Etta McDaniel (December 1, 1890 – January 13, 1946) was an American actress who appeared in over 60 films between 1933 and 1946. She was the sister of actor Sam McDaniel and actress and Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel.
McDaniel was born in Wichita, Kansas. She began her entertainment career as a member of minstrel shows with several others of her family. Etta married John Alfred Goff, 2 Dec 1908, in Denver, Colorado. Her son was Edgar Henry Goff.
In 1914, at this point, Etta Goff, and her sister Hattie McDaniel launched an all-female minstrel show, called the McDaniel Sisters Company.
Etta McDaniel's feature film debut was in the 1933 King Kong, as the native woman who saves her baby from the approaching giant gorilla. She then became a supporting actress or extra, frequently in uncredited roles, performing as maids and nannies, including Lawless Nineties, 1936, a Western starring John Wayne. McDaniel died in Los Angeles, California, aged 55.
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