Billie Holiday (I) (1915–1959)


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Billie Holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time. Today, Holiday is remembered for her masterpieces, creativity and vivacity, as many of Holiday's songs are ... See full bio »

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Known For

Minority Report Soundtrack
(2002)
Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)
The Thing Soundtrack
(1982)
Se7en Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

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 2020 Strange Fruit (Video short)
 2014 Gloomy Sunday (Short) (musician)
 1993 Diana Ross: Don't Explain (Music Video)
 1988 't Bolleken (TV Movie) (soundtrack)
 1984 Dediscina (composer: song)
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Other Works:

Single: "Your Mother's Son-in-Law". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Billie Holliday

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Louis McKay  (her death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Cousin of former boxing champion turned minister Henry Armstrong. See more »

Trademark:

Gardenia flower in her hair See more »

Nickname:

Lady Day

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