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Roxie Roker

Actor
Female
Born Aug 28, 1929
Hometown Miami
Died Dec 2, 1995
Death Place Los Angeles
Alma Mater Howard University
Other Names Roxie Albertha Roker

Roxie Albertha Roker was an American actress, best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. She is the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1929 Birth Born on August 28, 1929.

THIRTIES

1962 32 Years Old Roker was married to television producer Sy Kravitz from 1962 to 1985, and had a son, Lenny Kravitz. Roker died in Los Angeles, California on December 2, 1995 of breast cancer at the age of 66.

FORTIES

1974 44 Years Old Roker began her professional career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress. She won an Obie Award in 1974 and was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 66 Years Old Died on December 2, 1995.
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