Lena Horne

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  • Birth Name: Lena Mary Calhoun Horne
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/30/1917, Cancer
  • Date of Death: 05/09/2010
  • Profession: Singer; actor
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VIDEO: A Different World: A Rock, a River, a Lena

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A Different World: A Rock, a River, a Lena
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Aired: 7/8/1993

Everyone at Hillman is anxiously awaiting the visit of Miss Lena Horne. She's inspired many people, from the Dean, who's singing her praises, to Mr. Gaines, who claims to have met her years ago. watch

VIDEO: The Big Party

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The Big Party
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Length: 24:53
Aired: 1/12/1973

Faced with more bills than they can pay, Fred and Lamont decide to give a neighborhood party -- and charge admission. Everything goes well until two gangsters show up and make the Sanfords "an offer they can't refuse." The gangsters are played by guest stars Gabe Dell and Danny "Big" Black. watch

VIDEO: Episode 24

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Episode 24
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Length: 07:01:28
Aired: 3/11/1971

Guests: Lena Horne, George Carlin watch

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Two Girls And A Sailor
The Incomparable Lena Horne
Words And Music
'The Wiz' Preview (Cinemax)

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 Sarah Vaughn and Other Jazz Divas TV Show Series, Performer
2005 Judy Garland TV Show Series, Performer
2003 The Great American Songbook TV Show Series, Performer
1994 That's Entertainment! Part III Movie, Actor - Performer
1978 The Wiz Movie, Actor - Glinda the Good

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Sidney Lumet Dies at 86

Sidney Lumet, the Oscar-nominated director of such modern classics as Network, 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and The Verdict, has died. He was 86.

Lumet died Saturday morning of lymphoma at his Manhattan home, his stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, told The New York Times.

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Singer/Actress Lena Horne Dies at 92

Lena Horne, the jazz singer, actress and civil rights activist who became the first African-American performer to be put under contract by a major movie studio in 1942, has died. She was 92.

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Horne died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday, according to The Associated Press. No details of her death have been released.

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Vanessa Williams Dishes About Elmo!

Of all the leading men in the multimedia career of Vanessa Williams, Kevin Clash is — by far — the least recognized. In fact, this strappingly handsome, soft-spoken and unassuming African-American gentleman may be the most famous anonymous star in the celebrity universe. For Clash, a puppeteer since his childhood in Baltimore, provides the voice and movements for Elmo, read more

Vanessa Williams Dishes About Elmo!

Of all the leading men in the multimedia career of Vanessa Williams, Kevin Clash is — by far — the least recognized. In fact, this strappingly handsome, soft-spoken and unassuming African-American gentleman may be the most famous anonymous star in the celebrity universe. For Clash, a puppeteer since his childhood in Baltimore, provides the voice and movements for Elmo, read more

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