Tamara Dobson

Tamara Dobson

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 2 Oct 2006 (aged 59)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 16001029 · View Source
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Actress. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Dobson is best remembered for her role as Cleopatra Jones in the 1973 blaxploitation film, "Cleopatra Jones", and the 1975 follow-up film, "Cleopatra Jones And The Casino Of Gold". A 6'2 former fashion model, she became known as the Fashionable Kung Fu Queen and was also considered to be Hollywood's first black action-heroine. Among Dobson's other roles are the films, "Come Back, Charleston Blue" (1972), "Fuzz" (1972), "Norman... Is That You?" (1976), "Murder At The World Series" (1977), "Chained Heat" (1983), "Amazons" (1984), and the television programs, "Buck Rogers In The 25th Century", and "Jason Of Star Command". She died following a battle with multiple sclerosis.

Bio by: Peterborough K


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 4 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16001029
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tamara Dobson (14 May 1947–2 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16001029, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .