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Madge Sinclair (1938–1995)

Madge Sinclair was born Madge Dorita Walters on April 28 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, married young and had two sons. Madge worked as a teacher in Jamaica until she was 30. She left her two boys with their father and went to New York City to be an actress. She began modeling and later acted with the New York Shakespearean Festival and at Joseph ... See full bio »

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 1995 Dream On (TV Series)
Mrs. Charles
 1994 The Lion King
Sarabi (voice)
 1993 The Man with Three Wives (TV Movie)
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
 1992 Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (TV Movie)
Faye Lincoln
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Curiosity Killed (1992) ... Lucille
 1991 The Orchid House (TV Series)
- Natalie (1991) ... Lally
- Joan (1991) ... Lally
- Stella (1991) ... Lally
- The Return of the Master (1991) ... Lally
 1990 The End of Innocence
Nurse Bowlin
 1989 Homeroom (TV Series)
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Ida May
- Take Back the Streets (1989) ... Ida May
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Muriel Johnston
- Guilt by Disassociation (1989) ... Muriel Johnston
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series)
Angela Holmes
- By the Waters of Babylon (1989) ... Angela Holmes
 1988 Divided We Stand (TV Movie)
Hattie Wickwire
 1987 Look Away (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Keckley
 1987 Starman (TV Series)
Lorraine Michaels
- The Test (1987) ... Lorraine Michaels
 1987 Ohara (TV Series)
Gussie Lemmons
- Brian (1987) ... Gussie Lemmons
- Frannie (1987) ... Gussie Lemmons
- Jesse (1987) ... Gussie Lemmons
- Laura (1987) ... Gussie Lemmons
- Louie (1987) ... Gussie Lemmons
 1987 Mathnet (TV Series)
Amelia Airliver
- Problem of the Trojan Hamburger (1987) ... Amelia Airliver
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Saratoga Captain (uncredited)
 1978-1984 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Miss Tomas / Mrs. Bradsbury
- Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (1984) ... Miss Tomas
- The Rag Tag Champs (1978) ... Mrs. Bradsbury
 1982 Victims (TV Movie)
Sgt. Ashcroft
 1980 Jimmy B. & André (TV Movie)
Andre's mother
 1980 High Ice (TV Movie)
Dr. Pittman
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Louelia Judd
- Sudden Death (1979) ... Louelia Judd
 1979 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (TV Movie)
Miss Flowers
 1978 Uncle Joe Shannon
 1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series)
 1978 Convoy
Widow Woman
 1977 One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (TV Movie)
Georgia LeFlore
 1977 Walkin' Walter (TV Series)
Roseabell Hoxie
 1977 Serpico (TV Series)
- One Long Tomorrow (1977) ... Michelle
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Bell Reynolds
- Part V (1977) ... Bell Reynolds
- Part VII (1977) ... Bell Reynolds
- Part VI (1977) ... Bell Reynolds
 1976 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Judge Gillespie
- Re: Who Shall Hall Bring Mercy (1976) ... Judge Gillespie
 1976 Leadbelly
Miss Eula
 1976 Almos' a Man (TV Short)
 1976 I Will... I Will... For Now
Dr. Williams
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
- Wasteland (1975)
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series)
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
Sheila Gates
- Stake Out (1975) ... Sheila Gates
 1975 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (TV Movie)
Sarah Prentiss
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
Leona Hamilton
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series)
Minnie Doze
- The Visitor (1974) ... Minnie Doze
 1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
- Tainted Lady (1974) ... Arbiter
 1974 Conrack
Mrs. Scott (school principal)
 1974 I Love You... Good-bye
 1972 Madigan (TV Series)
- The Midtown Beat (1972)
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She appeared in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and later guest starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) as Captain Silva La Forge, the mother of Geordi La Forge, played by LeVar Burton, who was one of her co-stars on the miniseries Roots (1977). Burton played the younger version Kunta Kinte in "Roots" (1977) and Sinclair's character played Bell Reynolds, the wife of the older ... See more »

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