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Juanita Moore

Juanita MooreBorn: 19-Oct-1922
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 31-Dec-2013 [1]
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Imitation of Life

One of the few black actresses in 1950s Hollywood. She received a nomination for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1960 for Imitation of Life, playing housekeeper Annie Johnson.

[1] Some sources are indicating her death was one day later. But see Paul Vitello, "Juanita Moore, Oscar-Nominated Actress, Dies at 99", The New York Times, 3 January 2014: "died on Tuesday in Los Angeles." CNN concurs with the date, both organizations giving as their source Moore's grandson, Kirk Kelleykahn.

    Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1974

    The Kid (25-Jun-2000)
    Two Moon Junction (22-Apr-1988)
    O'Hara's Wife (8-Jul-1982)
    Paternity (2-Oct-1981)
    Abby (25-Dec-1974)
    Thomasine & Bushrod (10-Apr-1974)
    The Mack (4-Apr-1973)
    Skin Game (30-Sep-1971) · Viney
    Up Tight! (28-Dec-1968)
    Rosie! (22-Nov-1967)
    The Singing Nun (17-Mar-1966) · Sister Mary
    Papa's Delicate Condition (6-Mar-1963)
    Walk on the Wild Side (21-Feb-1962) · Mama
    Tammy Tell Me True (26-Jul-1961) · Della
    Imitation of Life (17-Apr-1959) · Annie Johnson
    The Girl Can't Help It (1-Dec-1956)
    Ransom! (24-Jan-1956) · Shirley Lorraine
    Women's Prison (Feb-1955) · Polyclinic Jones
    Witness to Murder (15-Apr-1954) · Negress
    Affair in Trinidad (30-Jun-1952) · Dominique

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