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Cleavon Little
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Actor
    (June 1, 1939-October 22, 1992)
    Acted in 'What's So Bad About Feeling Good?,' 'John and Mary,' 'Money to Burn,' 'Blazing Saddles,' 'FM,' 'The Color of Friendship,' 'High Risk,' 'Toy Soldiers,' 'The Gig,' 'Fletch Lives' and 'Goin' to Chicago'
    What kind of a name is Cleavon?
    He was divorced.
    He gave into Hollywood and would take stereotypical black roles.
    He appeared in many off-Broadway plays.
    He won a Tony award for his role in the play Purlie.
    He beat out Richard Pryor for the role of Sheriff Bart in Blazing Saddles.
    He was a talented Shakespearean actor who was forced to work in comedies because there weren't many job opportunities for serious black actors.
    He was plagued by ulcers and stomach disorders for much of his life and eventually died of colon cancer.
    His line in Blazing Saddles, 'Where the white women at?' is often used on the Howard Stern Show by Fred Norris.

Credit: His Name is Robert


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