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Nina Mae McKinney

Born: Jun 13, 1912

Death: May 3, 1967

Birthplace: Lancaster

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Nina Mae McKinney

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1912
Date of Death : May 3, 1967
Birth Place : Lancaster

Nina Mae McKinney was an American actress who worked internationally during the 1930s and in the postwar period in theatre, film and television, after getting her start on Broadway and in Hollywood. Dubbed "The Black Garbo" in Europe because of her striking beauty, McKinney was one of the first African-American film stars in the United States, as well as one of the first African Americans to appear on British television.


  • Actor

Also known as

  • Nannie Mayme McKinney
  • The Black Garbo


  • Hal McKinney
  • Georgia McKinney


  • Jimmy Monroe
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