|Birth Day||January 20, 1944|
|Birth Place||Mangum, OK|
|Age||76 YEARS OLD|
Academy Award nominated Actress who played a memorable role in the 1985 film The Color Purple.
She studied at San Francisco State University and received a degree in education.
She has worked with at risk teenagers and battered women in Los Angeles.
She was married to Robert Gordyn Hunt from 1973 to 1980 and they had one daughter together.
She starred in Tyler Perry's 2008 film Meet the Browns.