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Rosanna Carter (Rolle)

Also Known As: "Rosa"
Birthdate: (98)
Birthplace: Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Death: December 30, 2016 (98)
Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States (natural causes)
Place of Burial: Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Johnathan Rolle and Elizabeth Iris Rolle
Wife of John Carter and Adam Carter
Mother of Private
Sister of Estelle Evans; Joshua Rolle; Rachael Rolle; Mary Rolle; Zilpha Sawyer and 14 others

Occupation: American television, stage and film actress, actress; beautician
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About Rosanna Carter

Rosanna Rolle Carter was an Emmy-nominated American television, stage, and film actor. She and her fellow actor sisters, Esther Rolle and Estelle Evans, were of Bahamian descent. During the Harlem Renaissance, she acted at New Lafayette Theater as one of the Lafayette Players. One of her most notable film roles was in The Brother from Another Planet, a well-reviewed 1984 film described as a science fiction fairy tale with a slavery plot.

Carter received an AUDELCO award in 1977 for her work as a supporting actress in the play Unfinished Women. She was nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in I'll Fly Away in 1993.

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Rosanna Carter's Timeline

1918
September 20, 1918
Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
2016
December 30, 2016
Age 98
Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States
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Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States