BirthdayJuly 26, 1896
BirthplaceChicago, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Evelyn Preer

    Full name: Evelyn Preer
    Also known as: Evelyn Preer, Preer, Evelyn
    Professions: Actress, singer

  2. Evelyn Preer Measurements

    Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

  3. Evelyn Preer Death information

    Died: Sunday, 27th of November, 1932 (Age: 36)

  4. Evelyn Preer Biography

    Evelyn Preer, born Evelyn Jarvis (July 16, 1896 – November 27, 1932), was a pioneering African-American stage and screen actress and blues singer of the 1910s through the early 1930s. Evelyn was known within the black community as "The First Lady of the Screen."She was the first black actress to earn celebrity and popularity. She appeared in ground-breaking films and stage productions, such as the first play by a black playwright to be produced on Broadway, and the first New York-style production with a black cast in California in 1928, in a revival of a play adapted from Somerset Maugham's short story, Rain.

  5. Evelyn Preer Family

    Spouse: Edward Thompson

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