Tag: Glynn Turman

Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  RUBEN  SANTIAGO-HUDSON   by Dale Ricardo Shields     Actor ~ Director ~ Producer HONORS  1996, Tony Award for performance in Seven Guitars 2006, Humanitas Award for writing, for HBO film adaptation of his play Lackawanna Blues. 2009, NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre Award at the Los Angeles NAACP Theatre Awards   Stray the path… …

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Jonelle Allen

         Jonelle  Allen  By DALE RICARDO SHIELDS    “What sums me up is Eclectic and Versatile!”  “What I tell young actors is LEARN your Craft.”  “When I was seven years old, the Hallmark Hall of Fame, produced Green Pastures (directed by George Schaeffer) with William Warfield as De Lawd and Rochester as Noah, …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks by Dale Ricardo Shields Actor Producer Activist Creator Cultural Institutions Creator/Co-creator Civil Right Organizations Born Bobby Dean Hooks into the rat-infested Foggy Bottom of segregated Washington, DC in 1937, a product of the post-Depression Northern Migration, the story of Robert Hooks’ life, in many ways, characterizes the turbulent growing …

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Earl Billings

EARL BILLINGS By Dale Ricardo Shields   “I once sat down to a Tea Party with a four-year-old girl and got an Acting lesson. I played with a ball of string with a kitten and learned focus. I sat at a bus stop and listen to an old man talk and learned to listen. I’ve …

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