Lena Horne

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United States singer and actress (born in 1917)

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He covers films from Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Birth of a Nation to Precious and 12 Years a Slave, and character types like the tom, mammy, jester, servant, and defiantly proud black man, in addition to specific stars, such as Paul Robeson, Hazel Scott, Lena Horne, Sidney Poitier, Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Will Smith, and Forest Whitaker.
His daughter Stella followed him into the family business, eventually becoming a celebrated method acting teacher who trained Marlon Brando, Judy Garland, Harvey Keitel, Lena Horne, Robert de Niro, Elaine Stritch, and many others.
A 1978 movie version of "The Wiz'' starred Diana Ross, Lena Horne and Richard Pryor in those respective roles.
The night, for Kennedy, was a failure, but for the Hollywood actress Lena Horne, it was life changing.
A Nat King Cole B Lena Horne C George Shearing D Sammy Davis Jnr All puzzles in this supplement are supplied by Sirius Media Services.
BORN BILLY Joel, US musician, 1949, above DAN| Alighieri, Italian poet, 1265 ARTHUR English, UK actor, 1919 DIED VIDAL Sassoon, UK hairdresser, 2012, above LENA Horne, US actress, 2010 TENZING N | orgay, mountaineer, 1986
The Batman music morphed into George Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm," as sung by the late Lena Horne. The seniors were dancing slowly as they continued moving into three lines and then - rap music?
In 1943 Calloway joined an all-star cast for the all-black movie musical Stormy Weather, a cast that included Lena Horne and Fats Waller.
They include a special section on who they call "luminaries," including figures like John Lewis, Howard Zinn, Eve Ensler, and Lena Horne.
In a chapter covering the events of 1947, Cottrell describes Lena Horne as "the young singer and Brooklyn resident" (192), yet by that time Horne had long left the borough of her birth and was established in Hollywood as an MGM contract player.
There's Letter Full Of Tears by Billy Fury, Three Time Loser from Wilson Pickett, Gene Vincent's Big Fat Saturday Night, Little Richard's I Don't Know What You've Got, Wanda Jackson's There's A Party Going On, Lena Horne's Love Bug, Mr Twister by Connie Francis and Shoes by Brook Benton.
Lena Horne broke the colour barrier there as the first African-American to play such an establishment as The Waldorf-Astoria.
He first reviewed shows at the Birmingham Hippodrome in the days of twice-nightly variety, interviewing greats like Lena Horne and up-and-coming comedians such as Max Bygraves and Des O'Connor.
Lena Horne, Professor at the University of Manitoba, Canada.
The first Madame O'Rourke was the granddaughter of the beautiful black singer Lena Horne. Her father, the movie director Sidney Lumet, recently passed away.