‘A Different World’ & ‘Sparkle’ Actress Mary Alice Dies At 84

Star Mary Alice, who looked at in A Different World as Letitia “Lettie” Bostic and Effie Williams in 1976 movie Sparkle, has passed away at the age of 84. Love B. Scott stated the news, which was also assured by Huff Post’s Phil Lewis. A reason of passing has not to be declared.

Mary Alice, familiar for her characters as “Lettie” on A varioud globe and Effie Williams in Sparkle, has passed away,of her intimate friends told me. “We are all very sorrow at the demise.” Mary Alice, named was Mary Alice Smith,

was not just a TV/movie star, but also have done on stage, She earned a Tony Award for her presence in the 1987 production of Fences by August Wilson. While 2000, she was became into the American Theatre Hall of famouse because of to her body of standard work,

which added, but not sufficient to, character in numerous productions performed at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City. After, she have performed Ellie Grant Hubbard. The 1993 miniseries I’ll Fly Away won a her an Emmy Award for her helping character.

Her character on A Different World took place with the first and second seasons. Her role Lettie was the dorm director for Gilbert Hall, where Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) resided at the time of appearing Hillman College.

Her movie work occurred her 1974 movie first in The Education of Sonny Carson, Malcolm X, The Inkwell, low in the Delta and The Matrix Revolutions. Her role in the Matrix franchise was amazing for the series, as she have done the told of actress Gloria Foster,

who passed away in 2001 due to diabetes, as the Oracle. Mary Alice also have Charatetized the Oracle in the clip game appear the Matrix. Mary Alice was retire from the acting industry in 2005.