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Carmencita Romero (1914–2001)

Carmencita Romero was born on January 2, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lily Butler. She was an actress, known for Carmen Jones (1954), Cabin in the Sky (1943) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). She died on May 6, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Carmen Jones
Carmen Jones Dancer
Cabin in the Sky
Cabin in the Sky Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.


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 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Very Important Zombie Affair (1965) ... (as Carmencita Romero Specialty Dancers)
 1954 Carmen Jones
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
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 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
- Free to Dance (2001) ... Herself

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Carmencita Romero Specialty Dancers

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African-American dancer and choreographer. She was affiliated early on with Katherine Dunham. She taught dance, and was still performing when well into her 80's.

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