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Actor Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

  • Birth name:

    Edward Kennedy Ellington

  • Date of Birth:

    24 May 1899 Washington, District of Columbia, USA

  • Height:

    6' 1" (1.85 m)

Biography:

Composer ("It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Solitude", "In a Mellotone", "Satin Doll"), pianist and conductor, holder of an honorary music degree from Wilberforce University and an LHD from Milton College, Duke Ellington led his own orchestra by 1918, and came to New York in 1923, appearing at the Cotton Club between 1927 and 1932. Making his first European tour in 1933, he follow... more

Filmography

Aсtor (2)

Movie

Year

Movie Cabin in the Sky Cabin in the Sky

as Himself

1943
Movie Murder at the Vanities Murder at the Vanities

as Himself (as Duke Ellington's Orchestra)

1934