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A celebration of the life of Hazel Medina will be held at Riverside Church on March 24
Stage and screen actress Hazel Medina died in New York on February 14, due to complications from multiple myeloma, according to Variety. She was 74.

Medina was a founding member of the Group Repertory Theater in Los Angeles, and over the years was also a member of Theater West, Negro Ensemble Company, and Black Women in Theater.

Among her stage credits were William Five Off-Broadway, and The Crucible for the Roundabout Theater Company.

Among her film and television credits are One Life to Live, Longtime Companion, I Think I Love My Wife, Malcolm X, and Music of the Heart.

Medina is survived by her husband, actor Jerry Matz. A celebration of her life will be held at Riverside Church on March 24 at 11am.

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