Date of Birth:
19 October 1920
LaWanda Page played in 1 movies in the Horror genres.
LaWanda Page didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 3.6.
Page began her career as a dancer and chorus girl on the club circuit. While performing as a stripper in St. Louis, Missouri, she was billed "The Bronze Goddess of Fire" because she lit cigarettes with her fingertips, swallowed fire and touched flaming torches to her body.
Born in Cleveland Ohio, but reared in St. Louis, Missouri.
A one-time dancer and chorus girl billed as "the Bronze Goddess of Fire" before turning to standup comedy.
Her childhood friend, comedian Redd Foxx, gave her the biggest break of her career when he insisted she play his fiery, Bible-thumping sister-in-law Aunt Esther on his hit 70s TV series "Sanford and Son" at the age of 53.
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