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Harlem, New York, USA
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Day Oh, He won a Tony in 1953 for "John Murray Anderson`s Almanac.
International, Calypso, Caribbean Traditions, Folk, Traditional Folk
Carefree, Earnest, Summery, Exuberant, Confident, Gentle, Humorous, Innocent, Cheerful, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Rousing, Sentimental, Passionate, Wistful, Energetic, Melancholy, Soothing, Playful, Bittersweet, Plaintive
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Producer
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Actor, composer, author, producer and singer, educated at the New York Dramatic Workshop. He grew up in Jamaica, British West Indies, and did folk-singing in night clubs and theatres, and on television and records. His debut was at the Village Vanguard in New York. Also, he appeared in the Broadway revues "John Murray Anderson`s Almanac" and "Three for Tonight". He owns his own music publishing firm and film production company. He won a Tony award in 1953, a Donaldson award in 1953-1954, a Show Business award in 1954, a Diners` Club award in 1955-1956, and an Emmy award for "Tonight With Belafonte". He has made many records. Joining ASCAP in 1960, his popular-music compositions include "Turn Around", "Shake That Little Foot", and "Glory Manger".
Washington HIgh School, NY
New York Dramatic Workshop, NY
Full Name at Birth
Harold George Belafonte
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Singer, songwriter, actor, social activist
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Harold George "Harry" Bellanfanti, Jr. (born March 1, 1927), better known as Harry Belafonte, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist. One of the most successful Caribbean American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) is the first million selling album by a single artist. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing "The Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O". He has recorded in many genres, including blues, folk, gospel, show tunes, and American standards. He has also starred in several films, most notably in Otto Preminger's hit musical Carmen Jones (1954), Island in the Sun (1957) and Robert Wise's Odds Against Tomorrow (1959).
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||According to our records, Harry Belafonte
is possibly single|||
Who is he dating right now?
According to our records, Harry Belafonte is possibly single. His last relationship was when Harry Belafonte and Joan Collins dated for 59 years after getting together in Apr 1957.
Harry Belafonte was previously married to Julie Robinson (1957 - present).
He has also been in relationships with Joan Collins (1957), Frances Byrd (1948), Dorian Leigh Parker, Miriam Makeba and Dianne Reeves.
Harry Belafonte has 3 children, Gina, Shari (62) and David (58).
Harry Belafonte is a 89 year old American Actor. Born Harold George Belafonte on 1st March, 1927 in Harlem, New York, USA and educated at Washington HIgh School, NY, he is famous for Day Oh, He won a Tony in 1953 for "John Murray Anderson`s Almanac. in a career that spans 1949–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Harry Belafonte has been in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Dorothy Dandridge in Carmen Jones (1954) and Joan Fontaine in Island in the Sun (1957).
Harry Belafonte is a member of the following lists:
Las Vegas entertainers,
Donaldson Award winners and
Recipients of the Order of the Companions of O. R. Tambo.
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