Savion Glover


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Savion Glover was born on November 19, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Happy Feet (2006), Bamboozled (2000) and Sesame Street (1969). See full bio »

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Known For

Happy Feet Additional Crew
(2006)
Bamboozled Manray / Mantan
(2000)
Sesame Street Savion
(1989-2004)
Happy Feet Two Additional Crew
(2011)

Filmography

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 2020 Helpsters (TV Series short)
Dancer Damian
- Mr. Primm's Spoon Club/Cookie Cornelius (2020) ... Dancer Damian
 2003 Cedric the Entertainer Presents (TV Series)
Bartholomew
- Episode #1.15 (2003) ... Bartholomew
 2001 Bojangles (TV Movie)
Newcomer
 2000 Bamboozled
Manray / Mantan
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Dancer
- The Steadfast Tin Soldier (2000) ... Dancer (voice)
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Nile
- Taps for Royal (1999) ... Nile
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series)
 1998 The Wall (TV Movie)
Bracey Mitchell
 1989-1998 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Savion
- Luis Has Back Pain (1997) ... Savion
- Mumford's Sheep Trick (1996) ... Savion
- 3385 (1995) ... Savion (credit only)
 1995 Sesame Street: Big Bird Sings! (Video short)
 1993 Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (TV Movie)
Savion
 1993 Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie)
Savion
 1990 Shangri-La Plaza (TV Movie)
Chili
 1989 Tap
Louis
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Other Works:

Performed as "Young Jelly" in the Broadway musical "Jelly's Last Jam". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Personal Quote:

My style is young. Funk. I feel like it's one of my responsibilities to keep the dance alive, to keep it out there, to keep the style.

Trivia:

He was 18 years old when he portrayed "Young Jelly" in the Broadway musical "Jelly's Last Jam" opposite Gregory Hines ("Jelly Roll Morton"). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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