Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and and a Tony nod her role of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker…

Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and and a Tony nod her role of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker…

Happy Birthday Roxie Roker!!! American Actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85) was born of Bahamian descent. Today we celebrate you!!! #RoxieRoker #islandpeeps #islandpeepsbirthdays #HelenWillis #TheJeffersons # TheRiverNiger

Happy Birthday Roxie Roker!!! American Actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85) was born of Bahamian descent. Today we celebrate you!!! #RoxieRoker #islandpeeps #islandpeepsbirthdays #HelenWillis #TheJeffersons # TheRiverNiger

Black Kudos • Roxie Roker

Roxie Roker

Black Kudos • Roxie Roker

Lenny Kravitz and his mother, Roxie Roker bka Helen Willis.

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Roxie Roker received a B.F.A. degree in drama from Howard University in 1952 where she was an active member of the Howard Players and was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She began her career with the renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She is best known for her role as "Helen Willis" on the television show, The Jeffersons. She also appeared in the film Claudine.She is the mother of Lenny Kravitz.

Roxie Roker received a B.F.A. degree in drama from Howard University in 1952 where she was an active member of the Howard Players and was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She began her career with the renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She is best known for her role as "Helen Willis" on the television show, The Jeffersons. She also appeared in the film Claudine.She is the mother of Lenny Kravitz.

Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. She is the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz, the grandmother of actress Zoë Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker.

Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. She is the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz, the grandmother of actress Zoë Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker.

Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television.[1] She is the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz

Roxie Albertha Roker (August 28, 1929 – December 2, 1995) was an American actress, best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons, half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television.[1] She is the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz

Baby Lenny Kravitz with his parents, Sy Kravitz and Roxie Roker, in 1964. Originalidad 100%

Baby Lenny Kravitz with his parents, Sy Kravitz and Roxie Roker, in 1964. Originalidad 100%

Roxie Roker would have been 88 years old today. She was best known as Helen Willis on The Jeffersons. She was also the mother of singer Lenny Kravitz...Posted Aug. 29, 2017

Roxie Roker would have been 88 years old today. She was best known as Helen Willis on The Jeffersons. She was also the mother of singer Lenny Kravitz...Posted Aug. 29, 2017

Roxie Roker - Lovely Roxie Roker in 1976. Yes, of course, she was Lenny Kravitz's mom, Al Roker's cousin and "Helen Willis" on "The Jeffersons." Ms. Roker was also a graduate of Howard University who began her career with renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in "The River Niger." Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.

Roxie Roker - Lovely Roxie Roker in 1976. Yes, of course, she was Lenny Kravitz's mom, Al Roker's cousin and "Helen Willis" on "The Jeffersons." Ms. Roker was also a graduate of Howard University who began her career with renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in "The River Niger." Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.

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