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Olga James

Olga James was born on February 16, 1929. She is an actress, known for The Vampire Lovers (1970), Carmen Jones (1954) and The Bill Cosby Show (1969). See full bio »


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Known For

The Vampire Lovers
The Vampire Lovers Village Girl
Carmen Jones
Carmen Jones Cindy Lou
The Bill Cosby Show
The Bill Cosby Show Verna Kincaid / Gail Hathaway
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Sealab 2020 Mrs. Thomas


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 1972 Sealab 2020 (TV Series)
Mrs. Thomas (voice)
 1969-1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Verna Kincaid / Gail Hathaway
- The Miraculous Martin (1971) ... Verna Kincaid
- The Lincoln Letter (1970) ... Verna Kincaid
- Really Cool (1970) ... Gail Hathaway
- Blind Date (1970) ... Verna Kincaid
- Growing, Growing, Grown (1970) ... Verna Kincaid
 1970 The Vampire Lovers
Village Girl
 1954 Carmen Jones
Cindy Lou
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 1954 Carmen Jones (performer: "YOU TALK JUS' LIKE MY MAW", "MY JOE", "HE GOT HIS SELF ANOTHER WOMAN")
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 1978 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- She Must Be Joking! (1978) ... Herself
 1957 Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series)
- Episode #2.25 (1957) ... Herself
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
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 2003 Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (TV Movie documentary)
Cindy Lou (clip from Carmen Jones (1954)) (uncredited)

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She acted in Lorraine Hansberry's play, "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Juanita Moore, Earle Hyman, Kim Hamilton, Scott Cunningham, and Meredith Edwards in the cast. Lloyd Richards was director. See more »


5' 1½" (1.56 m)

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Sister-in-law of Nat Adderley.

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