Olivia Cole
Olivia Cole

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Name: Olivia Cole
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Birth Day: November 26, 1942
Death Date: January 19, 2018(2018-01-19) (aged 75)
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Age: Aged 75
Birth Place:  Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Olivia Cole

Olivia Cole was born on November 26, 1942 in  Memphis, Tennessee, United States (75 years old). Olivia Cole is an Actor, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Find out Olivia Colenet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

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As per our current Database, Olivia Cole died on January 19, 2018(2018-01-19) (aged 75)
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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Cole was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Arvelia Cole (née Cage), a tennis player, instructor, entrepreneur and William Calvin Cole, a worker for Grumman. After graduating from Manhattan's Hunter College High School in 1960, she studied drama at Bard College in New York and earned a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she graduated with honors in 1964. After returning to the United States, she earned a master's degree in theater arts with minor in Scandinavian studies in 1967 from the University of Minnesota. She made her screen debut in the daytime soap opera Guiding Light in 1969 and later appeared in over 30 shows and films.


In June 1971, she married actor Richard Venture, one of the few to enter an interracial marriage in Hollywood at that time. They later divorced in 1984. She retired in 1995, but later returned to acting.


Cole won an Emmy Award for her performance as Matilda, Chicken George's wife, in the 1977 miniseries Roots. Cole became the first African American actress to win an Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Movie for her performance in Roots.


She also was known for her role as Maggie Rogers in the 1979 miniseries Backstairs at the White House, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.


Cole starred in the CBS sitcoms Szysznyk from 1977 to 1978 and Report to Murphy in 1982. She also was cast in the short-lived ABC drama series Brewster Place with Oprah Winfrey in 1990 and previously appeared in another miniseries North and South, Book I (1985). She also guest-starred on Police Woman, Family, L.A. Law, "Christy" and Murder, She Wrote.


Cole died 31 days after ex-husband, actor Richard Venture; at her home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico on January 19, 2018, age 75 following a heart attack.

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#1 Arvelia Myers Parents N/A N/A N/A
#2 William Cole Parents N/A N/A N/A
#3 Richard Venture Spouse N/A N/A N/A

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