Margaret Avery

Actor, Singer
Attractive character actress who earned an Oscar nomination for her role as Danny Glover's singer-mistress Shug Avery, in "The Color Purple" (1985).
Born: 01/20/1944 in Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Actor (38)

Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns 2008 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2008 (Movie)

Mamma Jenkins (Actor)

2005 Black Movie Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Second to Die 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

413 Hope Street 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Leaving L.A. 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Walker, Texas Ranger 1985 - 1986, 1990 - 1992, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lightning in a Bottle 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

White Man's Burden 1995 (Movie)

Megan Thomas (Actor)

Jack's Place 1990 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mardi Gras for the Devil 1992 (Movie)

Miss Sadie (Actor)

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986, 1990 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Roc 1990 - 1991 (Tv Show)

Actor

Malcolm Takes a Shot 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Return of Superfly 1990 (Movie)

Francine (Actor)

Blueberry Hill 1988 (Movie)

Hattie Cole (Actor)

Riverbend 1988 (Movie)

Bell (Actor)

Trapper John, M.D. 1979 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Color Purple 1985 (Movie)

Shug Avery (Actor)

The Lathe of Heaven 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh 1979 (Movie)

Toby Millman (Actor)

A.E.S. Hudson Street 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Scott Joplin 1977 (Movie)

Belle Joplin (Actor)

Which Way Is Up? 1977 (Movie)

Annie Mae (Actor)

Kolchak: The Night Stalker 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Hell Up in Harlem 1973 (Movie)

Sister Jennifer (Actor)

Magnum Force 1973 (Movie)

Prostitute (Actor)

Psychopath 1972 (Movie)

Nurse (Actor)

Something Evil 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Cool Breeze 1971 (Movie)

Mercer's Mistress (Actor)

Terror House 1971 (Movie)

Edwina (Actor)

Heat Wave (TV Show)

Actor

Single Women, Married Men (TV Show)

Actor

The Set Up (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Attractive character actress who earned an Oscar nomination for her role as Danny Glover's singer-mistress Shug Avery, in "The Color Purple" (1985).

Milestones

1985

Nominated for an Oscar for her supporting role in "The Color Purple"

1978

TV series debut, "A.E.S Hudson Street"

1972

Feature film debut, "Cool Breeze"

1972

TV-movie debut in the Steven Spielberg directed, "Something Evil"

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