Category: Actor

Johnny Nash

JOHNNY NASH by DALE  RICARDO SHIELDS Johnny Nash ***** (born August 19, 1940) is an American reggae and pop music singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 hit, “I Can See Clearly Now”.   He was one of the first non-Jamaican singers to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica. “Born John Lester Nash …

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Chuck Cooper

  CHUCK COOPER “Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.” by Dale Ricardo Shields       Born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor-singer Chuck Cooper has performed on stage as well as on television and film for over three decades. A Tony Award®-winning baritone, he is best known for his work in musical …

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Dooley Wilson

Dooley Wilson By Dale Ricardo Shields Arthur “Dooley” Wilson (April 3, 1886 – May 30, 1953)  American actor, singer, and musician who is best remembered as Sam in the 1942 film, Casablanca; in the film, he also performed its theme song, “As Time Goes By“. Born Arthur Wilson April 3, 1886 Tyler, Texas, U.S. Died …

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  RUBEN  SANTIAGO-HUDSON  Writer, Director, and Performer   by Dale Ricardo Shields     RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON    Tony, Drama Desk, and Obie Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is the director of the recent Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Jitney which garnered several awards including the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League, …

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