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Francine Everett (1915–1999)

Francine Everett, who was called the most beautiful woman in Harlem and one of the most beautiful actresses to appear on screen. She became a familiar face with black audiences through the race films, now known as Black Cinema. She was one of the few who became a movie star through Black Cinema and could call themselves a true actress. Blacks ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paradise in Harlem Desdemona Jones
Keep Punching Fanny Singleton
Tall, Tan, and Terrific Miss Tall, Tan and Terrific


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 1950 No Way Out
Woman (uncredited)
 1949 Lost Boundaries
White girl as black (uncredited)
 1946 Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.
Gertie La Rue
 1946 Tall, Tan, and Terrific (Short)
Miss Tall, Tan and Terrific
 1946 Stars on Parade (Short)
Patty Lyon
 1945 Big Timers (Short)
Betty Washburn / Specialty Act
 1944 Stars on Parade
Francine Everett - The Chords Member (uncredited)
 1943 Babbling Bess (Short)
Babbling Bess (uncredited)
 1939 Paradise in Harlem
Desdemona Jones
 1939 Keep Punching
Fanny Singleton
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 1939 Paradise in Harlem (performer: "GOSPEL VERSION OF OTHELLO" - uncredited)
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 1941 Toot That Trumpet (Short)
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 1990 That's Black Entertainment (Documentary)
 1947 Ebony Parade

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Francine Everett retired from show business in the 1950s and worked until 1985 as a clerk at Harlem Hospital.

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