Was a regular cast member on "The Goldbergs".
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I have never tried to pass for white and never had any desire. I am proud of my race. In Imitation of Life
(1934), I was showing how a girl might feel under the circumstances but I am not showing how I felt. I was slightly uncomfortable while making the scene where I stood before the mirror asking, "Am I not white?" No person who strives to be the least bit intelligent should allow a thing like ...
Met band leader Duke Ellington
while playing his girlfriend in the two-reeler short Black and Tan
(1929) and fell hard for the already-married musician. Heartsick, she later married Ellington's trombonist Lawrence Brown on the rebound in 1933.
The Dark Duse of Hollywood