Novella Nelson Movies and Career Information
Dec 17, 1939
Novella Nelson (born December 17, 1939) is an American actress and singer. Nelson was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Evelyn Hines and James Nelson. Her career in films did not begin until she was approaching middle age, with a small part in 1978's An Unmarried Woman. Over the next thirty years, she continued to play small roles in movies. Additionally, she established a career as a singer, both on the stage and in cabaret-style locales. Nelson works as an instructor for voice-over actors. In June, 2009, she was appearing in a Boston production of Oedipus.