Summary: model-turned-actress who portrayed a strong female role as the kung-fu fighting government agent Cleopatra Jones in the 1973 "blaxploitation" film of the same name, and who reprised the role in Cleopatra Jones & the Casino of Gold (1975).
Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and multiple sclerosis
Born: May 14, 1947
Died: October 2, 2006
Location: Baltimore, Maryland