Wim Sonneveld (left) with Enid Mosier (right)
May 23, 1924
|Died||November 18, 2003 (aged 79)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Vivian Bonnell (born Enid Mosier, May 23, 1924 – November 18, 2003), was an actress and calypso singer, originally from Antigua, British West Indies. In 1954, she starred opposite Pearl Bailey in the Broadway musical House of Flowers. She and her fellow cast members recorded calypso albums as "Enid Mosier and her Trinidad Steel Band". She later married one of those performers, Austin Stoker.
After changing her name, Bonnell went on to appear in a number of films and television shows, including several American TV movies. She died of complications from diabetes in Los Angeles on November 18, 2003, at the age of 79.
|1952||Lady Possessed||Calypso Singer||as Enid Mosier|
|1974||For Pete's Sake||Loretta|
|1987||Summer School||Mrs. Green|
|1987||Amazon Women on the Moon||Theatre Customer #3|
|1968||The Carol Burnett Show||Sketch performer||Uncredited|
|1972||The Sandy Duncan Show||Louise||Episode: Richer Third|
|1973||The Odd Couple||Ms. Ferrett||Episode: The Ides of April|
|1973||Sanford and Son||Audrey||Episode: Libra Rising All Over Lamont|
|1974||Sanford and Son||Betty Hester||Episode: Will the Real Fred Sanford Please Do Something?|
|1975||Police Woman||Myrtle Washington||Episode: The Chasers|
|1975||Happy Days||Rosemary||Episode: Fonzie's New Friend|
|1975||Good Times||Cora||Episode: The Baby|
|1976||Good Times||Clara||Episode: Michael the Warlord|
|1981||Sanford||Older Nurse||Episode: Fred Has the Big One|
|1981||The Jeffersons||Mrs. Mills||Episode: And the Doorknobs Shined Like Diamonds|
|1982||St. Elsewhere||Nurse Skilling||Three episodes|
|1985||Hunter||Witness||Episode: Fire Man|
|1985||The Twilight Zone||Black Woman||Episode: Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye (segment "Healer")|
|1985||Moonlighting||Woman at Window||Episode: Somewhere Under the Rainbow|
|1986||Hill Street Blues||Fannie Robinson||Episode: Slum Enchanted Evening|
|1987||Amen||Martha, Reuben's Aunt||Episode: Into the Night|
|1987||Highway to Heaven||Louise||Episode: The People Next Door|
|1989||The Women of Brewster Place||Black Woman||Two episodes|
|1989||Life Goes On||Mrs. Warner||Episode: Pets, Guys and Videotape|
|1991||The Josephine Baker Story||Josephine's Mother||TV movie|
|1991||Switched at Birth||Nurse Ford||TV movie|
|1992||In the Arms of a Killer||Mavis||TV movie|
|1992||Christmas in Connecticut||Norah||TV movie (remake)|
|1996||Married... with Children||Mourner #3||Episode: A Bundy Thanksgiving|
|1996||Moesha||Mrs. Smith||Episode: Road Trip|
- "Enid Mosier (alt. Vivian Bonnell)". The Caribbean Memory Project. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- "Enid Mosier". Playbill. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- Henry Louis Gates Jr.; Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham (April 29, 2004). African American Lives. Oxford University Press. p. 37. ISBN 9780199882861. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- Kathleen Fearn-Banks (August 4, 2009). The A to Z of African-American Television. Scarecrow Press. p. 52. ISBN 9780810863484. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- "Life In Legacy - Week of November 29, 2003". Life In Legacy. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- David M. Inman (Nov 16, 2005). Television Variety Shows: Histories and Episode Guides to 57 Programs. McFarland. p. 26. ISBN 9781476608778. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- Vivian Bonnell on IMDb
- Enid Mosier at AllMusic
- Enid Mosier Trinidad Steel Band at AllMusic
- Enid Mosier discography at Discogs
- Enid Mosier And Her Trinidad Steel Band discography at Discogs
- Enid Mosier at the Internet Broadway Database
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