bus) (uncredited)

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rosa Lee Parks


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 413-415. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007. See more »


The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

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