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Won a 2000 Tony Award for Best Performance By a Leading Actress in a Musical for her role in "Aida". Released her debut album in 2002, "This is who I am". Moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana at age 15. As a student in university, she performed at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, in "Dreamgirls" and "The World Goes Round". Is of Trinidadian descent. See full bio »

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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights Rosa Negra Singer
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  Sweet Magnolias (TV Series) (filming)
 2020/I Respect (filming)
Clara Ward
 2018-2019 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Gwen Garrett
- It's All in the Family (2019) ... Gwen Garrett
- More Harm Than Good (2019) ... Gwen Garrett
- Never Let You Go (2019) ... Gwen Garrett
- Tell Me the Truth (2019) ... Gwen Garrett
- Can't Unring That Bell (2019) ... Gwen Garrett
 2019 The Lion Guard (TV Series short)
- Journey of Memories (2019) ... Fikiri (voice)
 2017-2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Dr. Jamison
- #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Dr. Jamison
- #LuvStings (2019) ... Dr. Jamison
- #ChangeGonCome (GENTRIFICATION) (2017) ... Dr. Jamison
- #HeGotItAllMixedUp (DYSLEXIA) (2017) ... Dr. Jamison
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Rosa Negra Singer
 2001 Elmo's Magic Cookbook (Video)
Pocket Queen
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(3/2000) Stage: Appeared (as "Aida") in "Aida" on Broadway. NOTE: Won the Tony Award for Best Actress (Musical). See more »

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Heather Headley


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Mother, with husband Brian Musso, of two sons, John David Musso (b. December 1, 2009) and Jordan Chase Musso (b. August 18, 2014), and one daughter (b. April 2019). See more »

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