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Cleo Laine


Cleo Laine was born on October 28, 1927 in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. She is known for The Third Alibi (1961), The Concrete Jungle (1960) and The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961). She was previously married to John Dankworth and George Langridge. See full bio »

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Known For

(1961)
The Concrete Jungle Soundtrack
(1960)
The Servant Soundtrack
(1963)

Filmography

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 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie)
Gwen
 1968 The Three Princes (TV Movie)
The Voice of Scheherazade (voice)
 1966 I Gotta Shoe, or Cindy-Ella (TV Movie)
 1964 Paasparade (TV Movie)
Singer
 1961 The Third Alibi
Singer
 1954 Blackout
Singer (uncredited)
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (25 credits)
Show Show Self (134 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The Very Best of Cleo Laine" (RCA) (2-disc set) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Quarternotes

Alternate Names:

Dame Cleo Laine

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

John Dankworth  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Jacqui Dankworth | See more »

Relatives:

Sylvia Laine (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

She took her professional name from the character "Clio Dulaine" in Edna Ferber's novel "Saratoga Trunk". Years later she was to star in the 1971 London stage revival of "Show Boat", which is based on another of Ferber's novels. See more »

Trademark:

Pristine diction combined with sultry vocal delivery

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