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Herb Jeffries
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    (September 24, 1913-May 25, 2014)
    Born in Detroit, Michigan
    Starred in 'Harlem on the Prairie' and 'Calypso Joe'
    Nicknamed the 'Bronze Buckaroo'
    His first singing gig was at an Al Capone-owned nightspot.
    He wed 5 times, including one marriage to stripper Tempest Storm.
    His fifth wife was nearly 50 years his junior.
    Hooker Ronnie Quillan smacked him in the face with a pocket mirror.
    His movies were relegated to all-black theaters due to racial segregation.
    He refused to act in 'white' films because he would've been forced into servile roles.
    He recorded a country album at 81.
    He was a 2004 inductee into the Western Performers Hall of Fame.
    He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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