Harry Belafonte Overview:

Legendary actor, Harry Belafonte, was born Harold George Belafonte Jr. on Mar 1, 1927 in New York City, NY. As of December 2020, Harry Belafonte was 93 years old.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording. Belafonte was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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5 Things You May Not Know about

By minooallen on Mar 1, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

5 Things You May Not Know about ?Like today is his birthday. Happy 90th Birthday to the legend?! ?.. In the Navy? OK, so this may be a promotional picture of Belafonte from?Carmen Jones (1954, director Otto Preminger). Like many young Americans at the on-set of Americ... Read full article


TV Tuesday: and Danny Kaye

By KC on Feb 23, 2010 From Classic Movies

and Danny Kaye are good fun as they sing this silly, but skillful rendition of Have Nagila on Kaye's show in the sixties. They had terrific chemistry--it would have been great to see them costar in a musical. Here's another light-hearted duet, the calypso tune, Mama Look... Read full article


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Harry Belafonte Quotes:

Benson Thacker: I have nothing against negroes, Ralph.
Ralph Burton: That's white of you.


Johnny Ingram: Yeah, yeah, I know I got rid of the headache. Now I got cancer.


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Harry Belafonte Facts
Recorded the first million-selling LP album with "Calypso" (RCA: 1956), which started a craze for this traditional Jamaican folk music in the United States.

He won a Tony in 1953 for "John Murray Anderson's Almanac.".

Appeared in the 1946 American Negro Theatre play "Days of Our Youth" in 1946. Sidney Poitier eventually replaced Harry and was spotted by a talent agent who ignited his Hollywood career.

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