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Birth information

28 April 1938 Kingston, Jamaica

Death information

20 December 1995 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Madge Dorita Walters

How tall is Madge Sinclair?

1.78 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Dean Compton
Royston Sinclair

Life Story of Madge Sinclair

Madge Sinclair was born Madge Dorita Walters on April 28, 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, married young and had two sons. Madge worked as a teacher in Jamaica until she was 30. She left her two boys with their father and moved in 1968 to New York City to be an actress.

She began modeling and later acted with the New York Shakespearean Festival and at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre. In 1974, Madge made her film debut, playing Mrs. Scott in Conrack (1974). She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance as Bell Reynolds in the miniseries Roots (1977).

In 1982, shortly after joining the cast of Trapper John, M.D. (1979), Sinclair was diagnosed with leukemia. She continued to work, outliving the doctors' predictions by several years. On December 20, 1995, Madge Sinclair died at age 57 in Los Angeles, California, after a 13 year battle with leukemia.

What movies did Madge Sinclair play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Dream On (1995) Mrs. Charles, Me and the Boys (1995) Mary Tower, The Lion King (1994) Sarabi, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993) Capt. Silva La Forge, The Man with Three Wives (1993) Margaret, Queen (1993) Dora, Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992) Faye Lincoln, Tales from the Crypt (1992) Lucille, L.A. Law (1992) Jessica Rollins, Pros and Cons (1992) Josephine Austin, Gabriel's Fire (1991) Empress Josephine, The Orchid House (1991) Lally, The End of Innocence (1990) Nurse Bowlin, Homeroom (1989) , Midnight Caller (1989) Ida May, Roseanne (1989)...

Birth information

28 April 1938 Kingston, Jamaica

Death information

20 December 1995 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Madge Dorita Walters

How tall is Madge Sinclair?

1.78 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Dean Compton
Royston Sinclair

Life Story of Madge Sinclair

Madge Sinclair was born Madge Dorita Walters on April 28, 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, married young and had two sons. Madge worked as a teacher in Jamaica until she was 30. She left her two boys with their father and moved in 1968 to New York City to be an actress.

She began modeling and later acted with the New York Shakespearean Festival and at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre. In 1974, Madge made her film debut, playing Mrs. Scott in Conrack (1974). She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance as Bell Reynolds in the miniseries Roots (1977).

In 1982, shortly after joining the cast of Trapper John, M.D. (1979), Sinclair was diagnosed with leukemia. She continued to work, outliving the doctors' predictions by several years. On December 20, 1995, Madge Sinclair died at age 57 in Los Angeles, California, after a 13 year battle with leukemia.

What movies did Madge Sinclair play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Dream On (1995) Mrs. Charles, Me and the Boys (1995) Mary Tower, The Lion King (1994) Sarabi, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993) Capt. Silva La Forge, The Man with Three Wives (1993) Margaret, Queen (1993) Dora, Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted (1992) Faye Lincoln, Tales from the Crypt (1992) Lucille, L.A. Law (1992) Jessica Rollins, Pros and Cons (1992) Josephine Austin, Gabriel's Fire (1991) Empress Josephine, The Orchid House (1991) Lally, The End of Innocence (1990) Nurse Bowlin, Homeroom (1989) , Midnight Caller (1989) Ida May, Roseanne (1989)...

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Madge Sinclair in Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

She appeared as the unnamed captain of the USS Saratoga in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), marking the first appearance, in any Star Trek series or movie, of a female starship captain. She later guest starred on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) as Captain Silva La Forge, the mother of Geordi La Forge, played by LeVar Burton, one of her co-stars on the miniseries Roots (1977) -- in which Burton played the younger version Kunta Kinte and Sinclair played Bell Reynolds, wife of the older version of Kunta Kinte, played by John Amos (who was Sinclair's junior by 20 months).

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Elliott Gould and Madge Sinclair in Ich will, ich will... vielleicht? (1976)

Co-starred with James Earl Jones five times, twice playing Queen to his King -- in Coming to America (1988), then in The Lion King (1994).

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Jon Voight and Madge Sinclair in Abschied von einer Insel (1974)

She was cast as a relative of characters played by Ben Vereen and LeVar Burton in two completely different revolutions. In Roots (1977), she played Bell Reynolds, Kunta Kinte's wife and Chicken George's grandmother. Kunta Kinte as a youth was played by LeVar Burton. Kunta Kinte as an adult married to Bell was played by John Amos. Chicken George was played by Ben Vereen. In Star Trek: The Next Generation: Interface (1993), Sinclair played Captain Silvia La Forge, mother of Geordi La Forge, played by Burton, and wife of Commander Edward M. La Forge, M.D., played by Vereen.

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Sandy Duncan and Madge Sinclair in Roots (1977)

She played LeVar Burton's mother in four different productions: Almos' a Man (1976), One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (1978), Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). She also played his character's wife in Roots (1977), though by that time the role of Kunta Kinte had been assumed by John Amos.

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Eddie Murphy and Madge Sinclair in Der Prinz aus Zamunda (1988)

Although she played Leslie Uggams' mother in Roots (1977), she was only five years her senior in real life.

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Madge Sinclair

She played Ben Vereen's grandmother in Roots (1977) and his wife on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

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