Roxie roker

Roxie Roker was an American actress.  The first women to play a wife of a white man (interracial couple) on prime time tv.

Roxie Roker was an American actress. The first women to play a wife of a white man (interracial couple) on prime time tv.

Roxie Roker (The Jeffersons/Lenny Kravitz' mom) 1929-1995

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Lenny Kravitz's mother Roxie Albertha Roker

Lenny Kravitz's mother Roxie Albertha Roker

Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and and a Tony nod her role of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker…

Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and and a Tony nod her role of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker…

Isabel Sanford and Roxie Roker 07/08/1980 Photo by Audrey L Chiu/Globe Photos

Isabel Sanford and Roxie Roker 07/08/1980 Photo by Audrey L Chiu/Globe Photos

Lenny Kravitz's mom Roxie Roker

Lenny Kravitz's mom Roxie Roker

Sy Kravitz And Roxie Roker | ... Sy Kravitz and Bahamian actress Roxie Roker (of The Jeffersons), Lenny

Sy Kravitz And Roxie Roker | ... Sy Kravitz and Bahamian actress Roxie Roker (of The Jeffersons), Lenny

Roxie Roker - Lovely Roxie Roker in 1976. Yes, of course, she was Lenny Kravitz's mom, Al Roker's cousin and "Helen Willis" on "The Jeffersons." Ms. Roker was also a graduate of Howard University who began her career with renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in "The River Niger." Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.

Roxie Roker - Lovely Roxie Roker in 1976. Yes, of course, she was Lenny Kravitz's mom, Al Roker's cousin and "Helen Willis" on "The Jeffersons." Ms. Roker was also a graduate of Howard University who began her career with renowned Negro Ensemble Company. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in "The River Niger." Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.

Roxie Roker received a B.F.A. degree in drama from Howard University in 1952 where she was an active member of the Howard Players and was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She began her career with the renowned Negro Ensemble Company.

Roxie Roker received a B.F.A. degree in drama from Howard University in 1952 where she was an active member of the Howard Players and was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She began her career with the renowned Negro Ensemble Company.

Roxie Roker, 1980 Photographic Print by Isaac Sutton at AllPosters.com

Roxie Roker, 1980

Roxie Roker, 1980 Photographic Print by Isaac Sutton at AllPosters.com

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