Gregory Hines

Quick Facts

Full NameGregory Oliver Hines
Date of BirthFebruary 14, 1946
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of DeathAugust 9, 2003 (aged 57)
Place of DeathLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting PlaceSaint Volodymyr Ukrainian Cemetery, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
OccupationsDancer, actor, choreographer, singer
Years Active1948–2003
Spouses– Patricia Panella (m. 1968; div. 1972)
– Pamela Koslow (m. 1981; div. 2000)
Partner(s)Negrita Jayde (2000–2003)
RelativesMaurice Hines (brother)
Notable Works– Wolfen (1981)
– The Cotton Club (1984)
– White Nights (1985)
– Running Scared (1986)
– The Gregory Hines Show (1997–1998)
– Will & Grace (1999–2000)
– Little Bill (1999–2004)
Awards– Daytime Emmy Award
– Drama Desk Award
– Tony Award
– Nominations for a Screen Actors Guild Award and four Primetime Emmy Awards
Early Life– Born and raised in the Sugar Hill neighborhood of Harlem, New York City
– Began tap dancing at age two, dancing semi-professionally at age five
– Studied with choreographer Henry LeTang, Howard Sims, and The Nicholas Brothers
– Performed with his older brother Maurice, known as The Hines Kids, and later The Hines Brothers
– Their father joined the act as a drummer in 1963, and they became known as Hines, Hines, and Dad

Gregory Hines Movies

White Nights1985
Running Scared1986
The Cotton Club1984
Waiting to Exhale1995
History of the World, Part I1981
Renaissance Man1994
A Rage in Harlem1991
Off Limits1988
The Preacher’s Wife1996
Eve of Destruction1991
Deal of the Century1983
Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back2019
The Red Sneakers2002
The Cherokee Kid1996
Who Killed Atlanta’s Children?2000
The Tic Code1998
Mad Dog Time1996
Good Luck1996
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her2000
American Tap
Sophisticated Ladies
The Muppets Take Manhattan1984
White Lie1991
About Tap
Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration
Color of Justice1997
Once in the Life2000
T Bone N Weasel1992
Dead Air1994
Santa, Baby!2001
Subway Stories1997
Kangaroo Court1994
Bleeding Hearts1994
Parade of Stars1983
A Stranger in Town1995
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter
Uncovering Wolfen
To Her Own Rhythm
Amazing Stories: The Movie
Neškodná lež
Renesansni Covek
The DeMille Dynasty
Black Broadway At The Village Gate
Signature: George C. Wolfe
Leukes Nychtes
Night of 100 Stars II

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