Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
1928 - 2014

Maya Angelou  American Poet


Maya Angelou (i/ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/; born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American author, poet, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship56 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length29 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships7
First Name Maya
Last Name Angelou
Maiden Name Johnson
Full Name at Birth Marguerite Ann Johnson
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th April, 1928
Birthplace Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Died 28th May, 2014
Place of Death Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School George Washington High School, CA, California Labor School, CA
Occupation Text Poet, civil rights activist, dancer, singer, actress
Occupation Poet
Claim to Fame Book - I Know Why the Caged Birds Sing
Music Genre (Text) Autobiography
Music Genre Vocal
Music Style International, Calypso, Caribbean Traditions, Spoken Word, Poetry, Comedy/Spoken
Instrument Vocals
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Maya Angelou86 AriesPoet
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Tosh Angelos-
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Jean Childs61 CancerActivist
Debbie Allen66 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
Malcolm X39 TaurusActivist
Lorraine Hansberry34 TaurusPlaywright
Alvin Ailey58 CapricornDancer
James Baldwin63 LeoWriter


Madea's Family Reunion2006 May Movie
Phenomenal Woman2001 Phenomenal Woman Movie
The Runaway2000 Conjure Woman TV Movie
Talking with David Frost1996 Movie
How to Make an American Quilt1995 Anna Movie
The Journey of August King1995 Narrator (voice) Movie
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995 Fairy Godmother TV Show
Touched by an Angel1994 Clarice Mitchell TV Show
Poetic Justice1993 Aunt June Movie
There Are No Children Here1993 Lelia Mae TV Movie
Roots1977 Nyo Boto TV Show
Sesame Street1969 Guest Appearance in 'A New Way to Walk' TV Show
Porgy and Bess1959 Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Calypso Heat Wave1957 Maya Angelou Movie
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MariahMay 7, 2009

I have to do a report about u in my reading class and u have some really interesting stuff about u that i didn`t even know about. I love ALL of your poems.... I don`t know `em but I love `em....KEEP ON, KEEPING ON :)

tateeMar 2, 2009

i am doing a byogrophoi on you you are my insperation

sherileeFeb 19, 2009

I am doing a black history report on you you are truly a phonomnal woman

Stephanie GeorgeFeb 19, 2009

Maya, you are such an inspiration to all woman. You have come from a place that I can sincerely relate too and, managed to achieve so much. Much Love and Respect!

eugen browne jr in antiguaFeb 19, 2009

hi maya am doing a research on u and its quiet a good result

chantaFeb 16, 2009

i am doing a black history report on you

sierraFeb 16, 2009

hi maya angelou i am doing a black history report on u:)

octaviaFeb 11, 2009

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Evva johnstonNov 8, 2008

i love your poems

YASMINEApr 18, 2008


cheyenneMar 19, 2008

i think you are a buetiful woman and very strong! i am doing a black history report and i would want you to know that i am writing about you. so i hope you are honored and i enjoy your poems VERY much my favorite is "making a `living` is not the same as making a life!" so with that being said i`m going to get back to my report.

skylerMar 2, 2008

in school i have to a project about you? did you really wright the movie Sisters Sisters?

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