American actress who has appeared in numerous theatre productions and won an Obie Award in 1985 and two AUDELCO Awards for her work.
She studied at the American Theater Wing in Manhattan from 1949 until 1952.
She was a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company from 1967 until 1986.
She was married to Robert Stansfield Foster from 1941 until 1977.
She appeared in the 1995 Spike Lee film Clockers.