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Maxine Sullivan (1911–1987)

One of the great American jazz vocalists, born Marietta Williams in Homestead, Pennsylvania. Maxine's precocious talent led to early jobs on radio broadcasts in Pittsburgh and gigs with a local group led by her Uncle Harry, the Red Hot Peppers. After being introduced to the proprietor, she was hired as the featured singer at a speakeasy for $14 a ... See full bio »

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Red Tails
Red Tails Soundtrack
L.A. Noire
L.A. Noire Soundtrack
Some of These Days
Undertaking Betty
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 2012 Red Tails (performer: "Blue Skies")
 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game) (performer: "It Was a Lover and His Lass")
 2011 The Fairy (performer: "It's Wonderful" written by Leroy Smith, nm0661695 & Cameron Slater Wells)
 2002 Undertaking Betty (performer: "Blue Skies")
 1989 Hider in the House (performer: "HARLEM HOLIDAY")
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (1958) ... (performer: "Ace in the Hole", "I Can't Get Started" - uncredited)
 1942 Some of These Days (Short) (performer: "Some of These Days")
 1938 Going Places (performer: "Mutiny in the Nursery" (1938), "Rock-a-Bye Baby" (1886) - uncredited)
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Nominated for a 1979 Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Musical for "My Old Friends"

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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1998. See more »

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