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Ethel Waters

Ethel WatersBorn: 31-Oct-1896
Birthplace: Chester, PA
Died: 1-Sep-1977
Location of death: Chatsworth, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sweet Mama Stringbean

Father: John Waters (mulatto rapist)
Mother: Louise Anderson (13 years old)
Husband: Merritt Purnsley (m. 1909, div. 1910)
Husband: Edward Mallory
Girlfriend: Ethel Williams
Girlfriend: Radclyffe Hall (rumored)

    Screen Actors Guild Nominating Committee
    Gospel Music Hall of Fame (1984)
    Grammy Hall of Fame (1998)
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Diabetes

    TELEVISION
    Beulah Beulah (1950-52)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Sound and the Fury (27-Mar-1959)
    The Member of the Wedding (30-Dec-1952) · Berenice Sadie Brown
    Pinky (29-Sep-1949) · Aunt Dicey
    Stage Door Canteen (24-Jun-1943) · Herself
    Cabin in the Sky (9-Apr-1943) · Petunia Jackson
    Cairo (17-Aug-1942) · Cleona Jones
    Tales of Manhattan (5-Aug-1942)
    On With the Show! (28-May-1929)

Author of books:
His Eye Is on the Sparrow (1951)
To Me It's Wonderful (1972)


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