Carol Lynn Maillard

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Carol Lynn Maillard
Born March 4,1951
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Instruments Voice
Years active 1973–present
Associated acts Sweet Honey in the Rock
Website http://www.sweethoney.com/

Carol Lynn Maillard (born 1951) is an African-American actress, singer and composer. She was one of the founding members of the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Biography[edit]

Early life and education[edit]

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Carol Maillard was a student of the GESU SCHOOL in Philadelphia and also graduated from John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School and graduated from The Catholic University of America in 1973.

Career[edit]

Her acting credits include roles on Broadway (Eubie!, Comin' Uptown, Beehive); Off-Broadway (in several Negro Ensemble Company productions and in the New York Shakespeare Festival); television (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf,[1] Hallelujah!); and film (Beloved, Thirty to Life). Maillard has also been a guest vocalist for artists Horace Silver and Betty Buckley. She is an original member of the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Marriage and children[edit]

Maillard has a son, Jordan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Connor, John J. (1982-02-23). "TV: 'For Colored Girls' on 'American Playhouse'". New York Times. 

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