Margaret Avery

Whoopi Goldberg and Margaret Avery in The Color Purple (1985)

Margaret Avery  American Actress


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Margaret Avery is a 72 year old American Actress. Born on 1st January, 1944 in Mangum, Oklahoma, USA, she is famous for The Color Puple in a career that spans 1972–present. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Margaret Avery has been in an on-screen matchup with Danny Glover in The Color Purple (1985).

Margaret Avery is a member of the following lists: People from Mangum, Oklahoma, Actresses from Oklahoma and Actresses from California.


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First Name Margaret
Last Name Avery
Age 72 years
Birthday 1st January, 1944
Birthplace Mangum, Oklahoma, USA
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Born-Again Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Color Puple
Year(s) Active 1972–present

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).

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Laveau2017Francois Pomet (rumored)Movie
Road to Redemption2015Kadija (rumored)Movie
Being Mary Jane2013Helen PattersonTV Show
Single Ladies2011TV Show
Extrospection2009Anna (as Margret Avery)Short Film
Meet the Browns2008SarahMovie
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins2008Mama JenkinsMovie
Exodus2007Robbed TouristMovie
Waitin' to Live2006Pearline LogginsMovie
Bones2005Ivy GillespieTV Show
10-8: Officers on Duty2003Rita ArmstrongTV Show
Second to Die2002Insurance AgentMovie
Love Kills1998MoonMovie
Wie stark muß eine Liebe sein1998Mary McMillianTV Movie
413 Hope St.1997Denise ThomasTV Show
Die Gang1997Glenda OteroTV Show
The Set Up1995Olivia DuboisMovie
White Man's Burden1995Megan ThomasMovie
JAG1995Indira DiamondTV Show
Cyborg 3: The Recycler1994Doc EdfordMovie
Night Trap1993Miss SadieMovie
Time Trax1993Mrs. ShawTV Show
Walker, Texas Ranger1993Mabel JarvisTV Show
Lightning in a Bottle1993Dr. SierheedMovie
The Jacksons: An American Dream1992Martha ScruseTV Movie
Jack's Place1992KathleenTV Show
Roc1991HelenTV Show
The Return of Superfly1990FrancineMovie
Heat Wave1990Roxie TurpinTV Movie
Riverbend1989Bell ColemanMovie
Single Women Married Men1989Grace WilliamsTV Movie
Blueberry Hill1988Hattie CaleMovie
Knightwatch1988Councilwoman SlaneTV Show
Bustin' Loose1987TV Show
Rags to Riches1987Celia RichardsTV Show
Amen1986Juanita ManningsTV Show
Crime Story1986Iris MarshallTV Show
The Color Purple1985Shug AveryMovie
MacGyver1985Regina JeffriesTV Show
Spenser: For Hire1985Callie BraxtonTV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984Mary JonesTV Show
Miami Vice1984Sally CordobaTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984DixieTV Show
The Cosby Show1984LeahTV Show
T.J. Hooker1982Mrs. DanielsTV Show
The Powers of Matthew Star1982AprilTV Show
American Playhouse1981DottieTV Show
The Lathe of Heaven1980Heather LeLacheTV Movie
The Sky Is Gray1980RosemaryTV Movie
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979Toby MillmanMovie
Trapper John, M.D.1979Sharon HendersonTV Show
Scott Joplin1977Belle JoplinTV Movie
Which Way Is Up?1977Annie MaeMovie
Baby, I'm Back1977Racine ParksTV Show
A.E.S. Hudson Street1977Nurse SawyerTV Show
Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style1976Alma RaeTV Movie
The Psychopath1975NurseMovie
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1974Ruth Van GalenTV Show
Hell Up in Harlem1973Sister JenniferMovie
Magnum Force1973ProstituteMovie
Harry O1973Ruby Dome, Ginnie AdamsTV Show
Kojak1973LulaTV Show
Cool Breeze1972LarkMovie
Terror House1972Edwina (as Margret Avery)Movie
Something Evil1972IreneTV Movie
Sanford and Son1972DeniseTV Show
The Rookies1972Stacy Brooks, Marly WalkerTV Show
The New Dick Van Dyke Show1971Pam Harris, Nurse WilkinsonTV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969JulieTV Show
Ironside1967BartenderTV Show
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