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Vonetta McGee
Birth: Jan. 14, 1945
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2010
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA

Actress. She is best remembered for her roles in numerous 1970s feature films, most notably "Blacula" (1972), "Shaft in Africa" (1973) and "The Eiger Sanction" (1975). Born Lawrence Vonetta McGee in San Francisco, she attended Polytechnic High School. Her interest in acting began during her college years, as she participated in a local performing group, while attending San Francisco State University. It would be in Italy where she launched her film career, first in the comedy "Faustina" (1968), followed with the Sergio Corbucci "Spaghetti Western" picture "The Great Silence" (1968). Her other film credits include "The Lost Man" (1969), "The Kremlin Letter" (1970) and "Melinda" (1972). She had recurring roles in the TV series "Hell Town" (1985), "Bustin' Loose" (1987 to 1988) and "L.A. Law" (1989 to 1990). She was married to actor Carl Lumbly (whom she met while working on the series "Cagney and Lacey"). She died from cardiac arrest. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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Vonetta McGee
Added by: God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 
Vonetta McGee
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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Such a beautiful spirit that has moved on to join the angels...and they rejoiced at her arrival. Vonetta, your star shines bright in Heaven. The world was blessed by your presence, your talent, and the love you showed during your journey here. God Bless...(Read more)
- Shirley
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
Thinking about you on the day of your birth.
- A Fan
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
Thinking about you on the day of your birth.
- A Fan
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
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