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Madge Sinclair Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun May, 2016
Madge Sinclair

Facts of Madge Sinclair

Date of Birth: 1938 , April-28
Date of Death: 1995 , December-20
Birth Nation: Jamaica
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Madge Sinclair

1938 Born in Kingston, Jamaica
1968 Moved to United States
1972 Began her acting career
1951 Married to Royston Sinclair
1982 Married to Dean Compton
1988 Appeared in the movie, Coming to America
1991 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
1995 She died of leukemia

Detail Timeline of Madge Sinclair

April 28 , 1938

Born in Kingston, Jamaica

Madge Sinclair was born as Madge Dorita Walters at the end of 1930s in Kingston, Jamaica to Herbert Walters and Jemima Walters. She was raised in Jamaica till her early 30s. She was of black ethnicity.  Her nationality was American and Jamaican.

1968

Moved to United States

She was born and raised in Jamaica. Before Madge moved to United States, she worked as a teacher in Jamaica. She was well appreciated by her students. After she turned 30, she moved to New York with a dream of acting. 

1972

Began her acting career

Within four years she moved to United States, she won her role in the TV series Madigan. That year she also appeared in The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope. In 1974, she appeared in the movie Conrack.

1951

Married to Royston Sinclair

In 1951, Madge got married for the first time in her life to Royston Sinclair. Royston Sinclair was a police officer. Together they welcomed two children from this married life. They dissolved this married life in 1969.

August 18 , 1982

Married to Dean Compton

Madge lived a single life for about a decade and then on 18th of August 1982, she got married for the second time in her life and that was with Dean Compton. Dean Compton is an actor. She died at the end of 1995. 

1988

Appeared in the movie, Coming to America

Madge Sinclair was a renowned actress. She was also well acclaimed for her role in the movie Coming to America. She portrayed the role of Queen Aoleon in this movie. She was also known for her role in the TV series Me and the Boys. 

1991

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world. She had also been honored with this award once in her life and that was in 1991. She was honored with this award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. 

December 20 , 1995

She died of leukemia

Madge was a talented and enthusiastic lady but she left this earth when she was in her mid 50s. She died of leukemia on 20th of December 1995 and that time she was aged 57 years old. 

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In 1951, Madge got married for the first time in her life to Royston Sinclair. Royston Sinclair was a police officer. Together they welcomed two children from this married life. They dissolved this married life in 1969.

Madge lived a single life for about a decade and then on 18th of August 1982, she got married for the second time in her life and that was with Dean Compton. Dean Compton is an actor. She died at the end of 1995 and the reason of her death was leukemia.

Before Madge moved to United States, she worked as a teacher in Jamaica. After she turned 30, she moved to New York with a dream of acting. Few years later, she finally won her role in the TV series Madigan. That year she also appeared in The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope. In 1970s, she appeared in more than dozens of movies and TV shows. She got her rise in fame after she starred the role of Leona Hamilton in the drama movie Cornbread, Earl and Me. She is also well known for her role in the movie Coming to America. Before her death, she earned the annual salary of $588,235 and her net worth is $5 million dollars. She died at the age of 57. Her nationality was American and Jamaican.