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LaWanda Page

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Birth Name: LaWanda Page
Died: 09/14/2002

LaWanda Page, born Alberta Peal (October 19, 1920September 14, 2002) was an American actress and comedienne best known for her portrayal of Aunt Esther in the 1970s sitcom ''Sanford and Son''. Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Page began her career in show business working small nightclubs, billed as "The Bronze Goddess of Fire," an act which included her lighting cigarettes with her fingertips. She performed this feat on an episode of ''Sanford and Son'', in which Fred held a circus in his front yard. Page was convinced by her friend Redd Foxx to become a stand-up comedienne. She recorded several live comedy albums for the Laff Records label in the late 1960s and early 1970s under the LaWa... Continue Bio >>

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