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Marlena Smalls (I)

Marlena is a world renowned singer, entertainer, educator and actress. Her father is from Lanett, Alabama, where her big sister still resides. Marlena attended Central State University in Ohio. Marlena formed the Hallelujah Singers in 1990 in an effort to share and promote the Gullah heritage. Marlena's mother and Grandmother were from South ... See full bio »

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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Bubba's Mother
Holiday Herself


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 1994 Forrest Gump
Bubba's Mother
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 1994 Forrest Gump (arranger: "I've Got A New Home" - uncredited)
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 2002 Holiday (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 21 April 2002 (2002) ... Herself

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She has a severe allergy to shrimps.

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