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Estherrolle-darkroom

Esther Rolle in 'Darkroom: Needlepoint'

Esther Rolle (1920 - 1998)

Film Deaths:[]

  • The Mighty Quinn (1989) [Ubu Pearl]: Burned to death after M. Emmet Walsh ties her to a chair and sets her hut on fire. 

TV Deaths:[]

  • Scarlett (1994; mini-series) [Mammy]: Dies of old age/natural causes, with Joanne Whalley by her bedside. (I haven't seen this mini-series, so I don't know whether a specific illness was given.)
  • Touched by an Angel: Amazing Grace (1997) [Mary Harding]: Accidentally shot in a drive by shooting when they were attempting to hit Austin O’Brien & Gary Newbern who were painting over graffiti on the shopping center wall.

Noteworthy Connections:[]

Sister of Estelle Evans and Rosanna Carter

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