Kenneth Spencer

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Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Feb 25, 1964 (50)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Feb 25, 1964 (50)

About

Actor and opera singer who starred in the Broadway musical Show Boat, and the musical films Bataan and Cabin in the Sky.

Before Fame

He attended the Eastman School of Music after earning a scholarship, and later became a concert performer at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California.

Trivia

He moved to Germany in 1950, where he had a successful career as a concert and opera singer, after becoming frustrated by racial tensions and prejudice in the U.S.

Family Life

He is the son of a steel worker, and was born in Los Angeles, California. He died in the airplane crash of Eastern Air Lines Flight 304.

Associated With

He appeared with Ethel Waters in the film Cabin in the Sky.