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Margaret Avery

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
The Color Purple (1985) | Magnum Force (1973) | Being Mary Jane (2013-2017)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win More »
AKA 
Margret Avery
BORN 
Jan 20, 1944 (age 73)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for DancerDancer Sissy (rumored)  Less $200K Script
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Being Mary JaneBeing Mary Jane (TV Series) Helen Patterson ( 33 episodes, 2013–2017 )  Less 2013–2017 33
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  • Primary photo for The Carmichael ShowThe Carmichael Show (TV Series) Janet ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Single LadiesSingle Ladies (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) Ivy Gillespie ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Indira Diamond ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for 10-8: Officers on Duty10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series) Rita Armstrong ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Wie stark muß eine Liebe seinWie stark muß eine Liebe sein (TV Movie) Mary McMillian  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 413 Hope St.413 Hope St. (TV Series) Denise Thomas ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for Walker, Texas RangerWalker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) Mabel Jarvis ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Die GangDie Gang (TV Series) Glenda Otero ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Time TraxTime Trax (TV Series) Mrs. Shaw ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Jack's PlaceJack's Place (TV Series) Kathleen ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for RocRoc (TV Series) Helen ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Leah ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The Jacksons: An American DreamThe Jacksons: An American Dream (TV Series) Martha Scruse ( 2 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Regina Jeffries ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Heat WaveHeat Wave (TV Movie) Roxie Turpin  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Mary Jones ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for AmenAmen (TV Series) Juanita Mannings ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Single Women Married MenSingle Women Married Men (TV Movie) Grace Williams  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for KnightwatchKnightwatch (TV Series) Councilwoman Slane ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for Crime StoryCrime Story (TV Series) Iris Marshall ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Rags to RichesRags to Riches (TV Series) Celia Richards ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Bustin' LooseBustin' Loose (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Spenser: For HireSpenser: For Hire (TV Series) Callie Braxton ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Sally Cordoba ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Dixie ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for T.J. HookerT.J. Hooker (TV Series) Mrs. Daniels ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Dottie ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Powers of Matthew StarThe Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series) April ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Sharon Henderson ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Lathe of HeavenThe Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie) Heather LeLache  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Sky Is GrayThe Sky Is Gray (TV Movie) Rosemary  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Baby... I'm Back!Baby... I'm Back! (TV Series) Racine Parks ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for A.E.S. Hudson StreetA.E.S. Hudson Street (TV Series) Nurse Sawyer  Less 1977–1978
  • Primary photo for Scott JoplinScott Joplin (TV Movie) Belle Joplin  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Harry OHarry O (TV Series) Ruby Dome / Ginnie Adams ( 5 episodes, 1974–1976 )  Less 1974–1976 5
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  • Primary photo for Louis Armstrong - Chicago StyleLouis Armstrong - Chicago Style (TV Movie) Alma Rae  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The RookiesThe Rookies (TV Series) Stacy Brooks / Marly Walker ( 2 episodes, 1972–1975 )  Less 1972–1975 2
  • Primary photo for Kolchak: The Night StalkerKolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series) Ruth Van Galen ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Sanford and SonSanford and Son (TV Series) Denise ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Julie ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Lula ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Bartender ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The New Dick Van Dyke ShowThe New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Pam Harris / Nurse Wilkinson ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Something EvilSomething Evil (TV Movie) Irene  Less 1972
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Unsung HollywoodUnsung Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Apollo Night LAApollo Night LA (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Co Host ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • ANLA 108 (Sep 7, 2015) Herself - Celebrity Co Host  Less
  • Primary photo for Actor's Day in LAActor's Day in LA (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2014BET Awards 2014 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2013BET Awards 2013 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Florence Henderson ShowThe Florence Henderson Show (TV Series) Herself - guest ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2006BET Awards 2006 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Black Movie AwardsThe Black Movie Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Roots of RoeThe Roots of Roe (TV Movie) Letters to Margaret Sanger (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Àngel Casas ShowÀngel Casas Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 58th Annual Academy AwardsThe 58th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1986

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