Margaret Avery

Bio: Having worked steadily through the '70s on television and in blaxploitation films, African-American actress Margaret Avery did not become a star until she was cast as Shug in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of The Color Purple (1985), a performance that won her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Though the quality of her films briefly improved, her stardom was… More

Filmography

Margaret Avery Videos

Meet The Browns
2 minutes 26 seconds
The Color Purple
1 minutes 17 seconds
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
1 minutes 33 seconds
White Man's Burden
1 minutes 25 seconds
Heat Wave
2 minutes 46 seconds

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