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Madge Sinclair and John Amos in "Roots." Amos played the older Kunta Kinte (LeVar Burton played the younger version); and Sinclair played hi...


Madge Sinclairr Born Madge Dorita Walters-Sinclair (April 28, 1938 – December 20, 1995) Cancer She was a Jamaican American actress, best known for her roles in Cornbread, Earl and Me, Coming to America, Trapper John, M.D., and the ABC TV miniseries Roots.


Throughout her 20-year Hollywood career, Jamaican actress Madge Sinclair never lost sight of her Caribbean identity. It was a similarity she shared with a famous cousin, pan-African giant Marcus Garvey. She is depicted here as the Queen of Zamunda in Coming to America, but was also Belle in Roots.


"Coming to America" (1988). COUNTRY: United States. DIRECTOR: John Landis. CAST: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Shari Headley, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Allison Dean, Madge Sinclair, Paul Bates, Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Eriq La Salle, Don Ameche,