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 Avon Long

Avon Long

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 15 Feb 1984 (aged 73)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 14751210 · View Source
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Actor, Dancer. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he performed in numerous Broadway shows during the 1930s and early 1940s, including "Black Rhythm", "Porgy and Bess", and "Mrs. Patterson". He also appeared in such films as "Centennial Summer", "Romance on the High Seas", "Harry and Tonto", and "Trading Spaces", and played the character Chicken George Moore in the 1979 TV mini-series "Roots: The Next Generation". In 1973, Long recieved a Tony Award nomination for his role as Brother Dave in "Don't Play Us Cheap".

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  • Originally Created by: Brown Girl 33
  • Added: 27 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14751210
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Avon Long (18 Jun 1910–15 Feb 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14751210, citing Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .