Actress Esther Rolle was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. | 1920-1998

Actress Esther Rolle was an American actress. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. | 1920-1998

Esther Rolle! "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." -  referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure" ~ The beautiful Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle! "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure" ~ The beautiful Esther Rolle

TV's Esther Rolle... wow. What a lady.

TV's Esther Rolle... wow. What a lady.

Esther Rolle was an amazing lady, and she stood up for what she believed in. A quote (multiple sources):   "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - E. Rolle, referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure.

Esther Rolle was an amazing lady, and she stood up for what she believed in. A quote (multiple sources): "I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - E. Rolle, referring to her show "Good Times" and her insistence on having a husband and father figure.

Vegan Recipe for Rainbow Spring Rolls with Mango, Basil & Lime Tahini Cream

Vegan Recipe for Rainbow Spring Rolls with Mango, Basil & Lime Tahini Cream

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

Esther Rolle, insisted on a husband for prime time tv when the producers thought otherwise. (two thumbs up)

Esther Rolle, insisted on a husband for prime time tv when the producers thought otherwise. (two thumbs up)

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