Roxie Roker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 28, 1929

Death Date

December 2, 1995

Age of Death

66 years

Cause of Death

Breast Cancer

Place of Death

Los Angeles, California, United States

Place of burial

Southern Memorial Park North Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA


TV Actress

The tv actress Roxie Roker died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Mother of Lenny Kravitz and the star of the longtime running television sitcom The Jeffersons.

She was married to Sy Kravitz from 1962 to 1985.

How did Roxie Roker die?

Roker died at the age of 66 in Los Angeles, California, on December 2, 1995. The cause of death was breast cancer.



“I was raised in a very, very loving household. I had quite unusual parents, and my father has always been my hero.” (Roxie Roker)


“I wish there was more for minorities than sitcoms. I’d like to see a soap opera about blacks. People don’t live in isolation anymore.” (Roxie Roker)


“They were looking for someone to play the neighbor of the Jeffersons. I thought it would be a nice trip to Los Angeles. When you get a call like that, you don’t expect much to come of it.” (Roxie Roker)


“I felt Helen Willis was in tune with the situation of a black woman married to a white man, and she had no problem being black.” (Roxie Roker)


“I don’t like that putdown: that when you’re trying to achieve, you’re trying to be white. That makes me mad.” (Roxie Roker)