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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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In Current Relationship with Inger Stevens
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According to our records Harry Belafonte is currently single.
He was married to Julie Robinson in 1957.
He also dated Joan Collins in 1957, Frances Byrd in 1948, Dorian Leigh Parker, Miriam Makeba and Dianne Reeves.
Posted by Issur Danielovitch 1 day ago
Take a look at her features, and hairstyle, when she was youngish/middle ag...
Posted by Gina Ventura 2 days ago
Just saw him on Stalked, then googled him through imdb. He did a great job.
Posted by kavi 4 days ago
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Posted by ziya 4 days ago
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