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Cleo Laine

Cleo Laine

  • Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone, The (1961) July 13 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: October 28, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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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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