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Danitra Vance (1954–1994)

Danitra Vance was born on July 13, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Little Man Tate (1991), The War of the Roses (1989) and Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1992). She died on August 21, 1994 in Markham, Illinois. See full bio »

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 1992 Jumpin' at the Boneyard
 1991 Little Man Tate
Clinic Doctor
 1991 Hangin' with the Homeboys
Pool Hall Couple
 1991 Great Performances (TV Series)
Miss Pat / The Woman / Normal Jean Reynolds
- The Colored Museum (1991) ... Miss Pat / The Woman / Normal Jean Reynolds
 1990 Sisters (TV Movie)
 1989 Limit Up
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
Emma St. John
- Hunger Chic (1989) ... Emma St. John
 1989 The Cover Girl and the Cop (TV Movie)
 1988 Sticky Fingers
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Annette McAllister
- Child's Play (1987) ... Annette McAllister
 1985-1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Cabrini Green Jackson / Annette Watkins / ...
- Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) ... Cabrini Green Jackson
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... Various
- Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) ... Various
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 1987 Ebony/Jet Showcase (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 May 1987 (1987) ... Herself
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 2005 Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Retrosexual: The 80's (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 1991 Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (TV Special)
Yuppie (uncredited)

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Other Works:

: Played Delia, Girl, and Missy May in "Spunk: Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston" by George C. Wolfe (Joseph Papp Public Theater, New York City, New York, USA). Won Obie Award, NAACP Image Award, and Drama-Logue Award. See more »

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Was frustrated with being typecast as maids and hookers on Saturday Night Live (1975). She also had trouble reading from cue cards due to her dyslexia. See more »

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