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Born: March 18, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Happily Ever After (1993) as Voice Of Snow White
An animated "sequel" to the classic fairytale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."
2.
Magic Voyage, The (1992) as Marilyn
A woodworm named Pico travels to the new world with Christopher Columbus in hopes of finding Marilyn, a lovely moth princess. To their dismay, the pair find Marilyn in the clutches of the evil Swarm Lord.
3.
Caged In Paradiso (1990) as Eva
A falsely imprisoned woman trapped on an isolated island prison struggles to stay alive and escape.
4.
Busted Up (1986) as Simone
5.
Certain Fury (1985) as Tracy Freeman
6.
City Heat (1984) as Ginny Lee
A Kansas City police lieutenant who is on the trail of a horde of underworld scumbags with a private detective that keeps getting in his way.
7.
D.C. Cab (1983) as Herself
A failing taxi company is about to go under when the owner enlists the help of his cabbies to help save the company.
8.
For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983) as Myrlie Evers
The story of black civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, who worked as field director in Jackson, Mississippi, for the NAACP, and who, after delivering a speech in which he vowed to complete the task of assuring equal right to the African-Americans of Jackson, was assassinated on June 11, 1963.
9.
Sister, Sister (1982) as Sissy Lovejoy
Diahann Carroll, Rosalind Cash and Irene Cara are three sisters whose reunion when the family home is put up for sale reopens old wounds. This original drama, somewhat akin to Arthur Miller's play, "The Price", was filmed in 1979 in Montgomery, Alabama, and has Carroll as the straight-laced spinster
10.
Killing 'em Softly (1981) as Janes Flores
After struggling musician Jimmy Skinner accidentally kills the manager of a rock group, another man is accused of murdering the man. Then to compound Jimmy's problems, he falls in love with that man's girlfriend.
11.
Fame (1980) as Coco Hernandez
Students at a performing arts high school struggle with personal problems.
12.
Sparkle (1976) as Sparkle
The three Williams sisters start out singing in their chuch choir in Harlem in the late 1950s become a successful girl group in the 1960s. But their sudden rise to stardom causes problems in their lives.
13.
Aaron Loves Angela (1975) as Angela
In New York City, a boy and girl of different races fall in love despite objections from each other''''s families.

Music (feature film)

14.
Internship, The (2013)
Billy and Nick are salesmen whose careers have been demolished by the digital world. Trying to prove their relevance, they talk their way into coveted internships at Google, along with a team of bright, ambitious college students. But gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they
15.
Internship, The (2013)
Billy and Nick are salesmen whose careers have been demolished by the digital world. Trying to prove their relevance, they talk their way into coveted internships at Google, along with a team of bright, ambitious college students. But gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they
16.
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
For charismatic party guy Jack Fuller and buttoned-up commodities trader Joy McNally, a rowdy weekend coincidentally shared in Las Vegas should have ended up being little more than a random blur. That is, if these two vacationing New Yorkers didn't have a signed marriage license to shockingly remind them of the giant misstep they took while feeling no pain, Vegas-style. Not only did Jack and Joy tie the knot after tying one on, but later scored a mind-blowing three million bucks in a slot machine bonanza. Well, Jack won it with Joy's quarter. At the machine she'd already been playing. Or was it the other way around? And whose loot is it anyway? Therein lies the weird hand dealt this bickering duo who take their predicament back to Manhattan only to be sentenced by the intractable Judge Whopper to "six months hard marriage." Despite the hapless protests of Jack's best friend and legal counsel Steve "Hater" Hader, Whopper refuses to grant Jack and Joy an annulment, freezes the prize booty, and forces the irresponsible couple to prove they have done everything humanly possible to make their impromptu marriage work. Otherwise, the judge guarantees, the three million bucks will stay caught up in a legal battle so long and expensive no one but the lawyers will ever see a penny of it. Jack and Joy figure, "Fine, how hard can it be" and take the bait only to find themselves locked in a patience-testing, panties-twisting game of wild one-upmanship--may the best "pretend spouse" win. Can Jack and Joy survive their six months of "wedded bliss"--without killing each other first--and ultimately cash in for the big payoff? Or will the fiery sparks that ricochet between them actually ignite, turning a fake relationship into something astonishingly real?
17.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) as Song Performer ("Flashdance...What A Feeling")
The Angels--Natalie, Dylan, and Alex--prepare to strike without warning as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveal the new identities of every person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start turning up dead, only the Angels, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts can stop the perpetrator, a mysterious "fallen" Angel. Aided by their trusty colleague, Jimmy Bosley, the Angels'' adventure begins at a remote Mongolian outpost and ends only after Dylan is forced to face a dark secret from her past--a secret that puts the lives of her two best friends in danger.
18.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) as Song ("Flashdance...What A Feeling")
The Angels--Natalie, Dylan, and Alex--prepare to strike without warning as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveal the new identities of every person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start turning up dead, only the Angels, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts can stop the perpetrator, a mysterious "fallen" Angel. Aided by their trusty colleague, Jimmy Bosley, the Angels'' adventure begins at a remote Mongolian outpost and ends only after Dylan is forced to face a dark secret from her past--a secret that puts the lives of her two best friends in danger.
19.
Busted Up (1986) as Song Performer ("Busted Up")
20.
Busted Up (1986) as Songs ("I Can'T Help Feeling Empty" "Busted Up")
21.
Certain Fury (1985) as Song Performer ("A Certain Fury")
22.
Certain Fury (1985) as Song
23.
City Heat (1984) as Song Performer ("Get Happy")
A Kansas City police lieutenant who is on the trail of a horde of underworld scumbags with a private detective that keeps getting in his way.
24.
City Heat (1984) as Song ("City Heat")
A Kansas City police lieutenant who is on the trail of a horde of underworld scumbags with a private detective that keeps getting in his way.
25.
Flashdance (1983) as Song Performer ("Flashdance...What A Feeling")
"What a feeling!" All plucky welder Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) really wants to do is dance. She finds some creative outlet dancing in a club at night but that''s not going to cut it. What she really wants is a shot at trying out for a ballet company. Thanks to the support of her big-hearted instructor Hanna (Lilia Skala) and handsome hunk of a boss Nick (Michael Nouri) Alex gets her chance to take the ballet world by storm. It''s the film that gave us iconic dance numbers, a pulsating soundtrack and fashion trends that last to this very day.
26.
D.C. Cab (1983) as Song Performer ("The Dream")
A failing taxi company is about to go under when the owner enlists the help of his cabbies to help save the company.
27.
D.C. Cab (1983) as Song
A failing taxi company is about to go under when the owner enlists the help of his cabbies to help save the company.
28.
Flashdance (1983) as Song
"What a feeling!" All plucky welder Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) really wants to do is dance. She finds some creative outlet dancing in a club at night but that''s not going to cut it. What she really wants is a shot at trying out for a ballet company. Thanks to the support of her big-hearted instructor Hanna (Lilia Skala) and handsome hunk of a boss Nick (Michael Nouri) Alex gets her chance to take the ballet world by storm. It''s the film that gave us iconic dance numbers, a pulsating soundtrack and fashion trends that last to this very day.
29.
Fame (1980) as Melody Arranger ("Hot Lunch Jam")
Students at a performing arts high school struggle with personal problems.
30.
Fame (1980) as Song Performer ("Fame" "Out Here On My Own" "I Sing The Body Electric" "Hot Lunch Jam")
Students at a performing arts high school struggle with personal problems.

Cast (special)

31.
Disco Ball, The (2003) as Featuring
Special celebrating the music of disco, featuring live performances of classic disco tunes and a disco-themed fashion show.
32.
It's Black Entertainment (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary that celebrates musical performances by black artists captured on film from the 1920's to the present. Segmented into six thematic categories: The Dancers, The Divas, Rock and Soul, The Male Singers, Jazz and Swing, and Hip-Hop. Each segment features film footage and interviews with cele
33.
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986)
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
34.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope Goes to College (1983) as Guest
Comedy from college campuses across the country.
35.
Irene (1981) as Irene Cannon
A story, set in New York City, about Irene Cannon, a hopeful actress and singer from Omaha who comes to Manhattan to seek her fame and fortune. In the pilot episode, Irene, who works as a waitress at Dotty Bushmill's Talent Hutch, meets a handsome basketball player and then sets out to win his affec

Music (special)

36.
Irene (1981) as Theme Song Performer
A story, set in New York City, about Irene Cannon, a hopeful actress and singer from Omaha who comes to Manhattan to seek her fame and fortune. In the pilot episode, Irene, who works as a waitress at Dotty Bushmill's Talent Hutch, meets a handsome basketball player and then sets out to win his affec

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

37.
Guyana Tragedy: Story of Jim Jones (1980) as Alice Jefferson
Then-relatively unknown Powers Boothe's dynamic performance as the charismatic self-styled preacher who led the settlers of Jonestown, Guyana, to mass suicide in 1978, won him the Emmy Award as Outstanding Actor. His appearance at the presentation ceremony as the only performer to show up (an actors
38.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Bertha Palmer
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

Cast (short)

39.
On Location with: FAME (1980)
This promotional short offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Fame" (1980).

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