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Juanita Moore

19 October 1914 to 1 January 2014

An American actress best known for her Oscar-nominated performance opposite Lana Turner in Imitation of Life (1959), in which she delivered an assured and progressive turn in the role of a black maid. Although limited by a narrow range of roles, Moore also delivered memorable performances in the likes of The Singing Nun (1966) and The Mack (1973).

- Read Juanita Moore's Guardian obituary here