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Herb Jeffries
Birth: Sep. 24, 1913
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 25, 2014
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Singer, Actor. Jeffries made his first appearance in the movie "Harlem on the Prairie", as a singing cowboy. He was dubbed "The Bronze Buckaroo" and would go on to perform in three other westerns aimed at black audiences. He was an original member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and was the vocalist on the 1940 song "Flamingo". Jeffries received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004, on his 93rd birthday. He died of heart failure at the age of 100. (bio by: MillieBelle) 
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Originally Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: May 27, 2014
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Herb Jeffries
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Congratulations on reaching your 100th birthday!!!
- sharon duffin
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014

 Added: Aug. 20, 2014
The Virginian 1969 episode STOPOVER featured you. Watched it August 2, 2014 on INSP. Great performance! Rest In Peace.
- Otis and Shirley Spencer
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
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