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Clarice Taylor (1917–2011)


Clarice Taylor was born on September 20, 1917 in Buckingham County, Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Play Misty for Me (1971), Sommersby (1993) and Smoke (1995). She died on May 30, 2011 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1995 Smoke
Grandma Ethel
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
Mrs. Chaffey
- An Eye for an Eye (1995) ... Mrs. Chaffey
 1993 Sommersby
Esther
 1989 Sesame Street (TV Series)
David's Grandma
- Episode #20.113 (1989) ... David's Grandma
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Miss Emma
- Rockabye Baby (1986) ... Miss Emma (as Clarise Taylor)
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Series)
Pearl McKinley
- Death Valley Day (1985) ... Pearl McKinley
 1981 Purlie (TV Movie)
Idella Landy
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Nurse Bailey
- The Gifts (1981) ... Nurse Bailey
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Lovey
 1978 The Wiz (Video)
Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North
 1974 Wedding Band (TV Movie)
Fanny Johnson
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Cousin Emma
- Hello Cousin Emma... Goodbye Cousin Emma (1974) ... Cousin Emma
 1974 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Simpson
- Subject: The Sterlization of Judy Simpson (1974) ... Mrs. Simpson
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Clotilde
- The Last Payment (1973) ... Clotilde
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Mrs. Brooks
 1971 Such Good Friends
Mrs. McKay
 1969 Change of Mind
Rose Landis
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Alternate Names:

Clarise Taylor
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Best known on TV for playing the recurring role of Harriet (David's grandmother) on Sesame Street (1969) and Bill Cosby's mother on The Cosby Show (1984). See more »

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Virgo

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