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Is Juanita Hall still alive?

Is Juanita Hall still alive?

Deceased (1901–1968)
Juanita Hall/Living or Deceased

Is Juanita Hall Black?

Juanita Long Hall, a 20th Century actor and singer, was born in Keyport, New Jersey on Nov. 6, 1901 to an African-American father, Abram Long, and an Irish American mother, Mary Richardson.

Who was Juanita Hill?

A native of Grayson County, VA, she was born April 29, 1940 to the late Emmitt Wesley and Zella Mae Phipps Hill and was the wife of the late John Wesley West. Juanita was the owner and operator of J & J Cut and Sew for over 20 years. She attended Harvest Hills Church where she enjoyed cooking for the church bake sales.

What is one reason we celebrate Juanita Hall?

She is remembered for her roles in the original stage and screen versions of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals South Pacific as Bloody Mary – a role that garnered her the Tony Award – and Flower Drum Song as Madame Liang.

Which two Rodgers and Hammerstein musical movies did Juanita Hall star in *?

South Pacific
In addition to her work on the stage, Hall played her famous Rodgers and Hammerstein roles in the movie adaptations of South Pacific (1959) and Flower Drum Song (1961), though her singing in South Pacific was dubbed by Muriel Smith. Hall died in Bay Shore, New York, in 1968.

For what show did Juanita Hall win the Tony Award for best featured actress in a musical?

In 1950, she became the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Bloody Mary in South Pacific starring Ezio Pinza and Mary Martin.

Who started in South Pacific?

Inception. In the early 1940s, composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, each a longtime Broadway veteran, joined forces and began their collaboration by writing two musicals that became massive hits, Oklahoma!

Why did Jack Soo leave Barney Miller?

He was transferred to UCLA six weeks ago, in hopes that a new treatment, a type of immuno therapy, might help. During the hospitalization, his absence on the television show was explained by an appendicitis attack as “Sergeant Yemana” was rushed to a New York hospital. “It must have been my coffee,” Mr.