Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Memphis, TN

About

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer and the recipient of a Tony Award for her role as Glinda the Good Witch in The Wiz.

Before Fame

She sang in clubs as a member of a rock 'n' roll and blues trio in Michigan before marrying trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater.

Trivia

She has worked as a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Family Life

Her father was a jazz trumpeter and teacher named Matthew Garrett.

Associated With

She was nominated for a Lawrence Olivier Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in a stage production about the late singer.