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George Dewey Washington

George Dewey Washington was born on May 1, 1898 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Metro Movietone Revue
Metro Movietone Revue Himself - Singer
Metro Movietone Revue
Geo. Dewey Washington
Ol' King Cotton


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 1930 Ol' King Cotton (Short) (performer: "Ol' King Cotton", "On the 'Sippi Shore")
 1930/II Metro Movietone Revue (Short) (performer: "Ready for the River" - uncredited)
 1929/II Metro Movietone Revue (Short) (performer: "On the Road to Mandalay")
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 1930 Ol' King Cotton (Short)
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 1930/II Metro Movietone Revue (Short)
 1929/II Metro Movietone Revue (Short)
Himself - Singer
 1929 Geo. Dewey Washington (Short)

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He grew up in Salt Lake City, where his father, a preacher, founded a Baptist church. The family moved to Portland when Washington was 16, and he later lived in Seattle, doing odd jobs. In 1922 he moved to San Francisco to be a singer. Eventually he toured in vaudeville, played Harlem nightclubs, and appeared in black stage shows. In 1933, he was in the Broadway show "Strike Me Pink". He made ... See more »

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