Summary: actress best known for her role as Nell Harper, the sassy housekeeper on the 1980's sitcom Gimme A Break, who also was a Tony-winning performer on Broadway in shows like Ain't Misbehaving and her current show Raisin.
Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes
Born: September 13, 1948
Died: January 23, 2003
Location: Beverly Hills, California