Leslie Uggams


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Leslie Uggams was born on May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadpool (2016), Deadpool 2 (2018) and Roots (1977). She has been married to Grahame Pratt since October 16, 1965. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Deadpool Blind Al
(2016)
Deadpool 2 Blind Al
(2018)
Roots Kizzy Reynolds Moore / Kizzy Reynolds
(1977)
Black Girl Netta
(1972)

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 2019 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
Mama Reynolds
- Luna (2019) ... Mama Reynolds
 2016-2019 Empire (TV Series)
Leah Walker
- In Loving Virtue (2019) ... Leah Walker
- Full Circle (2017) ... Leah Walker
- Toil and Trouble, Part 2 (2017) ... Leah Walker
- Toil and Trouble, Part 1 (2017) ... Leah Walker
- Absent Child (2017) ... Leah Walker
 2018 Deadpool 2
Blind Al
 2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie)
Sadie
 2016 Deadpool
Blind Al
 2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Vivian
- Nice Ladies (2015) ... Vivian
- Godfathering (2015) ... Vivian
- Deal (2015) ... Vivian
 2014 Just the Three of Us (Short)
Regina
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Etta King
- Block Party (2012) ... Etta King
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Suzanne Packer
- Death Row Tip (2011) ... Suzanne Packer
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Estelle
- Troubled Water (2011) ... Estelle
 2009 Toe to Toe
Grandma
 1996 All My Children (TV Series)
Rose Keefer
- Episode dated 15 October 1996 (1996) ... Rose Keefer
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
Geneva
- Secrets (1995) ... Geneva
 1993 Sugar Hill
Doris Holly
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Dr. Eileen Redding
- College Kid (1993) ... Dr. Eileen Redding
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Kris Temple
- The Return of the Clairettes (1991) ... Kris Temple
 1981-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Leslie Uggams / Marion Blake / Callie Reason
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Leslie Uggams
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Amanda Price
- Discoveries (1987) ... Amanda Price
 1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Alexis Carter
- Paradise Blues (1984) ... Alexis Carter
 1983 Freedom to Speak (TV Mini-Series)
 1981 Sizzle (TV Movie)
Vonda
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series)
Lillian Rogers Parks / Lillian Rogers
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers Parks
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Lillian Rogers
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Kizzy Reynolds Moore / Kizzy Reynolds
- Part VI (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds / Kizzy Reynolds Moore
- Part V (1977) ... Kizzy Reynolds Moore
 1975 Poor Pretty Eddie
Elizabeth 'Liz' Wetherly
 1974 Easter Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Laurie Williams
- Feedback (1974) ... Laurie Williams
 1972 Black Girl
Netta
 1972 Skyjacked
Lovejoy Wells
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dina Lane
- Kill Gently, Sweet Jessie (1972) ... Dina Lane
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
Saloon Singer
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Tonia
- Tonia (1967) ... Tonia
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Natasha Brimstone
- The Jewels of Topango Affair (1966) ... Natasha Brimstone
 1962 Two Weeks in Another Town
Chanteuse
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(8/21/08-10/19/08) Stage: Appeared (as "Grammar") in "The First Breeze of Summer," off-Broadway. Written by Leslie Lee; music by Bill Sims Jr.; directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson; fight direction by Thomas Schall; with Harvy Blanks (as "Rev. Mosely"); Yaya DaCosta (as "Lucretia"); Sandra Daley (as "Gloria Townes"); Crystal Anne ... See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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She was nominated for the 2001 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Actress in a Play for "King Hedley II" on Broadway in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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