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Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Birth: May 25, 1877
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1949
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Actor, Dancer. Best known for his famous "stair dance" and for his many co-starring roles and dancing duets with Shirley Temple in the 1930s, he was one of the highest-paid performers in vaudeville. He also held the world record for running backwards. (bio by: Joe Fodor) 
 
Burial:
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Redemption Section, Lot 1
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Bill Bojangles Robinson
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You made great progress as a performerat a time when it was so hard to do.Wonderful memories you have created.
- molly gilpin
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015
Stopping by once again to let you know you're not forgotten. What a talent! God bless.
- TC
 Added: Apr. 15, 2015
God bless you throughout Spring, the Season in which Life is eternally renewed. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
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