Linda Hopkins

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Birthday
14, 1924
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Apr 10, 2017 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1924
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Apr 10, 2017 (92)

About

Actress and singer who starred in Broadway productions of Purlie, Me and Bessie, and Black and Blue. For her performance in Inner City, she earned both a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award.

Before Fame

During her childhood, she performed for a decade with a group called the Southern Harp Spiritual Singers.

Trivia

In 2005, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Family Life

She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Reverend Fred Matthews, Sr. and Hazel Smith.

Associated With

She performed a one-woman show, Me and Bessie, that dealt with the life of singer Bessie Smith.