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Carol Speed

Actress

Born - 14 March 1945, Bakersfield, California, USA
Died - 14 January 2022

Diminutive, lively, big-haired co-star in blaxploitation action movies of the 1970s. Born Carolyn Stewart and originally a back-up singer in Vegas nightclubs, she got into film action in her mid twenties and was briefly popular in feisty roles: Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), Precinct 45 - Los Angeles Police (1972), The Big Bird Cage (1972), The Mack (1973), Bummer (1973), Dynamite Brothers (1974), Abby (1974), Black Samson (1974) and Disco Godfather (1979). Much later, she returned for a role in Village Vengeance (2006).