Nina Mae McKinney Movie Actress

Nina Mae McKinney
United States of America
June 12, 1912
Death Date:
May 3, 1967 (age 54)
Birth Sign:

She was born on June 12, 1912 (died on May 03, 1967, she was 54 years old) as Nannie Mayme McKinney. Her nickname was McKinney Nannie Mayme; McKinney Nina, Nina McKinney.


Nina Mae McKinney was an American actress who worked internationally during the 1930s and in the postwar period in theatre film and television after getting her start on Broadway and in Hollywood. Dubbed The Black Garbo in Europe because of her striking beauty McKinney was one of the first African-American film stars in the United States as well as one of the first African Americans to appear on British television. read more

Is Nina Mae McKinney still alive?

No, she died on 05/03/1967, 54 years ago. She was 54 years old when she died. Cause of death: myocardial infarction. She died in New York City

What was Nina's zodiac sign?

Nina Mae McKinney zodiac sign was gemini.


Her first feature film was Safe in Hell (1931, as Leonie). She was 19 when she starred in this movie. Since 1931, she has appeared in 14 feature films. The last one is Night Train to Memphis (1946). In this movie, she played the character Maid .

Awards (1)

Awarded Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1977 .


  • Jimmy Monroe

    Jimmy Monroe

    She married with Jimmy Monroe in 1935. Nina Mae McKinney was 22 years old. After 3 years, they break up in 1938.

Nina Mae McKinney Movies (14)

Nina Mae McKinney movie characters

When is Nina Mae McKinney's next birthday?

Nina Mae McKinney was born on the , which was a Wednesday

Her real name:
Birth name of Nina Mae McKinney is Nannie Mayme McKinney
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