Juanita Moore

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Birth Name: Juanita Moore
Born: 10/19/1914
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 12/31/2013

As with any so-called "minority" performer, though, Moore initially found finding suitable follow-up roles difficult. She landed supporting turns in "Tammy, Tell Me True" (1961) and "Papa's Delicate Condition" (1963). In 1966, she was one of the titular character's fellow religious in "The Singing Nun". With the advent of the black-themed films in the late 60s and early 70s, Moore saw some improvement in the types of parts in which she was cast. Mostly, she undertook matriarchal roles in movies like "Uptight" (1968), a loose remake of 1935's "The Informer", "The Mack" (1973) and "Abby" (1974). Her appearances tapered off in the 1980s as she cared for her ill spouse, Charles Burris. At a time... Continue Bio >>

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