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Frankie Manning (1914–2009)

Frankie Manning was born on May 26, 1914 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Frank Benjamin Manning. He is known for his work on Swingen anfaller (2005), Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop (2010) and Alive and Kicking (2016). He was married to Gloria Holloway. He died on April 27, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Swingen anfaller
Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop
Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop Himself - Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor
Alive and Kicking
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Himself - Winner


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 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Dancer (as Harlem Congeroos)
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 1941 Hellzapoppin' (choreographer: Whitey's Lindy Hoppers number - uncredited)
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 2016 Alive and Kicking (Documentary)
 2010 Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop (Video documentary short)
Himself - Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor
 2008-2009 The Florence Henderson Show (TV Series)
 2005 Swingen anfaller (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 This Joint Is Jumpin' (TV Movie documentary)
Dance Instructor
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1987 The Spirit Moves: A History of Black Social Dance on Film (Documentary)
Himself - Dancer
 1948 Killer Diller
Himself - Dancer (uncredited)
 1941 Hot Chocolate (Short)
Himself - Dancer (uncredited)
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Harlem Congeroos

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