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Mildred Washington (1905–1933)

The name Mildred Washington isn't remembered but she appeared in under 15 films in small parts but her presence, finesse, beauty and vivacious personality wasn't small. Mildred was a beautiful, curvaceous, popular Black actress and dancer in the 1920s and 1930s. She started on the stage appearing in musicals for many years and later conquered ... See full bio »

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Hide Hide Show Show Actress (12 credits)
 1933 Only Yesterday (uncredited)
 1933 A Man of Sentiment
Mildred - the Maid
 1933 Torch Singer
Carrie, Mimi's Maid
 1933 Morning Glory
Rita Vernon's Dresser (uncredited)
 1933 Bed of Roses
Genevieve - Lorry's Maid (uncredited)
 1932 Blonde Venus
Viola, the Maid (uncredited)
 1930 The Thoroughbred
Purple Washington
 1929 Hearts in Dixie
 1928 Tenderfeet
 1928 The Shopworn Angel
Daisy's Maid
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Small Role (uncredited)

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5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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During the earthquake in the spring of 1933, Washington developed appendicitis when she fell running for cover from Graumans Chinese Theatre. She died on the Thursday afternoon at the White Memorial Hospital. She was 28 years old.


Often played bubbly house maids

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