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Also Known As: Dame Cleo Laine, Clementina Dinah Campbell Died:
Born: October 28, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: singer, actor

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 6.5 Special (1958)
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 Blackout (1954) Singer
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 Frank Sinatra: The Voice (1998) Interviewee
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 On the Town in Concert (1993) Nightclub Singer
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1940:
Cast as an extra in "The Thief of Baghdad"
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Began her career as a singer and actress in the 1950s
1957:
Made her TV debut on "The Benny Hill Show" (BBC)
1959:
Performed in the musical adaptation of Ronald Firbank's novel <i>Valmouth</i>
1961:
Appeared as a singer in "The Third Alibi" and "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone"
1962:
Appeared in the play "A Time to Laugh" with Robert Morley and Ruth Gordon
1964:
Won raves for her album <i>Shakespeare and All that Jazz</i>
1970:
Along with husband John Dankworth, founded The Stables Theatre
1971:
Cast as Julie in a production of "Show Boat" at the Adelphi Theatre in London
1972:
Launched her career in the U.S. with a concert at New York's Lincoln Center
1980:
Starred in the musical "Colette" at the Comedy Theatre in London
1983:
Released <i>Cleo at Carnegie: The 10th Anniversary Concert</i>; won Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
1992:
Appeared with Frank Sinatra for a week of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in London
1994:
Published her autobiography <i>Cleo</i>
2000:
Made a cameo appearance in the HBO movie "The Last of the Blonde Bombshells" opposite Judi Dench and Olympia Dukakis
2007:
Featured in the British documentary series "Legends"
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son:
Alec Dankworth. Musician.
daughter:
Jacqueline Dankworth. Singer, actor. Performs with group Field of Blue.

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