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Name: Cleavon Little  
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Date of Birth: 1st June 1939
Place of Birth: Chickasha, Oklahoma, USA
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Cleavon Little (June 1, 1939 - October 22, 1992) was an American actor, best known for his lead role in the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles.

He was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, grew up in California, and trained as actor in New York, at Juilliard and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

He starred in the stage musical Purlie in 1970, winning a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.

He has a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He died of colon cancer at the age of only 53.

External link

  • Cleavon Little at the Internet Movie Database

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