Nov. 9, 1999 Woodland Hills Los Angeles County California, USA
Actress who is best known for the role of Mama on the 1970's sitcom What's Happening!!! She also appeared in the movie The Jerk, with Steve Martin, and The Wiz, with Michael Jackson. Before What's Happening, she starred in the Broadway version of The Wiz, as the Wicked Witch of the West. (bio by: Anonymous)
Cause of death: Kidney failure, as a result of complications from diabetes
Burial: Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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