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Josephine Premice

Josephine PremiceBorn: 21-Jul-1926
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY [1]
Died: 13-Apr-2001
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Emphysema
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Calypso singer, Broadway actress


[1] Many sources say Haiti. But see Robin Pogrebin, "Josephine Premice, 74, Actress Who Dazzled on Broadway", The New York Times, 17 April 2001: "Born in Brooklyn in 1926 to Haitian parents, Ms. Premice grew up in New York and Haiti and studied dance with Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham."

Sister: Adele Premice
Husband: Timothy Fales (socialite, m. 1960, until her death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Enrico Fales (b. 1959)
Daughter: Susan Marya Fales-Hill (b. 15-Aug-1962)

    University: BS Anthropology, Columbia University

    Haitian Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    A Different World Desiree Porter (1992-93)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (31-Jan-1974) · Mme. Gautier


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