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Bobby Short (I) (1924–2005)


Bobby Short was an attraction at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle for three decades (he doubtless got his greatest exposure there in a scene from Woody Allen's film Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)). Short is the quintessential New Yorker, the Fred Astaire of saloon singers, an international icon of style and glamour. See full bio »

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Known For

Argo Soundtrack
(2012)
(1993)
(1991-1994)

Filmography

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 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
Warren
- The Two Hundredth (2001) ... Warren (voice)
 1999 Man of the Century
Chester
 1997 Baked Lays Chips: Nuzzle and Nibble (Video short)
Performer
 1991-1994 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Ches Collins
- Ches and the Grand Lady (1994) ... Ches Collins
- Sweet, Sweet Blues (1991) ... Ches Collins
 1992 Blue Ice
Buddy
 1990 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1984)
 1983 A Night on the Town (TV Movie)
 1951 Call Me Mister
Specialty Singer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in television commercials for Charlie perfume and with Gloria Vanderbilt in a commercial for her designer jeans in the 70's.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was a black performer seated at the piano singing songs from Broadway shows. There were no dos and don'ts. I had the freedom to be myself. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 511-513. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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