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Hattie Winston

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hattie Mae Winston (born March 3, 1945) is an American television, film and Broadway actress best known for her role as Margaret on Becker and as a prominent cast member of the PBS children's series The Electric Company. Winston was born in Lexington, Mississippi, and raised in Greenville, Mississippi.She began her career onstage. Winston starred in the Broadway hit The Tap Dance Kid; she also appeared on Broadway in Two Gentlemen of Verona, I Love My Wife, and The Me Nobody Knows. She was a member of the Negro Ensemble Company. Winston rose to prominence during the mid-1970s as a member of the cast of the PBS children's series The Electric Company, produced by the Children's Television Workshop. Her most notable character was Valerie the Librarian, who was best friends with Easy Reader (portrayed by Morgan Freeman). She also played many villainess roles versus Spider-Man on the Spidey Super Stories sketches, such as the Fox, the Thumper, the Queen Bee, and the Queen of Diamonds. Winston joined the series during the third season (1973–1974), replacing Lee Chamberlin. She remained with the series until its cancellation in 1977. Between 1981 and 1982 she starred in CBS TV series Nurse. In 1990 she starred in Home Video Sesame Street Visits The Hospital as Nurse Flowers. In 1991, Winston starred on the critically acclaimed television show Homefront (1991–1993). In 1998, Winston landed the role of Margaret on the CBS sitcom Becker (1998–2004). Winston voiced Lucy Carmichael for The Rugrats Movie. Since then she has gone on to voice the character again for the Nickelodeon TV series, All Grown Up!, which is a spin-off from the original Rugrats series. She has guest-starred on Scrubs and Smart Guy. In 1997, Winston portrayed Simone in the Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown. In 1998, Winston had a small role with Clint Eastwood in True Crime. She is married to the musical director of Dancing with the Stars, Tony nominee Harold Wheeler.


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Born:
Mar 3, 1945 In Lexington - Mississippi - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the series The Electric Company 1971-10-25
Latest Project:
Series Out to Lunch 2016
Known For
Poster of Out to Lunch
Poster of Scrubs
Poster of Smart Guy
Poster of The Electric Company
Filmography
Series Out to Lunch Unknown 2016
Series Castle Sally Niedermeyer 2009-03-08
Series All Grown Up! Unknown 2003-04-12
Movie Deathdealer: A Documentary Gladys 2003-12-31
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Series Scrubs Unknown 2001-10-02
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Movie After All Mother of Defendant 1999-01-22
Movie True Crime Mrs. Russel 1999-03-19
Series It's Christopher Lowell Unknown 1999-09-06
Series Becker Margaret Wyborn 1998-11-02
Movie The Rugrats Movie Lucy Carmichael (voice) 1998-11-20
Series Arsenio Unknown 1997-03-05
Movie Jackie Brown Simone 1997-12-24
Series Smart Guy Unknown 1997-04-02
Series Malcolm & Eddie Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series The Parent 'Hood Unknown 1995-01-18
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Series Step by Step Unknown 1991-09-20
Series Homefront 1991-09-24
Movie Runaway Aunt Anna Mae 1989-02-04
Movie Clara's Heart Blanche Loudon 1988-10-07
Movie Good to Go 1986-08-01
Series Nurse 1981-04-02
Series The Electric Company 1971-10-25