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Bunny Briggs (1922–2014)

Bunny Briggs was born on February 26, 1922 in Harlem, New York, USA as Bernard Briggs. He was an actor, known for Tap (1989), Movietone Melodies: Charlie Barnet and Band (1949) and The Jackie Gleason Show (1952). He was married to Olivette Miller. He died on November 15, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Tap Bunny
Movietone Melodies: Charlie Barnet and Band Western Union Delivery Man
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself - Guest Dancer


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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Black and Blue (1993)
 1989 Tap
 1949 Movietone Melodies: Charlie Barnet and Band (Short)
Western Union Delivery Man
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 1989 Tap (performer: "Challenge", "Sunny Side Of The Street")
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 1989 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Tap Dance in America (1989) ... Himself
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee
 1987 Mike's Talent Show (TV Movie)
Himself - Tap Dancer
 1986 Doctor Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce (Video)
Himself - Player
 1985 Motown Returns to the Apollo (TV Special)
 1984 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #23.121 (1984) ... Himself - Guest
 1980 Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre (TV Special)
 1979 No Maps on My Taps (Documentary)
 1948-1968 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself / Dancer
- Episode #21.39 (1968) ... Dancer
- Episode #4.37 (1951) ... Himself
- Episode #3.7 (1949) ... Himself
- Episode #2.14 (1948) ... Himself
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.88 (1962) ... Himself
 1955 Stage Show (TV Series)
 1955 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Dancer
- Episode dated 12 March 1955 (1955) ... Himself - Guest Dancer
 1950 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
- Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz (1950) ... Himself
 1950 King Cole Trio & Benny Carter Orchestra (Short)
Himself - Tap Dancer
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
- Episode #1.20 (1949) ... Himself
- Episode #1.6 (1949) ... Himself

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1989 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for "Black and Blue," a performance he recreated in the television version of the same title, Great Performances: Black and Blue (1993). See more »

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