Appeared in the musical revue "Jump for Joy" at the Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 1941.
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Herb Jefferies | Herbert Jeffrey | Herbert Jeffries
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Did You Know?
Most people come to this world by stork. I came by Flamingo, and Duke Ellington delivered me."
Cowboy star Buck Jones
, very impressed with Jeffries, once tried to send him to South America and have him learn Spanish. His idea was for Jeffries to acquire a new name and identity while there in order for Jones to produce a series of "white" film westerns for him back in Hollywood. Jeffries refused.