Lillian Randolph, a film and television jewel

Lilian Randolph
Wed, 1898-12-14

Lillian Randolph was born on this date in 1898. She was an African American actress.

Born in Louisville, KY, she and her older sister Amanda were very successful stage and film performers. Her guest star roles include: "Here Comes the Bride" and "There Goes the Bride" (1972); "Sanford and Son" as Aunt Hazel; "Tenafly"as Aunt Gertrude (1973); "The Six Million Dollar Man" as Landlady; Clark Templeton O'Flaherty (1975); "The Jeffersons" as Emma — Mother Jefferson's Birthday (1976).

Other starring roles include The Bill Cosby Show (1969)as Rose Kincaid (1969-1970). Randolph’s film credits include: "It’s a Wonderful Life"; "Once Is Not Enough"; "How To Seduce a Woman"; "Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins"; "The McCullochs"; "Hush Hush, Sweet Charlotte," "The Onion Field"; and "Magic" (1978). She died of cancer on September 12, 1980, in Los Angeles

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Copyright 1999
ISBN 0-465-0071-1

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