Lena Horne

Lena Horne

Born Jun 30, 1917
  • Singer, Actor, Musician, Pin-up girl, Dancer, Civil rights activist
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in...

Lena Horne Stats


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: Singer, Actor, Musician, Pin-up girl, Dancer, Civil rights activist


: 5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: 1917-06-30

Place of Birth

: Bedford-Stuyvesant

Date of Death

: May 9, 2010

Place of Death

: Manhattan

Cause of Death

: Heart failure

Lena Horne Film Roles

  1. Cabin in the Sky
  2. The Wiz
    Glinda the Good
  3. That's Entertainment! III
  4. The Duke Is Tops
    Ethel Andrews
  5. Stormy Weather
    Selina Rogers
  6. Ziegfeld Follies
  7. Death of a Gunfighter
  8. Broadway Rhythm
  9. Words and Music
  10. Till the Clouds Roll By
    Till the Clouds Roll By

Lena Horne Film Appearances

  1. That's Entertainment! III
  2. Small Steps, Big Strides
  3. Lena Horne: The Incomparable Lena Horne
  4. The Great American Songbook
    The Great American Songbook
  5. The Harlem Renaissance
  6. Hollywood Musicals of the '40s

Lena Horne TV Starring Roles

  1. Brown Sugar
  2. An Evening with Lena Horne

Lena Horne TV Guest Roles

  1. Episode #35
  2. Lena Horne; Xavier Cugat; Abbe Lane; Doretta Morrow
  3. The 65th Annual Academy Awards
  4. Episode dated 21 February 1959
  5. (PT) EPISODE #71
  6. The 37th Annual Tony Awards
  7. Episode dated 17 October 1962
  8. Lena Horne, George Carlin
  9. The 35th Annual Tony Awards
  10. Season 2, Episode 20

Lena Horne TV Appearances

  1. Harry and Lena

Lena Horne Albums

  1. Lena in Hollywood
  2. Lena Goes Latin / Sings Your Requests
  3. Love Is the Thing
  4. We'll Be Together Again
  5. At the Waldorf Astoria + At the Sands
  6. Best of the War Years
  7. Back in My Baby's Arm's
  8. Lena Horne: A Musical Anthology
  9. Love Songs
  10. Mad About the Boy

Lena Horne Books

  1. Lena

Lena Horne Subject of Books

  1. The Life, Times, and Legacies of Lena Horne Special Feature Parts 1 and 2