Roxie Roker Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Roxie Roker Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth August 28, 1929
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Died December 2, 1995

Roxie Roker was an American actress, television personality, and news anchor who was prominently known for her portrayal of Helen Willis in The Jeffersons (1975–1985). Other than that, Roxie was also known for being the mother of rock musician Lenny Kravitz and grandmother to actress Zoë Kravitz.

Born Name

Roxie Albertha Roker

Nick Name

Roxie

Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken on June 18, 1976
Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken on June 18, 1976 (CBS Television / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Age

She was born on August 28, 1929.

Died

Roxie died on December 2, 1995, at the age of 66, in Los Angeles, California, United States, due to breast cancer.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Miami, Florida, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Roxie completed her graduation from Howard University, with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama in 1952.

She went to the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-on-Avon, England.

Occupation

Actress, Television Personality, News Anchor

Family

  • Father – Albert Roker (Porter)
  • Mother – Bessie Mitchell (Domestic)
  • OthersZoë Kravitz (Granddaughter) (Actress, Singer, Model), Al Roker (First Cousin Once Removed) (Weather Forecaster, Journalist, Television Personality, Actor, Author)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Roker dated –

  1. Sy Kravitz (1962-1985) – Roxie got married to TV producer Sy Kravitz in 1962. She gave birth to their son named Lenny Kravitz (Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Record Producer, Actor) on May 26, 1964. Later, the couple parted ways in 1985.
Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken with her son singer and songwriter Lenny Kravitz in the past
Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken with her son singer and songwriter Lenny Kravitz in the past (Destiny / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She has African-Bahamian and African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Heart-shaped face
  • Thin eyebrows
  • Snub nose
Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken in the past
Roxie Roker as seen in a picture that was taken in the past (Les Femmes Vintage NYC / Instagram)

Roxie Roker Facts

  1. She was raised in Brooklyn, New York.
  2. Roker and actress, comedian, singer, writer, and television producer Marla Gibbs were good friends with one another.
  3. Her father was a native of Andros, The Bahamas.
  4. In 1974, Roxie won the Obie Award for her appearance on the play The River Niger, and the same year, she was also nominated for a Tony Award.
  5. During the late ’60s, Roxie hosted the community-access program at the Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant.
  6. She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority while studying at Howard University.

Featured Image By Hashtag Virgo / Instagram

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