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Cleavon Little
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Born:1 June 1939Chickasha, Oklahoma, USA
Known As:Bart"Blazing Saddles" (1974)
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Trivia: Cleavon Little has a Star on the Walk of Fame - Motion Picture
(7080 Hollywood Blvd.).
(1975) Nominated for BAFTA Film Award - Best Newcomer for "Blazing Saddles".
Cleavon won the lead role of Sheriff Bart in "Blazing Saddles" over Richard Pryor,
who co-wrote the script intending to play the role himself. Studio execs were
apparently nervous over Pryor's reputation as a racy comedian and thought
Cleavon would be a safer choice.
(1989) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for:
"Dear John" (For playing "Tony Larkin" in the episode "Stand By Your Man").
Six Degrees of
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On TV:TVGuide.comClick here for TV listings.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseCleavon Little Filmography.
Departed:22 October 1992Sherman Oaks, California, USA
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