- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 4
American actress, leading lady of the '70s on film, stage and TV. Her career flourished in spite of her staunch refusal to portray stereotyped black roles. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of "Go Tell it on the Mountain." In 1992 she was inducted into the Black Filmmaker Hall Of Fame.
During her early years as an actress, Rosalind Cash moonlighted as a hospital aide, waitress, salesgirl and nightclub singer. She made her Broadway debut in the 1966 production, "The Wayward Stork." Her film career began when Charlton Heston personally selected her to co-star in his 1971 sci-fi vehicle "The Omega Man." Daytime-drama devotees know Cash best as the matriarchal Mary Mae Ward on "General Hospital," plus guest roles in other series and productions.
Of all her many accomplishments, Cash was proudest of her work with the Negro Ensemble Company, which she co-founded in the late 1960s.
Cash died of cancer on 10/31/1995, Los Angeles, CA