Juanita Moore

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Birthday
19, 1914
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 1, 2014 (99)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1914
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 1, 2014 (99)

About

She gave an Oscar-nominated performance as Annie Johnson in the 1959 film Imitation of Life.

Before Fame

She began acting in the 1950's, a time when the roles available to African Americans were quite rare.

Trivia

She became the fifth African American to be nominated for an Oscar Award.

Family Life

Her son, Kirk Kelley-Kahn, was president of a theater troupe called Cambridge Players - Next Generation.

Associated With

She lost the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to Shelley Winters for The Diary of Anne Frank in 1959.