Leslie Uggams

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Leslie Marian Uggams (born May 25, 1943) is an American actress and singer. Beginning her career as a child in the early 1950s, Uggams is recognized for portraying Kizzy Reynolds in the television miniseries Roots (1977), earning Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for her performance. She had earlier been highly acclaimed for the Broadway musical Hallelujah, Baby!, winning a Theatre World Award in 1967 and the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leslie Uggams has received more than 2,123,412 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Leslie Uggams is the 4,769th most popular actor, the 7,414th most popular biography from United States and the 2,355th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Leslie Uggams ranks 4,769 out of 10,030Before her are Sivaji Ganesan, Ruth Roman, May Robson, Charles Walters, Eva LaRue, and Susan Lucci. After her are Dylan Walsh, Will Geer, Jeanne Cooper, Nicholas Gonzalez, Greta Nissen, and Jack Pickford.

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Among people born in 1943, Leslie Uggams ranks 434Before her are Patrick D'Rozario, Gavin Bryars, Marilynne Robinson, Superstar Billy Graham, Joan Van Ark, and Sam Hinds. After her are Richard Manuel, Kenny Barron, Michael Morpurgo, Eduardo Nascimento, Ronnie Spector, and Shinobu Sekine.

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Among people born in United States, Leslie Uggams ranks 7,414 out of 15,968Before her are Eva LaRue (1966), Spike Jones (1911), Alice Coachman (1923), Efraim Zuroff (1948), Thelma Houston (1946), and Susan Lucci (1946). After her are Dylan Walsh (1963), Will Geer (1902), Jeanne Cooper (1928), Nicholas Gonzalez (1976), Josh Klinghoffer (1979), and Bill Haywood (1869).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Leslie Uggams ranks 2,355Before her are Maddie Ziegler (2002), Beulah Bondi (1889), Ruth Roman (1922), Charles Walters (1911), Eva LaRue (1966), and Susan Lucci (1946). After her are Dylan Walsh (1963), Will Geer (1902), Jeanne Cooper (1928), Nicholas Gonzalez (1976), Strother Martin (1919), and Jay Hernandez (1978).

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