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Throughout her Hollywood career, Dinah Washington had a variety of powerful musical performances. Washington began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like "Slumber Party '57" (1976), "The Line" (1980) and the John Cassavetes dramatic comedy "Tempest" (1982). Her music also appeared in the thriller "Kill Me Again" (1989) with Val Kilmer and the Danny Aiello action picture "29th Street" (1991). Though known first for her music, Washington also acted in "Jazz on a Summer's Day" (1959) with Louis Armstrong. In the nineties, Washington's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the comedic adaptation "Born Yesterday" (1993) with Melanie Griffith, the comedic drama "The Cable Guy" (1996) with Jim Carrey and the crime drama "Donnie Brasco" (1997) with Al Pacino. Her work was also in "That Old Feeling" (1997). Washington's music was also featured in the comedy "Two Weeks Notice" (2002) with Sandra Bullock, the Michael Douglas dramedy "It Runs in the Family" (2003) and the drama "Keane" (2005) with Damian Lewis. Her music was also featured in "Take the Lead" (2006) with Antonio Banderas and "Killer of Sheep" (2007) with Kaycee Moore....

Throughout her Hollywood career, Dinah Washington had a variety of powerful musical performances. Washington began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like "Slumber Party '57" (1976), "The Line" (1980) and the John Cassavetes dramatic comedy "Tempest" (1982). Her music also appeared in the thriller "Kill Me Again" (1989) with Val Kilmer and the Danny Aiello action picture "29th Street" (1991). Though known first for her music, Washington also acted in "Jazz on a Summer's Day" (1959) with Louis Armstrong. In the nineties, Washington's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the comedic adaptation "Born Yesterday" (1993) with Melanie Griffith, the comedic drama "The Cable Guy" (1996) with Jim Carrey and the crime drama "Donnie Brasco" (1997) with Al Pacino. Her work was also in "That Old Feeling" (1997). Washington's music was also featured in the comedy "Two Weeks Notice" (2002) with Sandra Bullock, the Michael Douglas dramedy "It Runs in the Family" (2003) and the drama "Keane" (2005) with Damian Lewis. Her music was also featured in "Take the Lead" (2006) with Antonio Banderas and "Killer of Sheep" (2007) with Kaycee Moore. Washington's music was most recently featured in "The Theory of Everything" (2014).

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