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Also Known As: Died: March 21, 2005
Born: September 15, 1924 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Danville, Illinois, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Reminiscing in Tempo (2006)
When Ruth Ellington, sister of Duke Ellington, continued to give a birthday party for her brother---even after his demise in 1974---Duke's friend and associate, Gary Keys, thought that recording these celebrations would provide an insight into the great jazz composer's life and music. Also included
2.
Man of the Century (1999) as Chester
Johnny Twennies, a young fast-talking reporter who writes a column for New York's lowly Sun-Telegram, has convinced himself that he's living in the 1920s. Unfortunately, his old-fashioned ethics prevent him from fulfilling the physical needs of his increasingly frustrated girlfriend Samantha, a SoHo
3.
For Love Or Money (1993) as Himself
Hotel concierge tries to get the girl of his dreams.
4.
Blue Ice (1993) as Buddy
A retired British intelligence agent is forced back into the world of counter-intelligence when he becomes romantically involved with the wife of an American diplomat.
5.
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990) as Himself
A feature-length "cinema-collage" about the life and times of pop artist, entrepreneur and media celebrity Andy Warhol, who died in 1987.
6.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) as Himself
Three sisters deal with their tangled relationships amidst the wonders of New York City.
7.
Hardhat and Legs (1980) as Himself
Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon's first collaborative effort in 28 years -- and their first work for television -- resulted in this romantic comedy about a construction worker in New York with two passions, girl-watching and gambling, and the sex education teacher he has been ogling for days.

Music (feature film)

8.
Argo (2012)
During the Iran hostage crisis, the CIA and Hollywood collaborated on a covert operation - a fake film - to rescue six Americans.
9.
For Love Or Money (1993) as Song Performer ("In Your Eyes")
Hotel concierge tries to get the girl of his dreams.
10.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) as Song Performer ("I Happen To Like New York")
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.

Cast (special)

11.
Irving Berlin: An American Song (1999) as Interviewee
Profile of American songwriter Irving Berlin.
12.
Sunset Strip: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee
A look at the fabled Sunset Strip -- a 1.7 mile stretch of road connecting Hollywood to Beverly Hills.
13.
Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost (1999) as Interviewee
Biography of Dorothy Dandridge, the first African-American dramatic female movie star.
14.
Vaudeville (1997)
Documentary looking at vaudeville as an art form and major influence on the entertainment industry. It features historic performance footage and interviews with surviving vaudevillians and contemporary entertainers in the vaudeville tradition.
15.
Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice (1996) as Interviewee
In this documentary, Lena Horne tells the story of her journey to reluctant stardom from her early days in the chorus line of the Cotton Club when she was 16, to her film career in Hollywood and her caberet career.
16.
Cabaret (1994)
Entertainers who specialize in cabaret music perform in the East Room of the White House.
17.
Nicholas Brothers: We Sing and We Dance, The (1992)
A documentary tracing the 60-year career of song-and-dance team, The Nicholas Brothers.
18.
Big Band Ballroom Bash (1992) as Host
A special featuring big band music and ballroom dance performances.
19.
You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990) as Host
A documentary about songwriter Cole Porter. Explores his contributions to Broadway and Hollywood and celebrates his distinctive lifestyle and point of view through archival material and interviews with friends.
20.
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Himself
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.
21.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988)
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
22.
New York City Marathon (1987)
Live coverage of the 18th New York City Marathon, America's largest and most prestigious marathon in terms of both participants and spectators. The 26-mile race is run through New York City's five boroughs -- Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. The New York City marathon is the
23.
Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart, A (1987)
The second in a series of programs saluting popular American composers. This special features the songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart as performed before an audience including the President and Mrs. Reagan.
24.
Celebrating Gershwin (1987)
A two-part special that celebrates the music and life of composer George Gershwin. The first part, "The Jazz Age," traces the composer's career from 1919 when he had his first hit, "Swanee," through the '20s when he composed his first big orchestral piece, "Rhapsody in Blue." The second part, "'S Wo
25.
Benny Goodman: Let's Dance -- A Musical Tribute (1986)
A musical tribute to "the King of Swing," bandleader and virtuoso clarinettist Benny Goodman. The show was taped at the New York Marriott Marquis in 1985, and features performances by Goodman and his guests, as well as comments by fellow musicians and contemporaries.
26.
All-Time American Songbook, The (1982)
A gala musical salute to America's greatest songwriters and their best-loved songs. The program pays tribute to the works of George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Duke Ellington, among others. In addition to pe

Music (special)

27.
Cabaret (1994) as Song Performer ("Just One Of Those Things" "Hooray For Love" "Street Of Dreams")
Entertainers who specialize in cabaret music perform in the East Room of the White House.
28.
Big Band Ballroom Bash (1992) as Song Performer ("Tangerine" "Everything Happens To Me")
A special featuring big band music and ballroom dance performances.
29.
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Music Arranger
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.
30.
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1989) as Music Performer ("Have A Little Talk With Jesus" "I'M Singing In My Soul")
A documentary profiling the life and work of writer James Baldwin.
31.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988) as Song Performer ("Isn'T It Romantic" "At Long Last Love")
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
32.
Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart, A (1987) as Song Performer
The second in a series of programs saluting popular American composers. This special features the songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart as performed before an audience including the President and Mrs. Reagan.
33.
All-Time American Songbook, The (1982) as Song Performer ("Manhattan")
A gala musical salute to America's greatest songwriters and their best-loved songs. The program pays tribute to the works of George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Duke Ellington, among others. In addition to pe

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Pianist
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

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