Gregory Hines

Actor / Ballet Dancer | * 02/14/1946 († 57, 08/09/2003) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Gregory Oliver Hines (February 14, 1946 – August 9, 2003) was an American dancer, actor, choreographer, and singer. He is one of the most celebrated Tap dancers of all time. As an actor, he is best known for Wolfen (1981), The Cotton Club (1984), White Nights (1985), Running Scared (1986), The Gregory Hines Show (1997–1998), playing Ben on Will & Grace (1999–2000), and for voicing Big Bill on the Nick Jr. animated children's television program Little Bill (1999–2004). Hines starred in more than 40 films and also appeared on Broadway. He received many accolades, including a Daytime Emmy Award, a Drama Desk Award, and a Tony Award, as well as nomination... ()
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Gregory Hines (1946–2003) was an American actor, singer, dancer and choreographer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Gregory Hines

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
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Movies with Gregory Hines as Actor(44)

as Self (archive footage)2023 Uncovering Wolfen
as Himself (Archival Footage)2019 Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back
as (archive footage)2018 American Tap
as Jelly Roll Morton (segment "Jelly's Last Jam")2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend
as Zeke2002 The Red Sneakers
as Noel (voice)2001 Santa, Baby!
as Bojangles2001 Bojangles
as Tyrone Pike2000 The Tic Code
as Robert (segment "Fantasies About Rebecca")2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
as Ruffhouse2000 Once in the Life
as Bernard 'Bern' Lemley1997 Good Luck
as Jack (segment "Manhattan Miracle")1997 Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground
as Reverend Walton1997 Color of Justice
as Jules Flamingo1996 Mad Dog Time
as The Undertaker / Jedediah Turner1996 The Cherokee Kid
as Joe Hamilton1996 The Preacher's Wife
as Marvin King1995 Waiting to Exhale
as Barnes1995 A Stranger in Town
as Sergeant Cass1994 Renaissance Man
as Mark Jannek / Jim Sheppard1994 Dead Air
as T Bone1992 T Bone N Weasel
as Goldy1991 A Rage in Harlem
as Colonel Jim McQuade1991 Eve of Destruction
as Len Madison Jr.1991 White Lie
as Max Washington1989 Tap
as Albaby Perkins1988 Off Limits
as Ray Hughes1986 Running Scared
as himself1985 About Tap
as Edgar - Miller's Son1985 Puss in Boots
as Raymond Greenwood1985 White Nights
as Rollerskater1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
as Delbert 'Sandman' Williams1984 The Cotton Club
as Ray Kasternak1983 Deal of the Century
as Whittington1981 Wolfen
as Self / Lionel Foot1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever
1980 Eubie!

TV Shows/Series with Gregory Hines as Actor(12)

as William "Big Bill" Glover (voice)1999 Little Bill
as Ben Doucette1998 Will & Grace
as Ben Stevenson1997 The Gregory Hines Show
as Various (voice)1994 Baseball
as Self (Archive footage)1991 Charlie Rose
as Defense Attorney Carl Halpert1990 Law & Order
as Falsworth1985 Amazing Stories
as himself1982 Wogan
as Edgar, Miller's son1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as himself1971 The Pearl Bailey Show
as himself1971 Great Performances
as himself1958 Kraft Music Hall

Movies with Gregory Hines as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2002 The Red Sneakers
Directing/Director1995 Bleeding Hearts

Full Name: Gregory Oliver Hines
Born: Thursday, 02/14 1946 (February) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 08/09 2003 (August) in Los Angeles (aged: 57)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Other names for Gregory Hines (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hines, Hines, and Dad"
Gregory Hines frequently works together with these people:
David Fonteno (8x, Actor)
Laurence Fishburne (7x, Actor)
Ken Burns (7x, Crew)
Adam LeFevre (7x, Actor)
Jim Moody (7x, Actor)
Socorro Santiago (7x, Actress)
Bruce MacVittie (7x, Actor)
John Cunningham (6x, Actor)
Tom Mardirosian (6x, Actor)
Michael Wadleigh (6x, Crew)
Jerry Grayson (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7305, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023