One of Kentucky's finest, Amanda Randolph

Amanda Randolph
Wed, 1896-09-02

Amanda Randolph was born on this date in 1896. She was an African American actress.

Born in Louisville, KY, she and her younger sister Lillian were successful stage and film performers. Her film and TV credits include "The Black Network" (1936) as Mezzanine Johnson; "Jail Matron"; "Swing!" (1939), as Liza Freeman; "Comes Midnight" (1940); "Lying Lips" (1939); "Amos 'n' Andy" (1951 TV Series) as Sapphire's Mama; "No Way Out" (1950); "She's Working Her Way Through College" (1952) as Maybelle; "Bomba and the Jungle Girl" (1952) as Linasi; "A Man Called Peter" (1955) as Willie; "Make Room for Daddy" TV Series, (1953-1964) as Louise; "The Children's Hour," (1953); and "The Danny Thomas Show" (1957).

Amanda Randolph died of a Stroke on August 24, 1967, in Duarte, California.

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