Is Esther Rolle Living or Dead?

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Esther Rolle is ...

Born 8 Nov 1920 in Pompano Beach
Died 17 Nov 1998 in Culver City
Age78 years
Causediabetes mellitus
Esther Rolle
Esther Rolle
This is the final resting place of Esther Rolle, located in Pompano Beach Fla the cemetary is called Westview Community cemetary. she is buried among several other Rolle family members.

About Esther Rolle

Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was a Bahamian American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), and its spin-off series Good Times, for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79), for which Rolle was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy in 1976.

She is also known as Esther Elizabeth Rolle.


Rolle died on November 17, 1998 in Culver City, California, from complications of diabetes, nine days after her 78th birthday. Her body was flown back to her hometown of Pompano Beach, Florida. A devout member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rolle requested that her funeral be held at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.