Butterfly McQueen

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Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Dec 22, 1995 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Dec 22, 1995 (84)

About

Actress who played Prissy, Scarlett O'Hara's maid, in the classic film, Gone with the Wind. She appeared in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and concluded her career with an appearance in Polly.

Before Fame

She planned on becoming a nurse until entering high school.

Trivia

She was a lifelong atheist and donated her body to science upon her death.

Family Life

She was born Thelma McQueen and raised in Tampa, Florida. She never married and had no children.

Associated With

She was given the nickname "Butterfly" after her presentation of the Butterfly Ballet in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, written by William Shakespeare.