African American actress who sang Stormy Weather and appeared in The Men in My Life in 1988.
She performed in the chorus line of the Cotton Club after dropping out of high school.
At age sixteen she joined the Cotton Club, and at one point in time she was blacklisted for her leftist political views.
She married Louis Jordan Jones in 1937, and the couple had two children.
Louis Armstrong was one of her costars in the film, Cabin in the Sky.
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