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Margaret Avery

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $158,443,085 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #18,419)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mamma Jenkins (Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins), Shug Avery (The Color Purple), Annie Mae (Which Way Is Up?), Francine (The Return of Superfly), Toby Millman (The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh)
Most productive collaborators: Martin Lawrence, Malcolm D. Lee, James Earl Jones, Bonnie Greenberg, Joy Bryant

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading1$93,589,701$0$93,589,701
Supporting1$42,436,517$1,171,110$43,607,627
(Unclassified)4$21,245,757$0$21,245,757
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/8/2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Mamma Jenkins  $42,436,517 $1,171,110 $43,607,627
12/1/1995 White Man's Burden Megan Thomas  $3,622,433 $0 $3,622,433
1/1/1990 The Return of Superfly Francine  $610,402 $0 $610,402
12/18/1985 The Color Purple Shug Avery  $93,589,701 $0 $93,589,701
11/2/1979 The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Toby Millman  $12,922 $0 $12,922
1/1/1977 Which Way Is Up? Annie Mae  $17,000,000 $0 $17,000,000
Movies: 6Totals:$157,271,975$1,171,110$158,443,085
  Averages:$26,211,996$195,185$26,407,181