Edna Mae Harris

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


Edna Mae Harris was one of the best actresses of the Black race in the 1930s and 1940s. She starred in some of the best all black cast independently produced movies in the 1930s and 1940s. An attractive woman who had a soulful voice, personality, sex appeal, she was a triple threat to show business, for she could sing, dance, and act. She was the ...
Birth date
1910-09-29
Death date
1997-09-15

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressStage Door Canteen
Sun Tan Girl (uncredited)
1943
ActressLegs Ain't No Good
(Short)
1942
ActressMurder on Lenox Avenue
Singer
1941
ActressStolen Paradise
Maid (as Edna May Harris)
1940
ActressSunday Sinners
Corrine Aiken
1940
ActressThe Notorious Elinor Lee
Fredi Welsh
1940
ActressParadise in Harlem
Doll Davis
1939
ActressLying Lips
Elsie Bellwood
1939
ActressSpirit of Youth
Mary Bowdin
1938
ActressThe Garden of Allah
Oasis Girl (uncredited)
1936
ActressThe Green Pastures
Zeba (as Edna M. Harris)
1936
ActressBullets or Ballots
Rose - Lee's Maid (uncredited)
1936
ActressFury
Black Woman (uncredited)
1936
ActressPrivate Number
Lulu (uncredited)
1936
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackParadise in Harlem
(performer: "HARLEM SERENADE")
1939
SoundtrackLying Lips
(performer: "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby", "I've Got a Heart Full of Rhythm" - uncredited)
1939
SoundtrackFury
(performer: "There's No More Trouble for Me" - uncredited)
1936
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) Self - Actress - Midnight Ramble (1994) ... Self - Actress
1994