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Margaret Avery

Margaret Avery (born January 20, 1944) is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Shug in The Color Purple (1985). Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Avery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 20, 1944 In Mangum, Oklahoma, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Waitin' to Live
Latest Project:
Series Being Mary Jane 2014-01-07
Known For
Poster of Bones
Poster of Riverbend
Movie Waitin' to Live Pearline Loggins 2020
Series Being Mary Jane Helen Patterson 2014-01-07
Movie Meet the Browns Sarah Brown 2008-03-21
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Mamma Jenkins 2008-02-08
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Movie Second to Die Insurance Agent 2002-09-27
Movie White Man's Burden Megan Thomas 1995-12-01
Movie Night Trap Miss Sadie 1993-05-01
Movie Lightning in a Bottle Dr. Sierheed 1993-01-07
Series The Jacksons: An American Dream Martha Scruse 1992-11-15
Movie Heat Wave Roxie Turpin 1990-08-13
Movie The Return of Superfly Francine 1990-11-09
Movie Riverbend Bell Coleman 1989-05-01
Movie Blueberry Hill Hattie Cale 1988-12-02
Movie The Color Purple Shug Avery 1985-12-18
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Dottie 1982-01-01
Movie The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Toby Millman 1979-11-06
Movie Scott Joplin Belle Joplin 1977-12-30
Movie Which Way Is Up? Annie Mae 1977-11-04
Movie An Eye for an Eye 1973-09-28
Movie Magnum Force Prostitute 1973-12-23
Movie Hell Up In Harlem Sister Jennifer 1973-12-01
Movie Terror at Red Wolf Inn Edwina 1972-01-01
Movie Something Evil Irene 1972-01-21
Movie Cool Breeze Lark 1972-03-29
Movie Curtain Up Mary 1952-03-12
Movie A Boy, a Girl and a Bike Ginger 1949-05-23