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Oscar-nominated actress Juanita Moore dead at 99

Jan 01, 2014 | 6:12pm EST

Veteran actress Juanita Moore has died, aged 99. The Oscar-nominated Imitation of Life star passed away at her home in Los Angeles on New Year's Day (01Jan14). She became only the fifth African-American Academy Award nominee when she landed a Best Supporting Actress nod for portraying a housekeeper in the 1959 drama, alongside Lana Turner. She also appeared in Disney's The Kid and on TV in shows like Dragnet and Judging Amy.

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