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CAST: (feature film)

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

The Juilliard School: New York , New York -

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