Edna Lewis

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Birthday
13, 1916
Birthplace
Freetown, VA
Death Date
Feb 13, 2006 (89)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1916
Birthplace
Freetown, VA
Death Date
Feb 13, 2006 (89)

About

Chef and author who was nominated for a James Beard Award for her 2004 cookbook, The Gift of Southern Cooking.

Before Fame

She wrote for the newspaper The Daily Worker early in her career.

Trivia

She worked at the Cafe Nicholson, which was a popular spot among such famous actors and authors as Marlon Brando and William Faulkner.

Family Life

She was married to Steve Kingston.

Associated With

She has been compared to Julia Child.