Earl Tucker

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Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
May 14, 1937 (30)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
May 14, 1937 (30)

About

Colloquially known as the human boa constrictor, he publicized the snakes hip dance through Harlem during the 1920s, and starred in short films.

Before Fame

He was put on people's radar by performing at various clubs throughout his teens, dancing and illustrating his flexibility. This got him noticed by promoters and club owners alike, who then invited him to perform on stage.

Trivia

He referred to his dance as the 'snakes hip' dance, and the name became what many referred to as his calling card.

Family Life

He was born-and-raised in Baltimore, MD.

Associated With

Unfortunately, like songstress Amy Winehouse, he died prematurely and far too young, when he was just 30 years old.