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Jeni Le Gon (1916–2012)

Born in 1916 in Chicago, Jeni Le Gon trained at Mary Bruce's School of Dancing and performed as a chorus girl, later in vaudeville, from age 16. In Hollywood she appeared in her debut film, Hooray for Love (1935), as dancing partner of the great Bill Robinson. Though primarily a dancer, Jeni sang well and was an appealing, attractive light actress... See full bio »

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 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Mini-Series)
Juror #10
- Little Brother (2007) ... Juror #10
 2001 Bones
Window Granny (as Jeni Legon)
 1987 Home Is Where the Hart Is
Wanda Fuch (as Jeni LeGon)
 1951-1953 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Mabel Johnson / Cynthia / Mary Thompson / ...
- The Lodge Brothers Complain (1953) ... Mabel Johnson
- Andy Falls in Love with an Actress (1953) ... Cynthia
- Andy Gets Married (1953) ... Mary Thompson (uncredited)
- The Happy Stevenses (1951) ... Rosemary De Winters (uncredited)
- Call Lehigh 4-9900 (1951) ... Carlota Drake (uncredited)
 1953 Bright Road
Martha Swife (uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Maid in 'Rose Room' Number (uncredited)
 1949 I Shot Jesse James
Veronica
 1948 Easter Parade
Essie, Nadine's Maid (uncredited)
 1947 Hi-De-Ho
Minnie
 1943 Stormy Weather
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 I Walked with a Zombie
Dancer (as Jeni LeGon)
 1943 My Son, the Hero
Lambie (as Jenny Le Gon)
 1942 Arabian Nights
Dresser
 1942 Take My Life
Helen Stanley
 1942 This Was Paris
Cabaret Dancer (uncredited)
 1941 Bahama Passage
Mary's Maid (uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Black Girl in Jail (uncredited)
 1941 Sundown
Miriami
 1940 Glamour for Sale
Maid (uncredited)
 1940 While Thousands Cheer
Myra
 1939 Double Deal
Nita
 1938 Fools for Scandal
Specialty (as Jeni LeGon)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Specialty
 1937 CafĂ© Metropole
Apache Dancer (scenes deleted, uncredited)
 1936 Dishonour Bright
Cabaret Dancer
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Inducted into the International Tap Dance Hall of Fame in 2002 (inaugural class). See more »

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