Margaret Avery



Place of birth:

Mangum, Oklahoma, U.S.:


Margaret Avery (born January 20, 1944) is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Shug in The Color Purple (1985). Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Avery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

Proud Mary (2018)
as Mina
Meet the Browns (2008)
as Sarah Brown
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
as Mamma Jenkins
Second to Die (2002)
as Insurance Agent
White Man's Burden (1995)
as Megan Thomas
Night Trap (1993)
as Miss Sadie
Lightning in a Bottle (1993)
as Dr. Sierheed
The Return of Superfly (1990)
as Francine
Heat Wave (1990)
as Roxie Turpin
Riverbend (1989)
as Bell Coleman
Blueberry Hill (1988)
as Hattie Cale
The Color Purple (1985)
as Shug Avery
For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers (1982)
as Dottie
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
as Toby Millman
Scott Joplin (1977)
as Belle Joplin
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
as Annie Mae
Magnum Force (1973)
as Prostitute
Hell Up In Harlem (1973)
as Sister Jennifer
An Eye for an Eye (1973)
Cool Breeze (1972)
as Lark
Something Evil (1972)
as Irene
Terror at Red Wolf Inn (1972)
as Edwina
Waitin' to Live ()
as Pearline Loggins