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Gregory Hines (I) (1946–2003)


Gregory Hines was born on February 14, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Gregory Oliver Hines. He was an actor, known for The Cotton Club (1984), Running Scared (1986) and Renaissance Man (1994). He was married to Pamela Koslow and Patricia Panella. He died on August 9, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club Sandman Williams
(1984)
Running Scared
Running Scared Ray Hughes
(1986)
Renaissance Man
Renaissance Man Sergeant Cass
(1994)

Filmography

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 2003/I The Root
 2003 Lost at Home (TV Series)
Jordan King
- Best Friends (2003) ... Jordan King
- The Story of Us (2003) ... Jordan King
- Our Town (2003) ... Jordan King
- Good Will Hunting (2003) ... Jordan King
- One Bracelet Don't Feed the Beast (2003) ... Jordan King
 2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Carl Halpert
- Suicide Box (2003) ... Carl Halpert
 2002 The Red Sneakers (TV Movie)
Zeke
 2001 Santa, Baby! (TV Movie)
Noel (voice)
 2001 Bojangles (TV Movie)
Bojangles
 2000 Once in the Life
Ruffhouse
 2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Robert (segment "Fantasies About Rebecca")
 1999 Blue's Big Treasure Hunt (Video short)
Jack (voice)
 1999 The Tic Code
Tyrone Pike
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
the Czar
- The Golden Rooster (1998) ... the Czar (voice)
 1997-1998 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series)
Ben Stevenson
- Mug the One You're With (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
- Wahunthra (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
- Per Chance to Dance (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
- Carpe Diem (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
- James Stevenson Stands Alone (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie)
Reverend Walton
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Jack (segment "Manhattan Miracle")
 1996 Mad Dog Time
Jules Flamingo
 1996 Good Luck
Bernard 'Bern' Lemley
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie)
Barnes
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
The Beast / Prince Koro
- Beauty and the Beast (1995) ... The Beast / Prince Koro (voice)
 1994 Kangaroo Court (Short)
 1994 Dead Air (TV Movie)
Mark Jannek / Jim Sheppard
 1993 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #24.119 (1993)
 1992 T Bone N Weasel (TV Movie)
T Bone
 1991 White Lie (TV Movie)
Len Madison Jr.
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Goldy
 1991 Eve of Destruction
Colonel Jim McQuade
 1988 Off Limits
Albaby Perkins
 1985 White Nights
Raymond Greenwood
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Falsworth
- The Amazing Falsworth (1985) ... Falsworth
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Edgar - Miller's Son
- Puss in Boots (1985) ... Edgar - Miller's Son
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Roller Skater
 1983 Deal of the Century
Ray Kasternak
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Bill Robinson
 1981 Eubie! (TV Movie)
 1967 Away We Go (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #1.9 (1967) ... Guest Performer
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Other Works:

He performed in the revue, "Parade of Stars," at the Palace Theatre on Broadway in New York CIty, New York for the Actors' Fund Benefit with Eddie Albert, Debbie Allen, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Harry Belafonte, Milton Berle, George Burns, David Cassidy, Dick Cavett, Carol Channing, Pam Dawber, Sandy Duncan, Bonnie Franklin,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hines - Hines and Dad | Hines Hines and Dad | Hines and Dad Hines

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

He was the son of Alma Iola (Lawless) and Maurice Robert Hines. Gregory's father was of African-American background. Gregory's maternal grandparents, Lionel Sidney Lawless and Bernice A. Walker, were from Trinidad and Saint Kitts, respectively. Gregory's mother had Afro-Caribbean, and smaller amounts of Welsh, Portuguese, English, and Irish ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

He's an accomplished tap dancer and many of his films feature his dancing

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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