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Lynn Hamilton (actress)

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Birth dateApril 25, 1930(age 86)
Place of birthYazoo City, Mississippi, U.S.

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:For other uses, see Lynn Hamilton (disambiguation).Lynn Hamilton (born April 25, 1930) is a veteran African-American actress who made her film debut in John Cassavetes' Shadows (1959).

Hamilton was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She perphaps is best known for her role as "Donna Harris", a role she played on the hit NBC-TV sitcom Sanford and Son, from 1972 to 1977 as the Fred Sanford's girlfriend and fiancee, Donna.

In addition to her work on Sanford And Son, Hamilton also had a recurring role as "Verdie" on The Waltons, and made numerous appearances on such television sitcoms, soap operas and miniseries such as 227, Dangerous Women, Generations, Port Charles and Roots: The Next Generations.

She also appeared in an episode of The Golden Girls as the aunt of Lorraine, whom Dorothy's son Michael was planning to marry.

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