He acted in the musical, "Jelly's Last Jam," on Broadway in New York City with Tonya Pinkins in the cast. Jules Fisher was lighting designer. Hope Clarke, Gregory Hines and Tel L. Levy were choreographers.
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Won Broadway's 1992 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Jelly's Last Jam," for which he also shared a Best Choreographer nomination with Hope Clarke
and Ted L. Levy. He was also nominated for Tonys three other times: as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) in 1979 for "Eubie!", which he recreated in the television version with the same title, Eubie!
(1981); ; and as Best Actor (Musical), in ...
He's an accomplished tap dancer and many of his films feature his dancing