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Margaret Avery

Margaret Avery (born January 20, 1944) is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Shug in The Color Purple (1985). Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Avery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 20, 1944 In Mangum, Oklahoma, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Waitin' to Live
Latest Project:
Movie Proud Mary 2018-01-12
Known For
Poster of Riverbend
Poster of Which Way Is Up?
Poster of An Eye for an Eye
Poster of Terror at Red Wolf Inn
Movie Waitin' to Live Pearline Loggins 2021
Movie Proud Mary Mina 2018-01-12
Series The Carmichael Show Janet 2015-08-26
Series The Librarians Eleanor Darnell 2014-12-07
Series Being Mary Jane Helen Patterson 2014-01-07
Movie Meet the Browns Sarah Brown 2008-03-21
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Mamma Jenkins 2008-02-08
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Movie Second to Die Insurance Agent 2002-09-27
Series 413 Hope St. 1997-09-11
Series Die Gang Glenda Otero 1997-01-05
Movie White Man's Burden Megan Thomas 1995-12-01
Movie Night Trap Miss Sadie 1993-05-01
Movie Lightning in a Bottle Dr. Sierheed 1993-01-07
Series The Jacksons: An American Dream Martha Scruse 1992-11-15
Movie The Return of Superfly Francine 1990-11-09
Movie Heat Wave Roxie Turpin 1990-08-13
Movie Riverbend Bell Coleman 1989-05-01
Movie Blueberry Hill Hattie Cale 1988-12-02
Movie The Color Purple Shug Avery 1985-12-18
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Dottie 1982-01-01
Movie The Lathe of Heaven Heather LeLache 1980-01-01
Movie The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Toby Millman 1979-11-06
Movie Scott Joplin Belle Joplin 1977-12-30
Movie Which Way Is Up? Annie Mae 1977-11-04
Movie Magnum Force Prostitute 1973-12-23
Movie Hell Up In Harlem Sister Jennifer 1973-12-01
Movie An Eye for an Eye 1973-09-28
Movie Cool Breeze Lark 1972-03-29
Movie Something Evil Irene 1972-01-21
Movie Terror at Red Wolf Inn Edwina 1972-01-01
Movie Curtain Up Mary 1952-03-12
Movie A Boy, a Girl and a Bike Ginger 1949-05-23