Esther Rolle! "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." -  referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure" ~ The beautiful Esther Rolle

"I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - Esther Rolle, Actress (AND Soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc!

Esther Rolle, insisted on a husband for prime time tv when the producers thought otherwise. (two thumbs up)

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Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries. I loved her as Florida Evans on Good TImes

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. She was perhaps best known for her portrayal of Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times.

Before "Maude" and its spin-off "Good Times" Esther Rolle portrayed Sadie Gray on "One Life to Live"

Esther Rolle  November 1920-November 1998  [Age 78]

Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 1920 – November was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons

Esther Rolle was an amazing lady, and she stood up for what she believed in. A quote (multiple sources):   "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - E. Rolle, referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure.

Esther Rolle (November 1920 – November was an American actress. She was perhaps best known for her portrayal of Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times.

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Esther Rolle - "Florida Evans" one of the best TV Moms

Yale graduate and Good Times actress Esther Rolle's parent's emigrated from The Bahamas.

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