Kaycee Moore, who starred in landmark Black independent films, dies at 77

"Ms. Moore fell into acting after moving from Kansas City to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, where she worked for the cosmetics line Max Factor and then joined a theater workshop. 'She was having a really difficult time while living in Los Angeles, some mental health difficulties,' said Samantha N. Sheppard, a Cornell University film scholar who interviewed her in 2018. 'She felt that acting had saved her life.'”

Read the entire obituary in The Washington Post

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