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Barbara Ann Teer Net Worth

Barbara Ann Teer Net Worth is
$1.2 Million

Barbara Ann Teer Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

A renowned writer, producer, teacher, actor and visionary, African-American Barbara Ann Teer grew disillusioned with the negative stereotypes she came across in her quest for responsible acting roles. Instead of simply walking away from the white-dominated entertainment field, she decided to make a difference. Focusing on appreciation of ...
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 18, 1937, East St. Louis, Illinois, United States
DiedJuly 21, 2008, Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthEast Saint Louis, Illinois, USA
ProfessionActress
SpouseGodfrey Cambridge (m. 1962–1965)
ChildrenMichael Lythcott, Barbara Lythcott
ParentsFred L. Teer, Lila B. Teer
Star SignGemini
#Quote
1We must begin building cultural centers where we can enjoy being free, open and black; where we can find out how talented we really are, where we can be what we were born to be and not what we were brainwashed where we can literally 'blow our minds' with blackness. BAT -- from a 1968 article to the New York Times.
2You cannot have a theatre without ideology, without a base from which all of the forms must emanate and call it Black, for it will be the same as Western theatre, conventional theatre, safe theatre.
#Fact
1Especially drawn to the Yoruba people of Nigeria, which she visited many times and from which she brought Yoruba artists to New York to create works for the theater building.
2In 1983, a fire totally destroyed NBT's studios. Rather than look for new rental space, Teer purchased the building in which they were located and orchestrated the $10 million renovation and remodeling of the facility.
3Was the subject of the book "Barbara Ann Teer and the National Black Theater, Transformational Forces in Harlem" by Lundeana Marie Thomas.
4Her son Michael ("Omi") Lythcott is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University's Business School; her daughter, Barbara ("Sade") Lythcott, is a graduate of New York University.
5She was the founder of the National Black Theater of Harlem.
6Founded the National Black Theatre in Harlem, New York City in 1968.
7A graduate of the University of Illinois, first came to Harlem as a schoolteacher, but soon became known as a dancer, an actress, and a producer and director.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Angel Levine1970Welfare Lady
Slaves1969Esther
As the World Turns1966TV SeriesHelen
A Carol for Another Christmas1964TV MovieRuby

Known for movies


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