Patti Austin

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New York City, New York, USA
One would be surprised if singer-composer Patti Austin did not have talent, given her impressive musical pedigree and early exposure to some of the most trend-setting artists of the twentieth century. Born to musician parents Gordon and Edna Austin, Patti Austin made her stage debut at Harlem's famous Apollo Theatre at the age of three with her famous Godmother Dinah Washington. As an adolescent she appeared on The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (1966) and performed in the stage versions of "Lost In The Stars" and "Finian's Rainbow". Age nine found her travelling to Europe with her Godfather Quincy Jones. Read more...


Character: Herself (Gospel Singer at Peaches' Funeral

Jackie's Back! 1999

Character: The Wiz Singers Children's Choir / The Wiz Singers Adult Choir

The Wiz 1978

Character: Herself - Performer: 'The Girl Who Used to Be Me'

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards 1990