Virginia Capers

Virginia Capers

  • Born on
    • September 22nd, 1925
  • Died on
    • May 6th, 2004
Eliza "Virginia" Capers was an American actress. She won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical in 1974 for her performance as Lena Younger in Raisin, a musical version of Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun.


Acting (16 Credits)

1996Raven Hawk as Dr. Helen Harris
1995Truman as Elizabeth Moore
1993What's Love Got to Do with It as Choir Mistress
1993Beethoven's 2nd as Miss Linda Anderson
1987Backfire as Maxine
1986The George McKenna Story as Margaret Wright
1986Ferris Bueller's Day Off as Florence Sparrow
1986Howard the Duck as Cora Mae, Secretary
1986Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling as Emma Ray
1982The Toy as Ruby Simpson
1980White Mama as Gorilla Sydney
1979The North Avenue Irregulars as Cleo
1972Lady Sings the Blues as Mama Holiday
1971Support Your Local Gunfighter as Effie
1971Big Jake as Delilah
1970There Was a Crooked Man... as Cook


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