Armelia McQueen

Armelia McQueen

Birth
Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Oct 2020 (aged 68)
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 216378980 · View Source
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Actress. Following the divorce of her parents, her mother married and they moved to New York City. After graduating high school, she then attended the Fashion Industry School, majoring in fashion design. In 1972, she went to Herbert Berghof's Drama School and her acting career began when she was hired for a role in the production of “Hot & Cold Heroes.” She made her Broadway debut in “Ain't Misbehavin'” (alongside Charlayne Woodard, Ken Page and Nell Carter) for which she won the Theatre World Award. She later appeared in multiple other shows including “Harrigan 'n Hart,” “5-6-7-8...Dance!,” ”South Pacific” and “Cabin in the Sky” along with appearances on the big and small screen in “Sparkle,” ”Quartet,” “Cotton Club,” “Radio Days,” “Action Jackson,” “No Holds Barred” and “Santa Barbara.” She appeared with the national touring companies of “South Pacific,” “Jesus Christ Superstar “and “Hair.” In recent years, she was seen on “All About the Andersons,” “Related,” “Hart of Dixie” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” She also played Whoopi Goldberg's on-screen sister when she starred in the film “Ghost” and was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Cable Ace Award for her role as Red Queen on the Disney Channel series, “Adventures in Wonderland.” Her other credits include “Bulworth,” “All About the Andersons,” “JAG” and “That's So Raven.”

Bio by: Glendora


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  • Added: 5 Oct 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 216378980
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