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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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Known For

Harlem After Midnight
Harlem After Midnight Himself (band leader / vocalist)
(1949)
Fido
Fido Soundtrack
(2006)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest / Himself
(1965-1975)

Filmography

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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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Show Show Self (37 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (w/Sarah Vaughan): "Swingin' & Singin'" (Diplomat Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »
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Trivia:

He was a close friend of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan. See more »

Nickname:

Mr. B

Star Sign:

Cancer

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