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Also Known As: Died: November 5, 2010
Born: May 31, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession:

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Shirley Verrett was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Zubin Mehta, the New York Philharmonic and Shirley Verrett" (1977-78), "Tosca" (PBS, 1978-79) and "Samson and Delilah" (PBS, 1981-82). She also appeared in "Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Shirley Verrett" (PBS, 1986-87) and "Gian Carlo Menotti: The Musical Magician" (PBS, 1986-87). In the eighties, Verrett devoted her time to various credits, such as "Macbeth" (1987), "Aria" (1988) starring Theresa Russell and "Pavarotti Plus!... Plus!!" (PBS, 1988-89). She also worked on "The 31st Annual Grammy Awards" (CBS, 1988-89). She also appeared in the biopic "Maggio Musicale" (1990) with Malcolm McDowell. Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "L' Africaine" (1989-1990), "Songs of Freedom" (PBS, 1991-92) and "Maria Callas" (1998-99). Verrett last appeared on "Grow Old Along With Me" (PBS, 1999-2000). Verrett passed away in November 2010 at the age of 79.

Shirley Verrett was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Zubin Mehta, the New York Philharmonic and Shirley Verrett" (1977-78), "Tosca" (PBS, 1978-79) and "Samson and Delilah" (PBS, 1981-82). She also appeared in "Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Shirley Verrett" (PBS, 1986-87) and "Gian Carlo Menotti: The Musical Magician" (PBS, 1986-87). In the eighties, Verrett devoted her time to various credits, such as "Macbeth" (1987), "Aria" (1988) starring Theresa Russell and "Pavarotti Plus!... Plus!!" (PBS, 1988-89). She also worked on "The 31st Annual Grammy Awards" (CBS, 1988-89). She also appeared in the biopic "Maggio Musicale" (1990) with Malcolm McDowell. Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "L' Africaine" (1989-1990), "Songs of Freedom" (PBS, 1991-92) and "Maria Callas" (1998-99). Verrett last appeared on "Grow Old Along With Me" (PBS, 1999-2000). Verrett passed away in November 2010 at the age of 79.

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1.
 Maggio Musicale (1990)
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 Aria (1987)
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 Macbeth (1987) Lady Macbeth
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 Maria Callas (1999) Interviewee
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 Songs of Freedom (1992)
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 L'Africaine (1989) Selika
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