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Leslie Uggams On Empire

Leslie Uggams On Empire Leah Walker
Leslie Uggams On Empire Leah Walker
On Empire’s “Time Shall Unfold” episode Lucious and Andre visit the grave of Leah Walker.  Walker is Lucious’ mother who Andre wants to learn about.  Leah and Andre both suffer from bipolar disorder.
Leslie Uggams On Empire
Leslie Uggams On Empire
Leslie Uggams plays Lucious’ mother, Leah Walker.  
How Old Is Leslie Uggams
After seeing her on Empire many people wondered about Leslie Uggams’ age.  Uggams was born on May 25, 1943 and is currently 72 years old.
Leslie Uggams’ Empire appearance is far from her first major acting role.  Many people remember Leslie Uggams as Kizzy Reynolds in the 1977 film Roots.  In an amazing article by AARP, Uggams and Louis Gossett, Jr. discuss how Roots changed TV forever.  The following list of Leslie Uggams’ movies and TV shows includes some of her most notable roles.
Leslie Uggams Movies and TV Shows
  • Two Weeks in Another Town, 1962
  • The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., 1966
  • I Spy, 1966-1967
  • That’s Life, 1968-1969
  • Swing Out, Sweet Land, 1970
  • Mod Squad, 1972
  • Skyjacked, 1972
  • Black Girl, 1972
  • Easter Is, 1974
  • Poor Pretty Eddie, 1975
  • Roots, 1977
  • Backstairs at the White House, 1979
  • The Love Boat, 1981
  • Sizzle, 1981
  • Freedom to Speak, 1982
  • Magnum, P.I., 1984
  • Hotel, 1987
  • The Cosby Show, 1991
  • A Different World, 1993
  • Sugar Hill, 1993
  • Under One Roof, 1995
  • All My Children, 1996
  • Broadway Beat, 2003
  • Toe to Toe, 2009
  • Memphis Beat, 2011
  • The Good Wife, 2011
  • NYC 22, 2012
  • Just The Three of Us, 2014
  • Nurse Jackie, 2015
  • Deadpool, 2016

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