La Wanda Page

La Wanda Page

Real Name:
Alberta Peal
La Wanda Page (October 19, 1920 – September 14, 2002) was a saucy stand-up comedienne who was best known for her role as Aunt Ester on the sitcom Sanford & Son.

She began her career in show business working small nightclubs, billed as "The Bronze Goddess of Fire," an act which included her eating fire and lighting cigarettes with her fingertips.

During her tenure as a stand-up comic, which lasted all the way to the 1990s, she was often called The Queen of Comedy, or in some mainstream circles, The Black Queen of Comedy.

Died of complications from diabetes on September 14, 2002.


La Wanda Page Discography Tracks


A-142, A142 La Wanda* Mutha Is Half A Word(LP) Laff Records, Laff Records A-142, A142 US 1971 Sell This Version
Skillet & Leroy & LaWanda* Skillet & Leroy & LaWanda* - Back Door Daddy (Album) Laff Records US 1972 Sell This Version
LAFF A150, A-150 La Wanda* Pipe Layin' Dan(LP) Laff Records, Laff Records LAFF A150, A-150 US 1973 Sell This Version
LAFF A173 La Wanda* Preach On Sister, Preach On(LP, Album) Laff Records LAFF A173 US 1973 Sell This Version
A195 La Wanda Page Watch It Sucker!(LP) Laff Records A195 US 1977 Sell This Version
La Wanda Page Sane Advice (Album) Laff Records US 1979 Sell This Version
UP 3818-2 La Wanda* Pipe Layin' Dan(CD, Album) Uproar Entertainment UP 3818-2 US 2001 Sell This Version