Juanita Moore

American actress (1914-2014)

Juanita Moore (October 19, 1914 - January 1, 2014) was an American movie and television actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Imitation of Life. She was the fifth African-American actor to be nominated for an Academy Award and the third in that category.

Juanita Moore
Moore in 1959
Juanita Moore

(1914-10-19)October 19, 1914
DiedJanuary 1, 2014(2014-01-01) (aged 99)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1942-2001

Moore died on January 1, 2014 from natural causes at her home in Los Angeles. She was aged 99.[1]


  1. "Juanita Moor, Oscar nominated actress for Imitation of Life, dies at 99". Variety.com. Retrieved January 1, 2014.

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