Who Died From Coming To America?

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Coming to America is arguably one of the oldest movies in recent times, the move dates back to over two decades but fortunately over eight percent of the movie’s original cast are alive and kicking. In this article, we look at cast members of Coming to America who has died.

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Madge Sinclair

Madge Sinclair is the only actor among the cast of Coming to America who is dead. Madge Sinclair who played the role of Akeem’s mother and wife to King Joffery was born on April 28, 1988, in the United States of America. Sinclair is of Jamaican descent.


Madge Dorita Walters had her college education at the Shortwood College for Women. After her studies, Sinclair worked for a brief moment as a teacher in Jamaica until she relocated to New York in 1966 to pursue a career in acting. In New York, Sinclair began acting at the New York Shakespearean Festival and at Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre.

Madge Sinclair died in December 1995, they are speculations she died after a brief illness.