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

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 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.

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)

For those who were fans of the 1970's sitcom Good Times, actress Esther Rolle is no stranger. The African-American matriarch played the role of a loving moFor those who were fans of the 1970’s sitcom Good Times, actress Esther Rolle is no stranger. The African-American matriarch played the role of a loving mother, wife, and good friend. However, Rolle appeared in many other shows and always seemed to steal the spotlight. Here are some other amazing facts worth knowing about Esther..  The…

For those who were fans of the 1970's sitcom Good Times, actress Esther Rolle is no stranger. The African-American matriarch played the role of a loving moFor those who were fans of the 1970’s sitcom Good Times, actress Esther Rolle is no stranger. The African-American matriarch played the role of a loving mother, wife, and good friend. However, Rolle appeared in many other shows and always seemed to steal the spotlight. Here are some other amazing facts worth knowing about Esther.. The…

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. She was perhaps best known for her portrayal of Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times.

Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. She was perhaps best known for her portrayal of Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times.

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