Art Blakey (1919–1990)

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Art Blakey was born on October 11, 1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for I Called Him Morgan (2016), Revolutionary Road (2008) and Pawn Sacrifice (2014). He was previously married to Anne Arnold, Atsuko Nakamura, Diana Bates and Clarice Stewart. He died on October 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

I Called Him Morgan Soundtrack
Revolutionary Road Soundtrack
Pawn Sacrifice Soundtrack
Freedom Writers Soundtrack


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 1988 Vesnici dzeza: Art Blackey, Benny Green (TV Movie)
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Play It Again, Russell (1986) ... Drummer
 1972 Jazz Is Our Religion (voice)
 1956 Ballerina
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Other Works:

Album (with The Jazz Messengers): "A Night in Tijuana". See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Abdullah Ibn Buhaina


5' 6" (1.68 m)


Anne Arnold  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

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