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Vinie Burrows


Actor Vinie Burrows, known for several Broadway productions as well as her work as an activist, has died at the age of 99. Ms. Burrows passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Christmas Day, according to her press rep. Once proclaimed "the queen of Black theatre" by The New York Times, Ms. Burrows had an illustrious career and created progressive change both onstage and off.

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  • Born: Nov 15, 1924 in New York, New York, USA
  • Death: Dec 25, 2023

Roles (8)

Mandingo Playbill - Opening Night, May 1961 Mandingo
Opened May 22, 1961
  • as Tense (Original)
The Ponder Heart Playbill - Feb 1956 The Ponder Heart
Opened February 16, 1956
  • as Sarah (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Skin of Our Teeth
Opened August 17, 1955
  • as Dinosaur (Original)
  • as Ivy (Original)
Mrs. Patterson Playbill - Jan 1955 Mrs. Patterson
Opened December 01, 1954
  • as Selma Mae (Original)
  • as Theodora (Teddy) Hicks (Understudy - Original)
The Green Pastures Playbill - March 1951 The Green Pastures
Opened March 15, 1951
  • as Zeba (Original)
The Wisteria Trees Playbill - March 1950 The Wisteria Trees
Opened March 29, 1950
  • as Dolly May (Original)

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