Mabel King

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Birthday
25, 1932
Birthplace
Charleston, SC
Death Date
Nov 9, 1999 (66)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1932
Birthplace
Charleston, SC
Death Date
Nov 9, 1999 (66)

About

Veteran actress remembered by television audiences as Mama Thomas on ABC's What's Happening!! from 1976 to 1979.

Before Fame

She found work as a nightclub singer in her twenties.

Trivia

She had notable film roles in 1979's The Jerk and 1988's Scrooged.

Family Life

She was married to Melvin King from 1967 to 1989; the couple had one son.

Associated With

She acted with Diana Ross in the 1978 musical The Wiz.