Leslie Uggams, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Leslie Uggams

Actress, singer

Date of Birth: 25-May-1943

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Profession: actor, singer, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Leslie Uggams

  • Leslie Marian Uggams (born May 25, 1943) is an American actress and singer.
  • Beginning her career as a child in the early 1950s, Uggams is recognized for portraying Kizzy Reynolds in the television miniseries Roots (1977), earning Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for her performance.
  • She had earlier been highly acclaimed for the Broadway musical Hallelujah, Baby!, winning a Theatre World Award in 1967 and the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1968.
  • Later in her career, Uggams received renewed notice with appearances alongside Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool (2016) and in a recurring role on Empire.

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