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Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 - November 17, 1998) was an American actress, best known for her role as Florida Evans, the character she played on two successful 1970s sitcoms: Maude and its spinoff Good Times.

The daughter of Bahamanian immigrants, Rolle was born in Pompano Beach, Florida and attended Spelman College.

After Good Times, she starred in a number of made-for-television movies and feature films, including Driving Miss Daisy and How to Make an American Quilt.

Rolle died in Los Angeles, California due to complications from diabetes.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Esther Rolle Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayNovember 8, 1920
SignScorpio
BirthplacePompano Beach, Florida, USA
Date of deathNovember 17, 1998 (age 78)

Selected Filmography

Not available.