Estelle Evans

Biography

Before becoming an actress, Estelle Evans, the sister of distinguished African American actress Esther Rolle, taught in New York City schools for 14 years. While studying acting, the Hunter College graduate, shared courses with such distinguished actors as Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. Evans played supporting roles in films such as The Quiet One and To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). In 1969 Evans had a lead role in Learning Tree. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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