She played Nurse Ernestine Shoop in six seasons of Trapper John MD and portrayed Bell Reynolds in Root base. She also supplied the tone of voice of Sarabi in the 1994 Disney film The Lion Ruler. She was a appealing stage celebrity in NY City’s black theater productions. She was nominated for an Emmy Prize for her function of Belle in the groundbreaking miniseries Root base, and performed Queen Aoleon in Arriving at America. She was wedded twice, and acquired two sons with her initial hubby, Royston Sinclair. Adam Earl Jones performed her husband Ruler Jafe Joffer in the film Arriving at America.