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Janet Collins (I) (1917–2003)

Janet Collins was born on March 7, 1917 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Janet Faye Collins. She was an actress, known for Flamingo (1942), Carmen (1952) and The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949). She died on May 28, 2003 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. See full bio »


(age 86) in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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Known For

Flamingo Dancer
Carmen Dancer
The Admiral Broadway Revue
The Admiral Broadway Revue Herself - Dancer


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 1952 Carmen (TV Movie)
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 Stormy Weather
Dancer (uncredited)
 1942 Flamingo (Short)
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 1949 The Admiral Broadway Revue (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- County Fair (1949) ... (performer: "After the Mardi Gras")
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 1949 The Admiral Broadway Revue (TV Series)
Herself - Dancer
- County Fair (1949) ... Herself - Dancer
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 2005 Carmen and Geoffrey (Documentary)

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Was the prima ballerina of the Metropolitan Opera House in the early 1950s and one of a very few black women to become prominent in American classical ballet during the turbulent decades that preceded and followed the American civil rights movement. See more »

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