Martin-Green was born in Russellville, Alabama. She has one sister and three older half-sisters. She had initially planned to become a psychologist before deciding to pursue a career in acting when she was in the tenth grade.On her decision to become an actor, she said, “I didn’t know I was going to be an actor […]Read More
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Nationality: (Sherman, Texas) American Ethnicity: African descent Sherri Frances Howard is a former athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She is the older sister of 1988 relay teammate Denean Howard. More fascinating is she has a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University. She competed in the 1980 Olympic trials in the […]Read More
The daughter of a sheikh from the African Sudan Princess Kouka arrives in London, 1937. After starring in the Jericho movie with Paul Robeson, she was in several Egyptian films and went by simply as Kouka. She played a character named “Gara” in a movie with Paul Robeson. It was released in 1937 and called “Jericho” […]Read More
Nationality: American Ethnicity: Mother is Cherokee & African American & Father Dutch or German descent. Her surname Kitt is said to be of Dutch or German origin. In the late 1960s, Batman featured recurring villain Kitt as Catwoman after Julie Newmar had left the role, in season 3. She had sung and danced her way out […]Read More
Her signature silver hair and tight mermaid dresses, she became an early African-American sex symbol, garnering such nicknames as “The Bronze Blond Bombshell”, “the black Marilyn Monroe”, “The Belter”, and “The Voice You’ll Always Remember”. She achieved fame in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s as a theater and nightclub performer. During the late 1940’s, Bryant […]Read More
Nationality: American Place of birth: Brooklyn, N.Y. Keesha Sharp is best known for her role as ‘Monica Charles Brooks’ on the hit CW series “Girlfriends.” Her role garnered her a nomination for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Attended The Boston Conservatory. She has a passion for healthy organic living […]Read More
Nationality: American Ethnicity:Her father is Italian and mother is African American. She was crowned Miss San Francisco in 1997. Her mother worked for Lucasfilm. Her father is Italian and her mother is black. Parents divorced when she was 2; she was raised by her mother. Became a cheerleader in Junior High School to […]Read More
Nationality: American Ethnicity: African American/Native American (Cherokee) and Caucasian (English/Italian). http://youtu.be/mUKuMOqQ90o Salli Elise Richardson was born November 23, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. Salli’s acting career was first nurtured in the theater. Her first feature performance was in 1991 as “Denise” in Up Against the Wall (1991). However, her breakthrough role was in 1993’s How U Like Me […]Read More
Tsidii Le Loka was studying economics and music at the University of Massachusetts when she got a call to come to New York and audition for “The Lion King.” Not only did she get the part of Rafiki, but she went on to receive a Tony nomination for her work. It was a defining […]Read More
Lawyer, diplomat, politician, and actress are all accomplishments that Princess Elizabeth has under her belt. She was the first female from East Africa to be admitted to the English Bar after studying at Cambridge. She then became Uganda’s first female lawyer as well as serving briefly as the Foreign Minister of Affairs under Idi […]Read More
Love history, mythology, Mediterranean type movies and it’s ft Vanessa Williams as calypso.Read More
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Former model/actress Maria McDonald used to have food (her favorite meals) flown in from Switzerland to New York via a private elite air cargo.McDonald was also known to hop a private plane enroute to the Swiss Riviera to view the Montreux Jazz festival on Lake Geneva.
McDonald remains close friends with Iman and Beverly Johnson. She says Johnson was very generous and helpful to her in regards to her career. When McDonald was just starting out, one evening Johnson called and asked her would she like to replace her for a Harper’s Bazaar fashion shoot?When McDonald arrived in Los Angeles, Johnson called the top modeling agencies and asked them to consider signing McDonald.