"I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." -  referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure

"I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure

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Esther Rolle was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. Wikipedia Born: November 8, 1920, Pompano Beach, Florida, United States Died: November 17, 1998, Culver City, California, United States Spouse: Oscar Robinson (m. 1955–1975) Buried: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States Siblings: Rosanna Carter, Estelle Evans

Antes y después de los famosos / Famous people (Before and after) [Miley Cyrus, Adele, Clooney...]

Actress Esther Rolle (1920-1998) trying on a dress the Joseph Magnin store in Beverly Hills in 1974. Ms. Rolle was a professional dancer and a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company before taking on her best known role as Florida Evans on “Good Times.” Photo: Isaac Sutton/Ebony.

Actress Esther Rolle (1920-1998) trying on a dress the Joseph Magnin store in Beverly Hills in 1974. Ms. Rolle was a professional dancer and a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company before taking on her best known role as Florida Evans on “Good Times.” Photo: Isaac Sutton/Ebony.

Esther Rolle - one of my fav television mamas <3

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Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was a Bahamian American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972–1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79) for which Rolle was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy in 1976. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was a Bahamian American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972–1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79) for which Rolle was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy in 1976. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

1979 - ESTHER ROLLE - ENTERTAINMENT - First African-American and first person to win the Emmy Award 'Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries...

1979 - ESTHER ROLLE - ENTERTAINMENT - First African-American and first person to win the Emmy Award 'Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries...

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