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Louise Bennett (I) (1919–2006)

She received her education from Ebenezer and Calabar Elementary Schools, St. Simon's College, Excelsior College, Friends College (Highgate). Her contribution to Jamaican cultural life was such that she was honored with the M.B.E., the Norman Manley Award for Excellence (in the field of Arts), the Order of Jamaica (1974) the Institute of Jamaica's ... See full bio »

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Known For

Calypso Martha
(1958)
Ring Ding Actress
(1969)
Club Paradise Portia
(1986)

Filmography

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 2001 Resistance
 1986 Club Paradise
Portia
 1981 Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure
Mama (as Luise Bennett)
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mercina
- In the Beautiful Caribbean (1972) ... Mercina
 1969 Ring Ding (TV Series)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica
Mamie (uncredited)
 1958 Calypso
Martha
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 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (performer: "Day Dah Light (Banana Loader's Song)")
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 2005 Literature Alive (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Miss Lou: Then and Now (2005) ... Self (as Louise Bennett-Coverly)
- Her True-True Name (2005) ... Self (as Louise Bennett-Coverly)
 1965 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series)
Self
- Millie in Jamaica (1965) ... Self
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Luise Bennett | Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverly | Honourable Louise Bennett-Coverly | Louise Bennett-Coverly
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She is survived by a son. See more »

Nickname:

Miss Lou

Star Sign:

Virgo

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