Alvin Childress

Birthday
Sep 10, 1907

Bio: A graduate of Rust College, actor Alvin Childress made his first New York stage appearance in 1931. Though jobs were traditionally scarce for black actors in the Depression era, Childress was able to find work with the Federal Theater Project and served as a teacher for the American Negro Theater. His biggest Broadway success was Philip Yordan's all-black Anna… More

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