Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

actor, producer, music department

Harry Belafonte was born on Mar 01, 1927 in USA. Harry Belafonte's big-screen debut came with Bright Road directed by Gerald Mayer in 1953, strarring Mr. Williams - School Principal. Harry Belafonte is known for BlacKkKlansman directed by Spike Lee, Alec Baldwin stars as Dr. Kennebrew Beauregard and John David Washington as Ron Stallworth. Harry Belafonte has got 17 awards and 21 nominations so far. The most recent award Harry Belafonte achieved is Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. The upcoming new movie Harry Belafonte plays is BlacKkKlansman which will be released on Aug 10, 2018.

Harold George Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927 in New York City. He was educated at the New York Dramatic Workshop. He grew up in Jamaica, British West Indies, and did folk-singing in nightclubs and theaters, and on television and records. His debut was at the Village Vanguard in New York. Also, he appeared in the Broadway revues "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" and "Three for Tonight". He owns his own music publishing firm and film production company. He won a Tony Award in 1953, a Donaldson Award in 1953-1954, a Show Business Award in 1954, a Diners' Club Award in 1955-1956, and an Emmy Award for "Tonight with Belafonte". He has made many records. Joining the ASCAP in 1960, his popular-music compositions include "Turn Around", "Shake That Little Foot" and "Glory Manger".

  • Birthday

    Mar 01, 1927
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
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Known For


17 wins & 21 nominations

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Winner - Career Achievement Award
Academy Awards, USA
Winner - Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
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