Avon Long

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Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Feb 15, 1984 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Feb 15, 1984 (73)

About

Stage actor whose Broadway credits include roles in Porgy and Bess, Don't Play Us Cheap, and Beggar's Holiday.

Before Fame

He started his acting career as a singer and dancer in New York's Cotton Club during the 1930's.

Trivia

In 1973, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Don't Play Us Cheap.

Family Life

He married Gretchen Cotton; the couple raised three children.

Associated With

He performed in Beggar's Holiday, a piece that featured music by Duke Ellington.