Actress Carol Sutton dies. She was 76 years old.
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced that Sutton, known for her roles in “Steel Magnolias” and the 2019 movie “Poms,” died on Friday of complications from COVID-19.
“Carol Sutton was practically the queen of the New Orleans theater, having overseen theaters across town for decades.” Twitter Cantrell Citizen of Big Easy.
“We will always remember her controlling presence on stage, her richly pictorial characters, and the warm heart that she shares with her colleagues and crew in productions such as“ 4000 Miles ”and“ Raisins in the Sun. ”May she rest in God’s complete peace.
Sutton had a wide-ranging filmography, with roles in “Monster’s Ball” in 2001, and in 2011 “The Help” and “The Last Exorcism” in 2010, among other films dating back to the 1970s.
“Queen Sugar” TV series director Ava DuVernay mourns Sutton after her death.
“On behalf of the Queen Sugar family, we celebrate the life of superstar Carol Sutton. It was an honor for us to welcome this veteran actress on stage and screen in our show as Aunt Martha in Episode 409,“ The Stare Into the Same Fires. ”We bless her. I hope she will rise and rest in peace and strength, Duvernay tweeted with A. Clip of a scene showing Sutton.