Nina Mae McKinney

Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 06/12/1912 († 54, 05/03/1967) | Lancaster, South Carolina, USA
Nina Mae McKinney (June 12, 1912 – May 3, 1967) was an American actress who worked internationally during the 1930s and in the postwar period in theatre, film and television, after getting her start on Broadway and in Hollywood. Dubbed "The Black Garbo" in Europe because of her striking beauty, McKinney was one of the first African-American film stars in the United States, as well as one of the first African Americans to appear on British television. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Music | Mystery

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Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame

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Movies with Nina Mae McKinney as Actress(14)

as Rozelia1949 Pinky
as Veronica1947 Danger Street
as Florella1944 Dark Waters
as Maid in Nightclub Powder Room (uncredited)1944 Together Again
as Isabelle Walton1939 The Devil's Daughter
as Laura Jackson1938 Gang Smashers
as Dancer (uncredited)1936 The Lonely Trail
as Nina Mae - Radio Singer1936 The Black Network
as Nina Mae McKinney - Singer1935 Reckless
as Lilongo1935 Sanders of the River
as Miss Nina1932 Pie, Pie Blackbird
as Leonie1931 Safe in Hell
as Chick1929 Hallelujah

Born: Wednesday, 06/12 1912 (June) in Lancaster
Died: Wednesday, 05/03 1967 (May) in New York City (aged: 54)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Nina Mae McKinney frequently works together with these people:
Bess Flowers (2x, Actress)
Franchot Tone (2x, Actor)
Charles Middleton (2x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (2x, Crew)
Fayard Nicholas (2x, Actor)
Virginia Van Upp (2x, Crew)
Roy Mack (2x, Crew)
Bob Burns (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:679046, Added: 10/29/2018, Last updated: 11/23/2019