Margaret Avery 12 pictures

Slender, attractive actress Margaret Avery, spellbinding in her role of Shug in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985), is certainly no "one-hit wonder". Although filmgoers may be able to trace her back only to that once-in-a-lifetime part, Margaret has been a talented player on the large and small screens for well over three decades. Born on ...

Born: January 20, 1944
Star sign: Aquarius
Known for: The Color Purple (1985), Magnum Force (1973), Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008), The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992)