Roxie Roker

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  • Birth Name: Roxie Albertha Roker
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Died: December 2, 1995
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Member of the sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha.
  • Attended the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-on-Avon, England.
  • Hosted the community-access program Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant in the late '60s.
  • Won an Obie Award in 1973 for her performance in the play The River Niger.
  • Played one half of TV's first interracial married couple on The Jeffersons.
  • Served as a board member of the Interagency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect.

Awards

  • 1974, Tony — Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Nominee

Relationships

  • Albert Roker — Father
  • Sy Kravitz — Ex-husband
  • Bessie Roker — Mother
  • Lenny Kravitz — Son
  • Al Roker — Cousin

College

  • Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BFA in Drama, 1952)

Details

  • Birth Name: Roxie Albertha Roker
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Died: December 2, 1995
  • Profession: Actor

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