Obituary of Butterfly McQueen

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Butterfly McQueen

Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen (born January 8, 1911 in Tampa, Florida) was a film actress who was best known for her first role as Prissy in the 1939 film, “Gone with the Wind.” Butterfly died on December 22, 1995 and her death was because of an accidental house fire caused by kerosene heater that malfunctioned. She died at age 84.

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Butterfly McQueen Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: McQueen, Butterfly
    • Common Name: Butterfly McQueen
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
    • Birth Date: January 08, 1911
    • Age: 84 (at death)
    • Occupation: Film Actress
    • Religion: Atheist
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Cyan (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Butterfly's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Thelma McQueen
    • Father: Wallace McQueen
    • Mother: Mary Richardson
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Not  Married - Single - Dating?

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 22 1995 at age 84
  • Place: Augusta, Georgia, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (house fire)
  • Interment: Donated to medical science

Category Tags:

Film ActressAmerican Born on January 8th Born in 1911 Born in Florida Died in 1995 Died at age 84 Died from Accident

Butterfly's Notable Roles:

  • Gone with the Wind

Quotable Quotes:

"As my ancestors are free from slavery, I am free from the slavery of religion. (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-04-13 18:43:07
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