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Whitney Houston (Whitney Elizabeth Houston)

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Biography

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.

She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, as a young child and by the age of 15 was singing backing vocals professionally with her mother on Chaka Khan's 1978 hit, 'I'm Every Woman'. Read more...

Actor

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Sparkle 2012

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Character: Herself / Nippy

Nora's Hair Salon 2004

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Character: Julia Biggs

The Preacher's Wife 1996

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Character: Savannah Jackson

Waiting to Exhale 1995

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Character: Rachel Marron

The Bodyguard 1992

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Character: Herself - Co-Performer: 'When You Believe'

The 71st Annual Academy Awards 1999

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Character: Herself / Rachel 'Rach' Marron

World's Best Love Songs 0

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Character: Herself

Bravo 0

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1986 0

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