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Josephine Premice (1926–2001)

Josephine Premice was born on July 21, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), Carnival in April (1953) and A Different World (1987). She was married to Capt. Timothy Fales. She died on April 13, 2001 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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 1991-1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Desiree Porter / Erdine Abernathy
- When One Door Closes...: Part 2 (1993) ... Desiree Porter
- Happy Birthday to Moi (1993) ... Desiree Porter
- Faith, Hope, and Charity: Part 1 (1992) ... Desiree Porter
- Interior Desecration (1992) ... Desiree Porter
- How Great Thou Art (1991) ... Erdine Abernathy
 1990 New Attitude (TV Series)
- A Star Is Born (1990) ... Audrey
- I Am Not a Crook (1990) ... Audrey
 1989 The Robert Guillaume Show (TV Series)
- The Day After the Night Before (1989) ... Donna
- First Date (1989) ... Donna
- Together Again (1989) ... Donna
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Cunningham
- Play It Again, Russell (1986) ... Mrs. Cunningham
 1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
- Louise's Sister (1979) ... Maxine
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
- Drums at Midnight ... Mambo
 1953 Carnival in April (Short)
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 1953 Carnival in April (Short) (performer: "I Go Siesta")
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 1996 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice (1996) ... Herself
 1992 The 46th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1966-1968 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 January 1968 (1968) ... Herself
- Episode #4.58 (1966) ... Herself
 1953 The Linkletter Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 June 1953 (1953) ... Herself

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She acted in Loften Mitchell's musical, "Bubbling Brown Sugar," at the Anta Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Avon Long in the cast.

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Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical): in 1958 for "Jamaica," and in 1967 for "A Hand is on the Gate." See more »


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