No photo available. Represent Phyllis Hyman? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,673 this week

Phyllis Hyman (1949–1995)

Deep-voiced and statuesque, Phyllis Hyman sang with a life-affirming energy and emotional intensity found in few other female vocalists. Born in Philadelphia in 1949 (and raised in Pittsburgh), her professional career began in New York City where, during an engagement, she was spotted by producer Norman Connors and contemporaries Jean Carne and ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: September

Tim Burton's fantasy film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 14 Feb 2012
 
a list of 222 people
created 05 Mar 2013
 
a list of 30 people
created 29 Nov 2014
 
a list of 60 people
created 06 Jul 2015
 
a list of 291 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Phyllis Hyman's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Kill Reflex
(1989)
The 35th Annual Tony Awards
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
(1981)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (3 credits)
 1989 The Kill Reflex
Irene
 1988 School Daze
Phyllis (uncredited)
 1974 Lenny
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Living All Alone", 1986 (Philadelphia International) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phyllis Alexander

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Just order me up a drink and a lot of food and I'm ready for the ride! ...on flying. See more »

Trivia:

Once a fashion model. See more »

Trademark:

Sometimes cried on cue in her songs See more »

Nickname:

The Sophisticated Lady See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Strength of a Woman: The Phyllis Hyman Story BackNdaDAYfemme
Remember Phyllis BackNdaDAYfemme
Ironic Quote robertnissan2
Appearance in SCHOOL DAZE t_kae225
Post Video PLEASE Chastenmax
Lost song found! sonicjcd
Discuss Phyllis Hyman on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page