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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 ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Host; Song Performer
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
2.
That's Entertainment! III (1994)
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
3.
Entertaining the Troops (1989) as Herself
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
4.
The Wiz (1978) as Glinda The Good
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.
5.
Death of a Gunfighter (1969) as Claire Quintana
Even though Marshal Frank Patch has kept the peace in Cottonwood Springs for over twenty years, he is now the laughing stock of the town liberals who want some new blood in the Marshall's Office. When Patch shoots the drunken Luke Mills in self-defense they get the excuse they had been waiting for.
7.
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) as
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
8.
Duchess of Idaho (1950) as Herself
During a Sun Valley vacation, a woman tries to solve her roommate's romantic problems only to get caught in a love triangle of her own.
9.
Words and Music (1948) as
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
10.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Julie in "Show Boat" number
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
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12.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as Singer in "Love"
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
13.
14.
Swing Fever (1944) as Herself
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
15.
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Fernway de la Fer
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
16.
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944) as Specialty
Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
17.
Thousands Cheer (1944) as
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander's daughter.
18.
Cabin in the Sky (1943) as Georgia Brown
God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler.
19.
Stormy Weather (1943) as Selina Rogers
A relationship blossoms between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress.
20.
I Dood It (1943) as Herself
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
22.
Panama Hattie (1942) as Herself
A nightclub owner in Panama takes on Nazi spies.
23.
The Duke Is Tops (1938) as Ethel Andrews
A producer's romance with his star ends when the latter is offered a better job in New York.

Music (feature film)

24.
Take the Lead (2006)
Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he's there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine's classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven't had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
25.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) as Song Performer ("Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas")
Havana: November, 1958. Eighteen-year-old Katey Miller brings an innate curiosity--and a smattering of Spanish--to her new life in Cuba's lush capital, where her father has taken an executive posting at Chrysler. Schooled by her parents in the art of ballroom dancing, Katey is expected to join the
26.
Family Man, The (2000) as Song Performer ("Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow")
Jack Campbell is a Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. When Jack, who has forsaken all for the pursuit of money, becomes involved in a grocery store holdup, everything changes. He awakens the next morning, on a snowy Christmas day, lying in bed next to a wife--Kate, the college sweetheart he dumped when his career ambitions took hold--whom he never married, and in a house with two kids he never had. Now living in New Jersey in an alternate suburban universe, he has a chance to see how his life would have turned out had he married Kate and raised a family. Jack soon begins to feel strangely comfortable in the new role of loving husband and father, finding himself happy in the life he would have led had he made different choices as a young man.
27.
Lolita (1997) as Song Performer F ("Stormy Weather")
An older man lusts after a teenage girl.
28.
Beyond Therapy (1987) as Song Performer ("Someone To Watch Over Me")
Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during their second date. However, Bruce's bisexual, live-in lover does not want to share Bruce and is willing to do whatever it takes to keep him to himself.
29.
The Wiz (1978) as Song Performer ("Believe In Yourself")
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.

Cast (special)

30.
Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary portrait of singer, actor, author, civil rights activist and sports legend Paul Robeson (1898-1976). Includes exclusive interviews with friends and family, use of personal papers, letters, private films, confidential political documents, medical records and his wife's diaries.
31.
Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice (1996) as Narration
In this documentary, Lena Horne tells the story of her journey to reluctant stardom from her early days in the chorus line of the Cotton Club when she was 16, to her film career in Hollywood and her caberet career.
32.
Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice (1996) as Interviewee
In this documentary, Lena Horne tells the story of her journey to reluctant stardom from her early days in the chorus line of the Cotton Club when she was 16, to her film career in Hollywood and her caberet career.
33.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Herself
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
34.
Evening With Lena Horne, An (1994)
Presentation of a 1994 concert given by 77-year-old Lena Horne, at New York's Supper Club.
35.
36th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A presentation of the "36th Annual Grammy Awards" live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
36.
Essence Awards, The (1993) as Honoree
A presentation of the Essence Awards, saluting outstanding African-American women.
37.
One on One: Classic Television Interviews (1993) as Host
Highlights of interviews from television archives with world leaders, entertainers and others, plus historic events, unusual moments and memorable human interest stories.
38.
American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor, The (1993)
Broadcast of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award dinner honoring actress Elizabeth Taylor.
39.
More of the Best of the Hollywood Palace (1993)
Special showcasing the top comedy and musical performers who appeared on the variety series, "Hollywood Palace," which aired on ABC from 1964 to 1970. Also included are never-before-seen outtakes.
40.
Aretha Franklin: Duets (1993)
Singer Aretha Franklin is joined by several musical celebrities in a concert benefit for the Gay Men's Health Crisis.
41.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Presenter
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
42.
Wolf Trap Salutes Victor Borge: An 80th Birthday Celebration (1990)
A special celebrating Victor Borge's 80th birthday, taped at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.
43.
Jumpin' Jive (1989)
A documentary featuring musicians from the 1940s and '50s as they perform in vintage sketches and short films from the period.
44.
Broadway: The Great White Way (1989)
A documentary focusing on the history of New York City's Broadway, one of the longest and most famous streets in the world.
45.
From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival (1989)
A variety special taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, at the closing gala for the First International Very Special Arts Festival, celebrating the achievements of physically and mentally handicapped artists.
46.
16th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1989)
An awards special honoring black entertainers. Alvin Ailey received with the Paul Robeson Award, and cabaret performer Elisabeth Welch and singer/dancer Lola Falana were inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.
47.
31st Annual Grammy Awards, The (1989)
Live coverage of the 31st Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the recording industry.
48.
That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88 (1988) as Host
A broadcast of The Warwick Foundation's AIDS Benefit Gala Concert held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in June 1988.
49.
Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening (1987)
A special taped before a black-tie audience at Carnegie Hall, which had been shut down for seven months for the most extensive renovation in its 96-year history. The program celebrates the re-opening of the great concert hall, and highlights its history through personal anecdotes, vintage photograph
50.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
51.
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music (1984)
A television adaptation of Lena Horne's one-woman Broadway show, in which the legendary singer performs her most popular songs.
52.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1984) as Award Recipient
The program honors five of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The artists honored in this year's ceremony are singer Lena Horne, actor and comedian Danny Kaye, playwright Arthur Miller, composer Gian-Carlo Menotti, and violinist Isaac Stern.
53.
Amazing Grace: America in Song (1976)
Guest artists interpret the essence of America in song in a special filmed and performed all over the country. A presentation of "Great Performances."
54.
Keep U.S. Beautiful (1973)
An anti-pollution program of skits and songs that voices that hackneyed and generally ignored appeal, "Keep America beautiful."

Music (special)

55.
Evening With Lena Horne, An (1994) as Song Performer ("Yesterday When I Was Young" "The Lady Is A Tramp" "Maybe" "Something To Live For")
Presentation of a 1994 concert given by 77-year-old Lena Horne, at New York's Supper Club.
56.
Jumpin' Jive (1989) as Song Performer ("Unlucky Woman")
A documentary featuring musicians from the 1940s and '50s as they perform in vintage sketches and short films from the period.

Cast (short)

57.
Studio Visit (1946)
This comedic short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at studio lots.

Music (short)

59.

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