Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle
1920 - 1998

Esther Rolle  American Actress


Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972–1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship5 yrs
Shortest Relationship5 yrs
Average Relationship Length5 yrs
First Name Esther
Last Name Rolle
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th November, 1920
Birthplace Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Died 17th November, 1998
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Diabetes Complications
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Spelman College- Atlanta, GA 1942
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Florida Evans- Good Times
Year(s) Active 1964–1998, 1964-1998
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Train Ride2000 Dean of Students Movie
Down in the Delta1998 Annie Movie
Rosewood1997 Aunt Sarah Movie
My Fellow Americans1996 Rita Movie
Poltergeist: The Legacy1996 Grandma Rose TV Show
Promised Land1996 Mary Harding TV Show
How to Make an American Quilt1995 Aunt Pauline Movie
Scarlett1994 Mammy TV Show
Touched by an Angel1994 Mary Harding TV Show
House of Cards1993 Adelle Movie
Message from Nam1993 Queenie, Elizabeth McQueen TV Movie
To Dance with the White Dog1993 Neelie TV Movie
Cape Fear1991 Woman Watching Cady Get Out from Under the Car Movie
Blackbird Fly1991 Short Film
The Kid Who Loved Christmas1990 Esther Clayton TV Movie
Singer & Sons1990 Sarah Patterson TV Show
Driving Miss Daisy1989 Idella Movie
The Mighty Quinn1989 Ubu Pearl Movie
Age-Old Friends1989 Mrs. Baker TV Movie
P.K. and the Kid1987 Mim Movie
Finder of Lost Loves1984 Nellie TV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984 Margaret TV Show
The New Mike Hammer1984 Viola Green TV Show
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet1982 Nurse Movie
The New Odd Couple1982 Mrs. Gibbs TV Show
American Playhouse1981 Lena 'Mama' Younger TV Show
Darkroom1981 Grandmother, Old Woman TV Show
See China and Die1981 Momma Sykes TV Movie
Flamingo Road1980 Julia TV Show
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings1979 Momma TV Movie
Summer of My German Soldier1978 Ruth TV Movie
The Incredible Hulk1978 Colleen Jensen TV Show
Winners1978 Shenendoah Griffin TV Show
Fantasy Island1977 Mama TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Lillian Randolph, Judge Kramer TV Show
Good Times1974 Florida Evans TV Show
Cleopatra Jones1973 Mrs. Johnson Movie
Don't Play Us Cheap1973 Miss Maybell Movie
Maude1972 Florida Evans TV Show
Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow!1971 Movie
The Bold Ones: The Senator1970 Black Woman TV Show
One Life to Live1968 Sadie Gray #2 (1971) TV Show
Up the Down Staircase1967 Teacher (uncredited) Movie
Nothing But a Man1964 Church Woman Movie
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PeterAug 21, 2010

I loved her, She was a fantasic Lady, and a very kind Woman. Thanks for all the memories. We shall miss you alway`..RIP

veronicaJul 16, 2009

i think this woman is a great woman i love her acting in good times rip

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