Date of Birth:
8 November 1920
Esther Rolle played in 4 movies in the Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy, Action, History genres.
Esther Rolle got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
Originated the role of 'Dorcas Moulineaux' in Steve Carter's play, 'Dame Lorraine, " at the Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago on 27 March 1981.
Sister of Rosanna Carter.
Sister of Estelle Evans.
Graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1942.
Left the series Good Times after the 1976-1977 season due to her displeasure with the what she saw as the character of J.J. being a bad role model for young blacks. She returned at the beginning of the 1978-1979 season after the producers guaranteed that they would make J.J. a more respectable character.
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