African American Actors From North Carolina

January 2007
North Carolina African American History & Culture;2007, p118
The article offers information on several African American actors from North Carolina. Reginald VelJohnson played the role of a policeman who was a father of two on the television show "Family Matters." Jester Hairston, who starred in films such as "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Alamo," was an actor for over 62 years. Rolanda Watts, took the role of Vivica Shaw on the sitcom "Sister Sister."


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