Margaret Avery

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  • Birth Place: Magnum, Oklahoma, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Worked as a first grade teacher at Anthony Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, California before becoming an actor.
  • Studied at the Judy Davis Voice Studio in Oakland.
  • Made her big screen debut in 1972.
  • Received the lifetime achievement award for her theatrical productivity by the Ensemble Theater in Houston.
  • Is a public advocate for the Lupus Foundation of America.

Awards

  • 1985, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Aisha — Daughter

College

  • San Francisco State University, San Franciso, California, United States (BA in Education, 1965); Phillips Graduate Institute of Southern California, Chatsworth, California, United States (MA in Psychology, 1993)

Details

  • Birth Place: Magnum, Oklahoma, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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