FRED BENJAMIN

FREDERICK CHARLES BENJAMIN   Dancer – Choreographer { September 8, 1944  –  December 14, 2013 } by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 – 8 Fred Benjamin, an internationally known teacher of jazz dance who was also part of the creative wave of young Black modern-dance choreographers who came to prominence in the 1970s. Benjamin was born in …

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Carol Sutton

Carol Dickerson Sutton Actress “Queen of New Orleans“   by DALE  RICARDO  SHIELDS Page 1 – 6   Born: December 3, 1944 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Died:  December 10, 2020 (aged 76) New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.     Biography Carol Joan Dickerson Sutton was an actress in film, theater, and television, and was best known …

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Adelle Gautier

Adelle Gautier Actress, Storyteller, and Educator January 15, 1948 [ ALPHA ] – August 10, 2021 [ OMEGA ]   by  DALE  RICARDO  SHIELDS  Page 1 – 12 Adella Adella the Storyteller ( Adelle LeWhodatier Gautier )  was born and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana. She traveled extensively around the world                       …

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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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