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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

The Concrete Jungle Soundtrack
The Servant Soundtrack


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 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie)
 1968 The Three Princes (TV Movie)
The Voice of Scheherazade (voice)
 1966 I Gotta Shoe, or Cindy-Ella (TV Movie)
 1964 Paasparade (TV Movie)
 1961 The Third Alibi
 1954 Blackout
Singer (uncredited)
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (25 credits)
Show Show Self (134 credits)
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Other Works:

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

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

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Alternate Names:

Dame Cleo Laine


5' 4" (1.63 m)


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


Jacqui Dankworth | See more »


Sylvia Laine (sibling) | See more »

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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 »


Pristine diction combined with sultry vocal delivery

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