Vonetta McGee (born Lawrence Vonetta McGee), actress. She is known for her roles in Blaxploitation films Melinda, Thomasine & Bushrod, Blacula, Hammer, & Shaft in Africa; Italian films Faustina & Il Grande Silenzo; the action thriller The Eiger Sanction, opposite Clint Eastwood; & the TV series Bustin' Loose with Richard Pryor. She was named after her father, Lawrence, and was married to actor Carl Lumbly (agent Marcus Dixon on the TV series Alias) until she died of cardiac arrest. R.I.P.
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Laz Alonso, film and TV actor. He is known for playing Tsu'tey in James Cameron's science fiction film Avatar and Fenix "Rise" Calderon in the film Fast & Furious. He has had roles in other films such as Jumping the Broom, Stomp the Yard, Jarhead, This Christmas, Just Wright, Straw Dogs and Miracle at St. Anna. He was one of the lead characters on the TV series Breakout Kings and Deception. He had a lucrative career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch on Wall Street before acting.
Harry Belefonte | Black Hollywood Series Harold George Belafonte, Jr. (born March 1, 1927) is an American musician, actor and social activist. One of the most successful Jamaican musicians in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing the "Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O".
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Anglo-Indian actress Seeta Devi (born Renee Smith), 1925
Nina Mae McKinney(1912-1967)Black Actress who worked internationally in theatre, film tv. Known as the "Black Greta Garbo".
Debbie Allen, the Houston-born dancer, actress and director extraordinaire turned 63 today! In this 1984 photo, she is attending the NAACP Image Awards on December 4, 1984 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage.
Frank called me one day and said, 'I have an idea for a movie, why don't you come over and I'll tell you?' So I went over and we sat down and he said, 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me. James Stewart Born James Maitland Stewart May 20, 1908 Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S. Died July 2, 1997 (aged 89) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.