Gail Fisher was one of the first African American women to play substantive roles in American television. She's best remembered for playing secretary 'Peggy Fair' on the detective series Mannix CBS). Fisher was 65 yrs when she passed.
"I told them (the producers) I couldn`t compound the lie that Black fathers don`t care about their children. I was proud of the family life I was able to introduce to television." - Esther Rolle, Actress (AND Soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc!