Norman Beaton

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Birthday
31, 1934
Birthplace
Guyana
Death Date
Dec 13, 1994 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1934
Birthplace
Guyana
Death Date
Dec 13, 1994 (60)

About

One of Britain's greatest black actors who performed to great acclaim on the West End and had a title role in Channel Four's Desmond's.

Before Fame

He was a popular calypso singer early in his youth, scoring a No. 1 hit in Trinidad and Tobago with Come Back Melvina, in 1959.

Trivia

He started out in his theatre career creating and acting in his own plays, like Sit Down, Banna, which ran at at the Connaught Theatre.

Family Life

He was married three times, and had five children.

Associated With

He also had a guest appearance in the Bill Cosby Show, in tribute to his groundbreaking work for England's blacks.