Margaret Avery

Margaret Avery

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    • January 20th, 1944
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.

Starring Margaret Avery on Plex


Acting (15 Credits)

2018Proud Mary as Mina
2013Being Mary Jane as Helen Patterson
2008Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins as Mamma Jenkins
2008Meet the Browns as Sarah Brown
1995White Man's Burden as Megan Thomas
1992The Jacksons: An American Dream as Martha Scruse
1990The Return of Superfly as Francine
1985The Color Purple as Shug Avery
1980The Lathe of Heaven as Heather LeLache
1979The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh as Toby Millman
1977Which Way Is Up? as Annie Mae
1973Hell Up in Harlem as Sister Jennifer
1973Magnum Force as Prostitute
1972Terror at Red Wolf Inn as Edwina
1972Something Evil as Irene


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