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Connie (as Lonette Mckee)
A.D.A. Kari Simms
Appeared in "Lady Day At Emerson's Bar and Grill" on Broadway.
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Lonett McKee | Lonette Mckee
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When I left my husband, there was no work and no money. And so my new boyfriend and I were forced to move to an area of Fort Greene [Brooklyn, NY] that was very drug infested, and it was very hard. I got recognized a lot on the streets. They thought we had something that we didn't. I'd get a lot of comments like: 'Why are you living here? You're a star.' And I thought, 'Movie stars got to pay ...
Began career as a recording artist in Detroit as a child music prodigy. signed with the Detroit-based M-S label and put out a record which became a regional hit at fourteen years old. Released an album, Lonette McKee, on the Sussex label with the same producers, Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey in 1974.