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Reginald Beane (1918–1985)

Reginald Beane, an actor and pianist who made his stage debut with Ethel Waters in 'Mamba's Daughters' and later became her accompanist and arranger throughout her singing career. He died Sunday April 14, 1985 at his home in the Bronx. He was 63 years old. Mr. Beane was just 16 when, through Miss Waters's influence, he became a member of the ... See full bio »

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The Time of Your Life
The Time of Your Life Wesley (the pianist)
Once Upon a Tune
Starlit Time
Starlit Time Himself - Pianist


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 1950 Once Upon a Tune (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1950)
 1948 The Time of Your Life
Wesley (the pianist)
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 1948 The Time of Your Life (composer: piano compositions)
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 1948 The Time of Your Life (performer: "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (1929) - uncredited)
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 1950 Starlit Time (TV Series)
Himself - Pianist
- Episode #1.25 (1950) ... Himself - Pianist

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He acted and composed music for William Saroyan's musical comedy, "The Time of Your Life," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Eddie Dowling, Julie Haydon, Fred Kelly (Harry), Blackie Shackner, John Farrell, Ross Bagdasarian, Leo Chalzel, Edward Andrews, Henry Jones, Nene Vibber, Grover Burgess, Houseley Stevens Sr., ... See more »

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