Mabel King

Born Dec 25, 1932

Mabel King was an American film, stage and television actress.

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1932 Birth Born on December 25, 1932.


1966 33 Years Old She did not start acting until her mid thirties, in 1966, when she played the role of Maria in the national touring play of Porgy and Bess. … Read More
1972 39 Years Old Then in 1972, she appeared in the Broadway musical Don't Play Us Cheap.


1973 40 Years Old The following year, 1973, she appeared in the film version of the play. … Read More
1975 42 Years Old In January 1975, she played the role of Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West in the all-African-American cast of the Broadway musical The Wiz. … Read More
1976 43 Years Old In 1976, she was offered the role of Mabel Thomas on the sitcom What's Happening!!, a role she played from 1976 to 1978. … Read More
1978 45 Years Old That same year, she reprised the role of Evillene for the 1978 film version of The Wiz. … Read More


1984 51 Years Old In between, she signed on with then Hollywood agent Ruben Malaret, who negotiated the reprised role of Mama Johnson in the 1984 made-for-TV movie The Jerk, Too.
1988 55 Years Old Her last two movie roles were 1988's Scrooged starring Bill Murray and 1990's Dead Men Don't Die starring Elliott Gould. … Read More


1999 67 Years Old Mabel died on November 9, 1999 at the age of 66.
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