Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and a Tony nomination for her role of Mattie Williams in "The River Niger." She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC Today Show's, Al Roker.
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Roxie Roker (The Jeffersons/Lenny Kravitz' mom) 1929-1995
Roxie Roker(actress & mother of rocker "Lenny Kravitz").
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Lenny Kravitz and his mother, Roxie Roker bka Helen Willis.She was such a beautiful woman!