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Gail Fisher (August 18, 1935 – December 2, 2000)

Fisher was a actress who was one of the first black
women to play substantive roles in American television.

She was best known for playing the role of secretary
Peggy Fair on the television detective series Mannix
from 1968 through 1975, a role for which she won two
Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award; Fisher was
the first African-American woman to win those awards     
along with a
NAACP Image Award in 1969.   

Fisher died in Los Angeles in 2000, reportedly from 
kidney failure. She was 65. Twelve hours later, her
brother Clifton died from heart failure.

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