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Frankie Manning (1914–2009)

Frankie Manning was born on May 26, 1914 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Frank Benjamin Manning. He is known for his work on Hellzapoppin' (1941), The Spirit Moves: A History of Black Social Dance on Film (1987) and The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America (2012). He was married to Gloria Holloway. He died on April 27, 2009... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Dancer (as Harlem Congeroos)
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 1941 Hellzapoppin' (choreographer: Whitey's Lindy Hoppers number - uncredited)
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 2016 Alive and Kicking (Documentary)
Himself
 2010 Frankie Manning: Ambassador of the Lindy Hop (Video documentary short)
Himself - Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor
 2008-2009 The Florence Henderson Show (TV Series)
Himself
 2005 Swingen anfaller (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2000 This Joint Is Jumpin' (TV Movie documentary)
Dance Instructor
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1987 The Spirit Moves: A History of Black Social Dance on Film (Documentary)
Himself - Dancer
 1948 Killer Diller
Himself - Dancer (uncredited)
 1941 Hot Chocolate (Short)
Himself - Dancer (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Harlem Congeroos
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Trivia:

Was a charter member of Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, a dance performance team that performed in movies, like Hellzapoppin' (1941). See more »

Nickname:

Musclehead

Star Sign:

Gemini

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