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Jimmy Slyde (1927–2008)

Jimmy Slyde was born on October 2, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as James Titus Gotbolt. He was an actor, known for 'Round Midnight (1986), Tap (1989) and The Cotton Club (1984). He died on May 16, 2008 in Hanson, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

'Round Midnight
(1986)
Tap
Tap Slim
(1989)
The Cotton Club
(1984)

Filmography

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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Black and Blue (1993)
 1989 Tap
Slim
 1984 The Cotton Club
Hoofer (as Jimmy Slide)
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 1989 Tap (performer: "Challenge")
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 2005 The Human Hambone (Documentary)
Himself
 1998 In Performance at the White House (TV Special)
Himself
 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
Himself
- Tap Dance in America (1989) ... Himself
 1987 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special documentary)
Himself
 1985 About Tap
Himself
 1985 Motown Returns to the Apollo (TV Special)
Himself
 1959 The Billy Daniels Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 13 January 1959 (1959) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy Slide
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Trivia:

He learned tap dancing at Stanley Brown's dance studio, where he met stars including Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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