NEWSical The Musical - playing herself/Oprah, at Kirk Theatre, New York City, USA
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Jackee Harry | Jackeé Harry | Jackee | Jackée
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[Who talked about being serious when Marla Gibbs
asked her to be funny]: Well, I said, 'I don't want to be funny, tomorrow.' Marla said, 'Yes, I want you to be funny because our show will be picked up.' And she said, 'The funnier everybody is, the better, the show will be.'
Was second choice to play Oda Mae Brown in Ghost
(1990). The first choice, Whoopi Goldberg
, was unsure if she could fit the movie into her schedule and Jackee was verbally offered the role. Goldberg, of course, was able to fit it into her work schedule and eventually won the Oscar for her role.
Seductive deep voice