Helen Martin, 90, a character actress who played an...

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March 30, 2000

Helen Martin, 90, a character actress who played an elderly neighbor in the mid-1980s television series "227" and Halle Berry's matriarch in the political comedy movie "Bulworth," died Saturday in Monterey, Calif. An original member of Harlem's American Negro Theater, Ms. Martin was one of the first black actresses to appear on Broadway, when Orson Welles cast her

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