Rosalind Cash (December 31, 1938 – October 31, 1995) was an American singer and actress. Her best known film role is as Charlton Heston's character's love interest Lisa, in the 1971 science fiction cult classic, . To The Omega Man soap opera audiences, she is probably best remembered as Mary Mae Ward on from 1994 to 1995. General Hospital Early life and education [edit ]
Cash was the second of four children. Her siblings were John (1936–1998), Robert, and Helen. All were born and raised in
Atlantic City, New Jersey. Her older brother, Col. John A. Cash, enjoyed a long illustrious career with the [1 ] United States Army, serving in the Defense Intelligence Agency. [ He died in 1998 and is buried in ] citation needed Arlington National Cemetery. [2 ]
Cash graduated with honours from
Atlantic City High School in 1956. She attended City College of New York. Career [edit ]
Cash was an original member of the Negro Ensemble Company founded in 1968. Her career extended to stage, screen, and television. Her films included
(1971), Klute The New Centurions (1972) with George C. Scott, (1974) with Uptown Saturday Night Sydney Poitier, and (1982). In 1995, she appeared in Wrong Is Right which marks her last film appearance. Tales from the Hood
Cash was nominated for an
Emmy Award for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of Go Tell it on the Mountain. In 1973 she performed as Goneril in at the King Lear New York Shakespeare Festival alongside James Earl Jones's Lear. She was also in the 1962 revival of . Fiorello!
She had an amusing cameo on the Golden Girls, playing Dorothy's future daughter-in-law.
In 1996, she was posthumously nominated for an
Emmy Award, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, for her role on General Hospital. [3 ] Death [edit ]
Rosalind Cash died of
cancer on October 31, 1995, at the age of 56 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. [1 ] Filmography [edit ] Circle of Pain (1996) (TV) (1995) .... Dr. Cushing Tales from the Hood A Dangerous Affair (1995) (TV) .... Dr. Robertson (1993) TV Series .... General Hospital Mary Mae Ward (1994–1995) The Second Coming (1992) You Must Remember This (1992) a.k.a. Wonderworks: You Must Remember This (USA: series title) (TV) .... Janet Mickens A Different World (1989) TV Series .... Dean Hughes (Under One Roof) Forced March (1989) Death Spa (1988) .... Sgt. Stone ... a.k.a. Witch Bitch episode "Mixed Blessings" (broadcast March 19, 1988) .... Lorraine The Golden Girls episode "A Song of Songs" (broadcast January 21, 1987) .... Ellie Livingston Highway to Heaven The Offspring (1987) .... Snake Woman Mighty Pawns (1987) (TV) .... Mrs. Robinson Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) (TV) .... Florence (1984) (TV) .... Irana (Princess) Knight Rider (1984) .... John Emdall The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Just an Overnight Guest (1983) (TV) (1983) TV Series This Is the Life (1983) (TV) .... Frieda Barton Special Bulletin (1982) (TV) .... Freida Lovejoy Burton Sister, Sister (1982) .... Mrs. Ford ... a.k.a. Wrong Is Right The Man with the Deadly Lens Keeping On (1981) (TV) The Sophisticated Gents (1981) (TV) .... Christine Jackson (1980) (TV) .... Jenny Hammond ... a.k.a. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones The Mad Messiah Flashpoint (1979) (TV) (1978) .... Una Ferrar The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978) Death Drug A Killing Affair (1977) (TV) .... Beverly York ... a.k.a. Behind the Badge (1976) .... Loretta What's Happening!! (1976) (TV) .... Jessica Bishop Good Times (TV) ... Enid Berringer The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1976) .... Mama The Monkey Hu$tle (1976) .... Dr. Billie Worth (a.k.a. Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde; Dr. Black and Mr. White; The Watts Monster) Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975) .... Sarah Robinson... a.k.a. Hit the Open Man Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (1975) (TV) .... Adele .... Creola Waters Amazing Grace (1974 film) (1974) .... Sarah Jackson Uptown Saturday Night (1974) (TV) .... Goneril King Lear The All-American Boy (1973) .... Poppy Hickey & Boggs (1972) .... Nyona Melinda (1972) .... Terry Davis The New Centurions (1972) .... Lorrie... a.k.a. Precinct 45: Los Angeles Police (1971) .... Lisa The Omega Man (1971) .... Pat Klute References [edit ] External links [edit ]