Cora Lee Day

Active - 1976 - 1994  |   Born - Apr 15, 1914   |   Died - Nov 1, 1996   |   Genres - Drama

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  • Was also an accomplished jazz singer prior to her film career.
  • First credited film role was Mrs. Emily Harris in the 1976 horror film Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde.
  • Starred in Julie Dash's 1991 film Daughters of the Dust which was the first film directed by a female African American to be released theatrically in the United States.