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Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Marguerite Annie Johnson. She was an actress and writer, known for Good Hair (2009), As Seen Through These Eyes (2008) and The Richard Pryor Special? (1977). She was married to Paul Bernard Du Feu and Thomas J. (Tosh) Angelos. She died on May 28, 2014 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Maya Angelou -- Dispatcher Suspended Over Oprah Trash Talk During 911 Call

Maya Angelou
Dispatcher Suspended Over Oprah Trash Talk During 911 Call

An emergency dispatcher who can be overheard in the Maya Angelou 911 call was suspended for criticizing Oprah Winfrey in the middle of the emergency.John Ruckh -- a dispatcher in Winston-Salem… READ MORE >

Maya Angelou 911 Call -- She Didn't Want to Be Resuscitated ... Says Caretaker

Maya Angelou 911
She Didn't Want to Be Resuscitated ... Says Caretaker

Maya Angelou had informed her staff she did NOT want to be resuscitated in the event of her death ... this according to the caretaker who called 911.The caretaker called 911 to report Maya's death… READ MORE >

- 1271 days ago
Mike Tyson -- Maya Angelou Enlightened Me ... I'll Always Be Grateful

Mike Tyson
Maya Angelou Enlightened Me ... I'll Always Be Grateful

He may have only had a few brief encounters with her, including the time she visited him in prison -- but Mike Tyson says Maya Angelou had a profound impact on his life ... and he'll always be… READ MORE >

- 1272 days ago
Maya Angelou's Death -- Oprah Winfrey: 'I Will Profoundly Miss Her'

Oprah on Maya
'I Will Profoundly Miss Her'

Oprah Winfrey is mourning the loss of her mentor, Maya Angelou, saying the legendary poet "guided [her] through some of the most important years of [her] life."Angelou passed away on… READ MORE >

- 1272 days ago
Maya Angelou Dead -- American Poet Laureate Dies at 86

Maya Angelou
America's Poet Laureate Dead at 86

8:10 AM PT -- Angelou's family just posted on her Facebook page, "Dr. Maya Angelou passed quietly in her home before 8:00 a.m. EST. Her family is extremely grateful that her ascension was not… READ MORE >

- 1272 days ago
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