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Bill Henderson

Actor-singer

Born - 19 March 1926, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died - 3 April 2016

Bulky, balding Afro-American performer, a distinguished jazz vocalist with, among others, Quincy Jones, Count Basie and Oscar Peterson, noted for his soft, deliberate singing. In his mid forties he decided to add acting to his talents, and became a successful character player in films: Cool Breeze (1972), Get Christie Love! (1974), Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975), Silver Streak (1976), Fire Sale (1977), Inside Moves (1980), Continental Divide (1981), Get Crazy (1983), Fear City (1984), Fletch (1985), Murphy's Law (1986), Cousins (1989), City Slickers (1991), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Maverick (1994), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Kiss of a Stranger (1999) and Lies & Alibis (2006), his last. He died from natural causes.