Madge Sinclair Biography

Published On May 15, 2016
Facts of Madge Sinclair
Date of Birth: 1938 , April-28
Date of Death: 1995 , December-20
Birth Nation: Jamaica
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
View moreless Facts of Madge 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.

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.

Madge Sinclair facts on timeline

Born in Kingston, Jamaica

April 28 , 1938

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.

Moved to United States

1968

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. 

Began her acting career

1972

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.

Married to Royston Sinclair

1951

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.

Married to Dean Compton

August 18 , 1982

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. 

Appeared in the movie, Coming to America

1988

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. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1991

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. 

She died of leukemia

December 20 , 1995

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.