Theresa Merritt

Theresa Merritt
1922 - 1998

Theresa Merritt  American Actress


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Theresa Merritt was previously married to Benjamin Hines.


American Actress Theresa Merritt was born on 24th September, 1922 in Emporia, Virginia, USA and passed away on 12th Jun 1998 The Bronx, New York, USA aged 75. She is most remembered for That's My Mama. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Theresa Merritt is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Actors from Virginia.


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First Name Theresa
Last Name Merritt
Alternative Name Theresa Merritt Hines
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th September, 1922
Birthplace Emporia, Virginia, USA
Died 12th June, 1998
Place of Death The Bronx, New York, USA
Cause of Death Skin Cancer
Buried Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens County, New York, USA
Build Large
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame That's My Mama
Year(s) Active 1969–1998

Theresa Merritt Hines (September 24, 1922  – June 12, 1998) was an American stage, film, and television actress and singer. She's known for her role in That's My Mama (1974-1975) and for her film roles in The Wiz (1978), Billy Madison (1995).

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Home Fries1998Mrs. VaughanMovie
Cosby1996Edna Stone 1 episode, 1998TV Show
Billy Madison1995JuanitaMovie
NYPD Blue1993Bernice (1 episode, 1998)TV Show
Voodoo Dawn1990Madame DaslayMovie
Law & Order1990Ruth TitusTV Show
Silence Like Glass1989Nurse WilsonMovie
The Serpent and the Rainbow1988SimoneMovie
The 39th Annual Tony Awards1985Herself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a PlayTV Show
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas1982JewelMovie
American Playhouse1980Clytie CatlettTV Show
All That Jazz1979Cast of NY, LAMovie
The Great Santini1979Arrabella SmallsMovie
The Wiz1978Aunt EmMovie
Ningen no shômei1977MariaMovie
The Goodbye Girl1977Mrs. CrosbyMovie
The Love Boat1977Faye Phillips (1 episode, 1983)TV Show
Working in the Theatre1976SelfTV Show
Tattletales1974SelfTV Show
That's My Mama1974Eloise 'Mama' Curtis (39 episodes, 1974-1975)TV Show
Police Story1973Mrs. JohnsonTV Show
They Might Be Giants1971PeggyMovie
J.T.1969Mama MeleyTV Movie
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)1965Herself - PanelistTV Show
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