Actress Olvia Cole, who played Mathilda in Roots has passed away, she was 75.
According to Deadline, Cole died at her home in San Miguel Allende, Mexico on January 19th.
Susie Schwarz from SBD Partners, where Cole had been for over 35 years, told Deadline that, as far as they knew, she had not been ill. The New York Times said she died from a heart attack.
Our prayers are with Olivia Cole’s family.