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Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

American singer and actor
One-time King of Calypso and major civil-rights activist whose career took countless twists and turns over seven decades.
BornMarch 1, 1927
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$30 million
Height6'1" (1.85m)
SpousePamela Frank, Julie Robinson Belafonte, Marguerite Byrd
PartnerEllen Holly
ChildrenShari Belafonte
ParentsHarold George Bellanfanti, Sr., Melvine Bellanfanti
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Videos

Riverside Church celebration honors life, legacy of Harry Belafonte

Hundreds filled the pews nearly a year after Belafonte's death - on what would have been his 97th birthday. Those who knew him well will tell you he lives on in his music, his acting and the impact he left as an activist.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2019Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBlacKkKlansmanNominated
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBobby (2006 film)Nominated
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