Gender
Female
Born
Sep 18, 1942
Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Performer
  • CREDITS
    Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Mar 27, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988)
    • Standby: Ernestine Jackson [Bertha Holly, Mattie Campbell, Molly Cunningham, Martha Pentecost]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Bacchae (Oct 02, 1980 - Nov 23, 1980)
    • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Chorus of Bacchae]
    PlayTragedyOriginal
    Guys and Dolls (Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
    • Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Sarah Brown]
    MusicalComedy All Black CastRevival
    Raisin (Oct 18, 1973 - Dec 07, 1975)
    • Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Ruth Younger]
    MusicalOriginal
    Tricks (Jan 08, 1973 - Jan 13, 1973)
    • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Ernestina]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Applause (Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972)
    • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Singer]
    MusicalOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
    • Performer: Ernestine Jackson
      • Irene Molloy - Replacement (Dec 06, 1969 - ?)
      • Ensemble - Replacement (Nov 12, 1967 - ?)
    • Understudy: Ernestine Jackson
      • Irene Molloy - Replacement
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (May 25, 1971 - Jul 24, 1971)
    • Also Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Irene Molloy]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Actress in a Musical

    1977 | Nominee  | Guys and Dolls
    Starring: Ernestine Jackson
     

    Best Featured Actress in a Musical

    1974 | Nominee  | Raisin
    Starring: Ernestine Jackson

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

    1977 | Nominee  | Guys and Dolls
    Starring: Ernestine Jackson

    Theatre World

    Award

    1974 | Recipient  | Raisin
    Starring: Ernestine Jackson
Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Mar 27, 1988 - Jun 26, 1988)
  • Standby: Ernestine Jackson [Bertha Holly, Mattie Campbell, Molly Cunningham, Martha Pentecost]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Bacchae (Oct 02, 1980 - Nov 23, 1980)
  • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Chorus of Bacchae]
PlayTragedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
  • Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Sarah Brown]
MusicalComedy All Black CastRevival
Raisin (Oct 18, 1973 - Dec 07, 1975)
  • Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Ruth Younger]
MusicalOriginal
Tricks (Jan 08, 1973 - Jan 13, 1973)
  • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Ernestina]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Applause (Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972)
  • Performer: Ernestine Jackson [Singer]
MusicalOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
  • Performer: Ernestine Jackson
    • Irene Molloy - Replacement (Dec 06, 1969 - ?)
    • Ensemble - Replacement (Nov 12, 1967 - ?)
  • Understudy: Ernestine Jackson
    • Irene Molloy - Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (May 25, 1971 - Jul 24, 1971)
  • Also Starring: Ernestine Jackson [Irene Molloy]
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Musical

1977 | Nominee  | Guys and Dolls
Starring: Ernestine Jackson
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1974 | Nominee  | Raisin
Starring: Ernestine Jackson

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1977 | Nominee  | Guys and Dolls
Starring: Ernestine Jackson

Theatre World

Award

1974 | Recipient  | Raisin
Starring: Ernestine Jackson

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