Roxie Roker

Actor, Singer
Roxie Roker was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1967, she hosted "Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant." In 1974, she appeared in the Broadway production of "The River Niger." She had an early role on the ... Read more »
Born: 08/28/1929 in Miami, Florida, USA

Filmography

Actor (13)

Hangin' With Mr. Cooper 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Different World 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

Penny Ante 1989 (Movie)

Mom (Actor)

The Day My Kid Went Punk 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 (Movie)

Female Republican (Actor)

The Jeffersons 1975 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bermuda Triangle 1977 (Movie)

Radio Operator on (Actor)

Change at 125th Street 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Cosmic Slop (TV Show)

Actor

Making of a Male Model (TV Show)

Actor

Roots (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Roxie Roker was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1967, she hosted "Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant." In 1974, she appeared in the Broadway production of "The River Niger." She had an early role on the television special "Change at 125th Street" (CBS, 1973-74). She also appeared in the TV movie "Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid" (CBS, 1977-78). She also was featured in the miniseries "Roots" (1976-78). Roker began her entertainment career acting in films like the Donald Albee drama "The Bermuda Triangle" (1978). Several more television roles followed in the eighties, including stints on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS, 1984-1996) and "A Different World" (NBC, 1987-1993). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Making of a Male Model" (ABC, 1983-84). She also appeared in the TV special "The Celebrity and the Arcade Kid" (ABC, 1983-84). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "The Day My Kid Went Punk" (ABC, 1987-88). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" (ABC, 1992-97). Roker last worked on "Cosmic Slop" (HBO, 1994-95). Roker was married to Sy Kravitz. The couple had one son, Lenny Kravitz. Roker passed away in December 1995 at the age of 66.

Relationships

Albert Roker

Father

Sy Kravitz

Husband
Jewish Caucasian divorced

Zoe Kravitz Actor

Grandchild
Mother, Lisa Bonet father, Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz Actor

Son

Lenny Kravitz

Son

EDUCATION

Howard University

Washington, Washington D.C.

Milestones

1974

Appeared in the Broadway production of "The River Niger"

1967

Hosted "Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant"

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