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Minnie Gentry (1915–1993)

Minnie Gentry was born on December 2, 1915 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Minnie Lee Watson. She was an actress, known for Bad Lieutenant (1992), Black Caesar (1973) and The Brother from Another Planet (1984). She was married to Lloyd Gentry. She died on May 6, 1993 in New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 77) in New York, USA

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Known For

Bad Lieutenant Elderly Woman
(1992)
Black Caesar Momma Gibbs
(1973)
(1972)

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 1992 Here and Now (TV Series)
Mrs. Hackett
- Great Expectations (1992) ... Mrs. Hackett
 1992 Bad Lieutenant
Elderly Woman
 1990 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bernice
- Poison Ivy (1990) ... Bernice
 1990 Def by Temptation
Grandma
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Aunt Gramtee
- The Storyteller (1990) ... Aunt Gramtee
 1988 Apprentice to Murder
Mam Isobel
 1986 America
Mrs. Justice
 1979 Hollow Image (TV Movie)
Emma
 1979 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Miriam George
- Episode #1.981 (1979) ... Miriam George
 1977 Greased Lightning
Wendell's Mother
 1976 Just an Old Sweet Song (TV Movie)
Aunt Velvet
 1975 The American Parade (TV Mini-Series)
Sophia
- Sojourner (1975) ... Sophia
 1974 Claudine
Bus Woman (uncredited)
 1973 Black Caesar
Momma Gibbs
 1972 Come Back Charleston Blue
Her Majesty
 1972 Georgia, Georgia
Mrs. Alberta Anderson
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Aunt Bess (#1) (1975)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »
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Began her acting career with the Karamu Theater, a distinguished African-American theater in Cleveland, OH, USA, where she grew up. She returned to act with Karamu intermittently over 60 years, the last time in 1990. See more »

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Sagittarius

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