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Toe to Toe (2009)
Sugar Hill (1993) Doris Holly
Sizzle (1981) Vonda
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Black Girl (1972) Netta
Skyjacked (1972) Lovejoy Wells
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962) Chanteuse
Roots -- Celebrating 25 Years: The Saga of an American Classic (2002) Interviewee
Trumpet Awards, The (2001) Honoree
Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over (2001) Interviewee
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Began performing career at age seven; played Ethel Waters's niece on the early 1950s sitcom, "Beulah"
Performed on "The Milton Berle Show" and "Your Show of Shows"
Sang at the legendary Apollo performing arts theater as an opening acts for the likes of Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Signed by Columbia Records after she made an appearance on the popular CBS-TV game show, "Name That Tune"
Recorded ten album for Columbia Records while attending the Julliard School of Music
Starred in the CBS variety series, "The Leslie Uggams Show"
Played Kizzy on the landmark ABC miniseries, "Roots"
Returned to feature films after a long absence to act in "Sugar Hill"
Had starring role in "King Hedley II"; earned Tony nomination
Played the angel Jordan in the dramatic stage version of "Heaven Can Wait" performed at Westport Country Playhouse
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