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Lena Horne

Lena Horne


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Also Known As: Died: May 9, 2010
Born: June 30, 1917 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


grandfather: Edwin Horne. Lobbyist. Co-founded United Colored Democracy; helped raise Horne.
grandmother: Cora Horne. Helped raised Horne.
father: Ted Horne. Divorced from Horne's mother c. 1920; reunited with Horne in the 1930s; died in 1970.
mother: Edna Scotchron. Actor. Member of Harlem's Lafayette stock company; divorced from Horne's father c. 1920.
daughter: Gail Lumet Buckley. Writer. Born c. 1937 married to writer Kevin Buckley; formerly married to film director Sidney Lumet.
son: Teddy Jones. Born c. 1940; died c. 1970 of kidney failure at age 30; survived by three children.
granddaughter: Jenny Lumet. Actor. Gave birth to Horne's great-grandson c. 1995.
great-grandson: Jacob Cannavale. Born c. 1995; mother, Jenny Lumet.

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