Esther Rolle

  • Born: (United States)
  • Died: (United States)

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 Pompano Beach, Florida, USA – November 17, 1998 Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), and its spin-off series Good Times, for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79), for which Rolle was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy in 1976. She was the 1979 winner of the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special.

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