Date of Birth:
19 December 1894
Tess Gardella played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Musical genres.
Tess Gardella got succeed with average imdb rating 5.9.
Ms. Gardella was a white Italian-American exhibit performer, but her normal situation identity, and existent stage standing, was "Aunt Jemima", which she performed in blackface. It was in this guise that she played Queenie, the African-American cook, and little woman of Joe, the deckhand, in the original Broadway production of "Show Boat" in 1927, as well as the win initially Broadway revival in 1932. She was the solely stainless performer in the entire type to play a role in blackface. She also... Read more