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Avon Long

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Biography

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Avon Long was a featured singer and dancer in the Cotton Club in New York in 1934. Lena Horne credits him with bringing her out of the chorus line to a featured spot. In the 1940's, he won critical acclaim as "Sportin' Life" in the Broadway production of "Porgy and Bess".

Actor

Character: Benny Garfield

The Sting 1973

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Character: Brother Dave

Don't Play Us Cheap 1973

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Character: Alphacruiser Steward

Nothing Lasts Forever 1984

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Character: Chicken George Moore

Roots: The Next Generations 1979

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Character: Bunnright

F.D.R.: The Last Year 1980

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