Her cousin dropped the news in a FB post, without sharing the cause of death.
If you're like me, you know her as Geraldine "Jerri" Peterson in the 90s sitcom "The Parent 'Hood", starring alongside Robert Townsend. Her TV daughter Reagan Gomez praised her earlier this year on Twitter.
For her lead role in Tap in 1989, Douglas won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. From there she went on to star in other feature films such as The Inkwell, Jason’s Lyric, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. In 2015, she portrayed Cissy Houston in the Lifetime biopic Whitney.
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