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Leslie Uggams

Leslie Uggams was born on May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for A Special Sesame Street Christmas (1978), Deadpool (2016) and The Leslie Uggams Show (1969). She has been married to Grahame Pratt since October 16, 1965. They have two children. See full bio »
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Deadpool Blind Al
The Leslie Uggams Show
Sing Along with Mitch
Sing Along with Mitch Herself / Herself - Singer / Herself - Regular


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 2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- Nice Ladies (2015) ... Vivian
- Godfathering (2015) ... Vivian
- Deal (2015) ... Vivian
 2014 Just the Three of Us (Short)
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Etta King
- Block Party (2012) ... Etta King
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Suzanne Packer
- Death Row Tip (2011) ... Suzanne Packer
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
- Troubled Water (2011) ... Estelle
 2009 Toe to Toe
 1996 All My Children (TV Series)
Rose Keefer
- Episode dated 15 October 1996 (1996) ... Rose Keefer
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
- Secrets (1995) ... Geneva
 1993 Sugar Hill
Doris Holly
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Dr. Eileen Redding
- College Kid (1993) ... Dr. Eileen Redding
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Kris Temple
- The Return of the Clairettes (1991) ... Kris Temple
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Amanda Price
- Discoveries (1987) ... Amanda Price
 1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Alexis Carter
 1982 Freedom to Speak (TV Mini-Series)
Barbara Jordan (scenes deleted)
 1981 Sizzle (TV Movie)
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Marion Blake / Callie Reason
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series)
Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Kizzy Reynolds
- Part IV (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds
- Part VIII (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds
- Part VII (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds
 1975 Poor Pretty Eddie
Elizabeth 'Liz' Wetherly
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Laurie Williams
- Feedback (1974) ... Laurie Williams
 1974 Easter Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1972 Black Girl
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dina Lane
- Kill Gently, Sweet Jessie (1972) ... Dina Lane
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
Saloon Singer
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1966-1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- Tonia (1967) ... Tonia
- Bridge of Spies (1966) ... Tonia
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Natasha Brimstone
- The Jewels of Topango Affair (1966) ... Natasha Brimstone
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Stage: Appeared (as "Reno Sweaney") in the National Company of the Lincoln Center Production of "Anything Goes". See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Daughter Danielle Chambers is a singer/actress who went to high school at Beverly Hills High. Upon graduating she went to New York to study Theatre and Film at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She has sung on cruise ships, appeared in a number of regional musicals ("Titanic," "Into the Woods," "Beehive") and produced and performed her own cabaret show. See more »

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