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Leslie Uggams

Actress | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
A Special Sesame Street Christmas (1978) | The Match Game (1962–1969) | King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations More »
BORN 
May 25, 1943 (age 72)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Just the Three of UsJust the Three of Us (Short) Regina  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Toe to ToeToe to Toe Grandma  Less 2009 $21K
  • Primary photo for Remembering 'Roots'Remembering 'Roots' (Video) Herself - 'Kizzy', Special Thanks  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Sugar HillSugar Hill Doris Holly  Less 1993 $10MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Poor Pretty EddiePoor Pretty Eddie Elizabeth 'Liz' Wetherly, Performer ("The Star-Spangled Banner") (uncredited)  Less 1975 $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for Black GirlBlack Girl Netta  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for SkyjackedSkyjacked Lovejoy Wells  Less 1972 $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for Two Weeks in Another TownTwo Weeks in Another Town Chanteuse, Performer ("Don't Blame Me") (uncredited)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Inherit the WindInherit the Wind Performer (" (Gimme Dat) Old Time Religion", "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (ca 1856)) (uncredited)  Less 1960
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Nurse JackieNurse Jackie (TV Series) Actress (3 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 3
  • Primary photo for NYC 22NYC 22 (TV Series) Etta King (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Suzanne Packer (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Memphis BeatMemphis Beat (TV Series) Estelle (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Broadway BeatBroadway Beat (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for All My ChildrenAll My Children (TV Series) Rose Keefer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Under One RoofUnder One Roof (TV Series) Geneva (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Dr. Eileen Redding (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • College Kid (Jul 10, 1993) Dr. Eileen Redding  Less
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Kris Temple (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Marion Blake / Callie Reason (2 episodes, 1981), Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1981–1987 3
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Amanda Price (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Tony AwardsThe 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Lighting Design, Performer ("Love, Look Away", "My Own Morning", "Broadway Baby", "A Whole Lotta Sunlight")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Tony AwardsThe 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter & Performer, Performer ("My Own Morning", "People", "I Don't Know How to Love Him", "Memory")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Tony AwardsThe 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("If He Walked Into My Life", "I Don't Want To Know")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Alexis Carter (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Tony AwardsThe 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Someone to Watch Over Me", "Just One of Those Things")  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for SizzleSizzle (TV Movie) Vonda  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Backstairs at the White HouseBackstairs at the White House (TV Mini-series) Lillian Rogers Parks (4 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 4
    • Episode #1.4 (Feb 19, 1979) Lillian Rogers Parks  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 12, 1979) Lillian Rogers Parks  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 5, 1979) Lillian Rogers Parks  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Performer ("Hey There, Good Times", "Here You Come Again", "Love Will Keep Us Together") (1 episode, 1979), Herself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Leslie Uggams (Feb 10, 1979) Herself, Performer ("Hey There, Good Times", "Here You Come Again", "Love Will Keep Us Together") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Special Sesame Street ChristmasA Special Sesame Street Christmas (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("It's the Thought That Counts", "Christmas Blech", "Oscar Remember", "That Face", "Christmas Morning", "Tomorrow", "If Just One Person Believes In You", "Christmas Medley: Jingle Bells / Sleigh Ride / Winter Wonderland / I Saw Three Ships") (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Kraft 75th Anniversary SpecialThe Kraft 75th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Tony AwardsThe 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Host, Performer & Presenter: Best Original Score & Best Book of a Musical, Performer ("I'm Still Here", "Being Alive")  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Kizzy Reynolds (4 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 4
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  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Laurie Williams (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • Feedback (Oct 29, 1974) Laurie Williams  Less
  • Primary photo for Easter IsEaster Is (TV Movie) Actress (voice)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Dina Lane (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Swing Out, Sweet LandSwing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie) Saloon Singer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actress (2 episodes, 1968–1969)  Less 1968–1969 2
  • Primary photo for The 22nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer and Winner: Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, Performer ("Smile, Smile")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself - Singer / Herself - Audience Bow (10 episodes, 1964–1967), Performer ("My Melancholy Baby") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1964–1967 10
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  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Tonia (2 episodes, 1966–1967)  Less 1966–1967 2
  • Primary photo for The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) Natasha Brimstone (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Performer ("Glow Worm") (1 episode, 1966), Herself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #4.6 (Oct 19, 1966) Herself, Performer ("Glow Worm")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1966), Performer ("What Did I Have That I Don't Have?", "Inka-Dinka-Doo") (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #3.33 (May 21, 1966) Herself - Singer, Performer ("What Did I Have That I Don't Have?", "Inka-Dinka-Doo") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sing Along with MitchSing Along with Mitch (TV Series) Herself - Singer / Herself / Herself - Regular (10 episodes, 1961–1963), Performer ("After You've Gone") (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961–1963 10
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  • Primary photo for Freedom to SpeakFreedom to Speak (TV Mini-series) Barbara Jordan  Less 1982– 
Self (107 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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