Fredi Washington

Active - 1933 - 1937  |   Born - Dec 23, 1903   |   Died - Jun 28, 1994   |   Genres - Drama, Film, TV & Radio, Culture & Society, Music

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Actress Fredi Washington may best be remembered for her wrenching portrayal of a light-skinned black girl who tries to pass for white so she can be a nightclub singer in the weepy melodrama Imitation of Life (1934). Washington also appeared in One Mile From Heaven (1937) and a few other films.

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