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Billy Eckstine (1914–1993)

Billy Eckstine was born on July 8, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William Clarence Eckstein. He was married to Carolle Drake and June Harris. He died on March 8, 1993 in Pittsburgh. See full bio »

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Harlem After Midnight
Harlem After Midnight Himself (band leader / vocalist)
Fido Soundtrack
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 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nipple Confusion (2013) ... (performer: "You're Driving Me Crazy" - uncredited)
 2006 Fido (performer: "I've Got a Date with Rhythm") / (writer: "I've Got a Date with Rhythm")
 1999 Woman Wanted (performer: "Everything I Have Is Yours")
 1998 Eros and Psyche (writer: "Stormy Monday Blues")
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Stand-In (1975) ... ("Jelly Jelly", uncredited)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy! (performer: "Hold Me Close to You" - uncredited)
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CD: "Senior Soul" (Fantasy Records) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6638 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »


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