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Also Known As: Emily Drinkard Died:
Born: September 30, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession:

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Cissy Houston worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Houston worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including"Cissy Houston: Sweet Inspiration" (PBS, 1987-88), "Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show" (CBS, 1987-88) and "Superstars & Their Moms" (ABC, 1986-87). She also contributed to "The American Music Awards" (ABC, 1987-88) and "The Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music" (CBS, 1988-89). In the nineties, Houston devoted her time to various credits, such as "ABC in Concert" (ABC, 1990-98), "Whitney Houston: This Is My Life" (ABC, 1991-92) and "The 1994 World Music Awards" (ABC, 1993-94). She also worked on "The 26th Annual NAACP Image Awards" (NBC, 1993-94) and "The Vernon Johns Story" (1993-94). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Story of Gospel Music" (PBS, 1996-97) and "Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over" (2000-01). Houston also contributed music to "Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls" (2007) with Gabrielle Union. Most recently, Houston acted on "The Houstons: On Our Own" (Lifetime, 2012-13).

Cissy Houston worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Houston worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including"Cissy Houston: Sweet Inspiration" (PBS, 1987-88), "Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show" (CBS, 1987-88) and "Superstars & Their Moms" (ABC, 1986-87). She also contributed to "The American Music Awards" (ABC, 1987-88) and "The Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music" (CBS, 1988-89). In the nineties, Houston devoted her time to various credits, such as "ABC in Concert" (ABC, 1990-98), "Whitney Houston: This Is My Life" (ABC, 1991-92) and "The 1994 World Music Awards" (ABC, 1993-94). She also worked on "The 26th Annual NAACP Image Awards" (NBC, 1993-94) and "The Vernon Johns Story" (1993-94). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Story of Gospel Music" (PBS, 1996-97) and "Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over" (2000-01). Houston also contributed music to "Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls" (2007) with Gabrielle Union. Most recently, Houston acted on "The Houstons: On Our Own" (Lifetime, 2012-13).

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 Preacher's Wife, The (1996) Mrs Havergal
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 Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over (2001) Interviewee
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 1994 World Music Awards, The (1994) Presenter
10.
 Vernon Johns Story, The (1994) Rose
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