Ethel Waters

Highest Rated:
86% The Member of the Wedding (1952)
Lowest Rated:
67% Pinky (1949)
Birthday:
Oct 31
Birthplace:
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Bio:
Ethel Waters was raised by her grandmother in the dismal ghettoes of South Philadelphia. She began working as a hotel chambermaid for $4.75 a week, and at age 12 she married the first of three husbands. Her goal at that time was to become a maid/companion to a wealthy white woman; instead, she…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Black Divas of Yesteryear
  • Actor
-- 2004
Sarah Vaughan & Friends - Swing Era
  • Actor
-- 2004
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Ladies Sing the Blues
  • Actor
-- 1988
Something Special
  • Actor
-- 1971
86% The Member of the Wedding
  • Berenice Sadie Brown
-- 1952
67% Pinky
  • Granny Dysey Johnson
-- 1949
80% Cabin in the Sky
  • Petunia Jackson
  • Director
-- 1943
Stage Door Canteen
  • Actor
-- 1943
Tales of Manhattan
  • Esther
-- 1942
Cairo
  • Cleona Jones
-- 1942
Gift of Gab
  • Ethel
-- 1934
Rufus Jones for President
  • Mother of Rufus
-- 1933
Black Artists Short Subjects V. 1
  • Actor
-- 1929

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