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Cleo Laine

Cleo Laine was born on October 28, 1927 in Middlesex, England as Clementina Dinah Campbell. She was previously married to John Dankworth. See full bio »
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 2010 Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (TV Movie) (performer: "Woman Talk", "Unlucky Woman (Born On Friday)", "Twos Company", "Make Someone Happy", "Crazy Rhythm", "Fine and Mellow")
 2007-2009 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 November 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "On A Slow Boat to China")
- Episode #7.16 (2007) ... (performer: "Peel Me a Grape")
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) (performer: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Taking a Chance on Love", "When the World Was Young")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Hello, Young Lovers", "There You Are", "Don't Quit While You're Ahead")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1979) (performer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Episode dated 8 November 1979 (1979) ... (lyrics: "He Was Beautiful (Cavatina) (The Theme From The Deer Hunter)")
- Episode dated 25 October 1979 (1979) ... (lyrics: "He Was Beautiful (Cavatina) (The Theme From The Deer Hunter)")
- Episode dated 14 April 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Feelings")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cleo Laine (1978) ... (performer: "It Don't Mean a Thing", "You're Just In Love", "If")
 1972 Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1972) ... (performer: "On a Clear Day", "(I Want to) Make It With You", "When You're Smiling")
 1965 Scruggs (performer: "Life Is A Wheel")
 1963 The Servant (performer: "All Gone")
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Third Alibi (1961) ... (performer: "Now And Then")
 1961 A Taste of Honey (performer: "Let's Slip Away" - uncredited)
 1961 The Third Alibi (performer: "NOW AND THEN")
 1960 Concrete Jungle (performer: "Prison Ballad (Thieving Boy)")
 1958 Six-Five Special (performer: "What Am I Going to Tell Them Tonight?")
 1954 Blackout (performer: "St. Louis Blues" - uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Julie") in Jerome Kern's musical, "Showboat", at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England, with André Jobin, Thomas Carey, Kenneth Nelson, Derek Royle and Lorna Dallas in the cast. Wendy Toye was the director. See more »

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Mother of Jacqui Dankworth and Alec Dankworth. See more »


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