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Oscar-nominated actress Juanita Moore has died today at the age of 99 (some accounts vary as to her age). She collapsed in her home and died, according to her grandson.Snip: She appeared on Broadway in 1965 in James Baldwin's play "The Amen Corner" and in London in a production of "Raisin in the Sun.""The creative arts put a person on another level," she told the Los Angeles Times. "That's why we need to bring our youngsters into the theater."Her first film appearance was as a nurse in the 1949 film "Pinky." As with other black actresses, many of Moore's early roles were as maids. . . .

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