Toni Morrison (I) (1931–2019)

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Toni Morrison was born on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio, USA. She was a writer and actress, known for Song of Solomon, Beloved (1998) and American Experience (1987). She was married to Harold Morrison. She died on August 5, 2019 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

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American Experience Reader / Recitant
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 1998 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Beloved (novel)
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Other Works:

author of "Beloved, " "Song of Solomon, " "Jazz." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 5¾" (1.67 m)


Harold Morrison  (divorced)  (2 children)

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On truth: Not knowing was hard; knowing was harder. See more »


In a 60 Minutes interview, she mentioned that her father had experienced such horrific racism that he considered himself superior to white people. See more »

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