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Ella Mitchell

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Birth dateAugust 15, 1937(age 79)
Occupationsoul singer, actress

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Ella Mitchell (born August 15, 1937) is an African-American soul singer and actress. She is best known for playing the comic role of Hattie Mae Pierce, the real "Big Momma" in Big Momma's House (2000) starring Martin Lawrence. She has also appeared in an uncredited role in a 1975 film, Lord Shango, and is credited as a star and co-director of the 2011 short film, Tropfest Junior 2011: The Bar Bee Q.

From 1976 to 1977, Ella Mitchell also played the leading role of the evil witch, "Evillene", in the original Broadway theatre production of the musical "The Wiz".

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