|Birth Day||October 19, 1914|
|Age||106 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 1, 2014 (age 99)|
She gave an Oscar-nominated performance as Annie Johnson in the 1959 film Imitation of Life.
She began acting in the 1950's, a time when the roles available to African Americans were quite rare.
Her son, Kirk Kelley-Kahn, was President of a theater troupe called Cambridge Players - Next Generation.