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Ernestine Wade (1906–1983)

Ernestine Wade was born on August 7, 1906 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957) and Playhouse 90 (1956). She died on April 15, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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(1951-1955)
Playhouse 90 Gladys
(1956)
(1963)

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 1974-1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Laura / Augusta
- The Birthday Party (1975) ... Laura
- Clifton's Sugar Mama (1974) ... Augusta
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Veronica's Aunt
- Willie Mays and the Say-Hey Kid (1972) ... Veronica's Aunt (voice)
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father")
 1969 Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert (TV Movie)
Billy's Mother (voice)
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Eloise James
- The Undergraduate (1969) ... Eloise James
 1967 Family Affair (TV Series)
Ruby
- Somebody Upstairs (1967) ... Ruby
 1963 Critic's Choice
Thelma
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Maid
- The Nero Rankin Story (1961) ... Maid (uncredited)
 1960 High Time
Judge Carter's Maid (uncredited)
 1957 Bernardine
Cleo, Wilsons' Maid (uncredited)
 1956 Three Violent People
Maid (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Bess
- The Return of the Alcibiade (1956) ... Bess
 1956 The Girl He Left Behind
Lorna (uncredited)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Gladys
- Sizeman and Son (1956) ... Gladys
 1951-1955 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Sapphire
- The Meal Ticket (1955) ... Sapphire
- Story of the Invisible Glass (1955) ... Sapphire
- The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955) ... Sapphire
- Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955) ... Sapphire
- The Insurance Policy (1955) ... Sapphire
 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Churchgoer (uncredited)
 1942 Unexpected Riches (Short)
Bit in Buckwheat's dream
 1940 Santa Fe Trail
Black Woman (uncredited)
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Took vocal lessons as a child and sang professionally until the age of thirteen, as well as playing the organ. She first did secretarial work in Hollywood and only broke into movies after doing voice-over work on Disney's Song of the South (1946). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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