Happy Birthday: Leslie Uggams

leslieuggamsHappy Birthday actor Leslie Uggams

Born: May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA

Married to: Grahame Pratt (16 October 1965 – present) (2 children)

She is also a board member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, and TADA, a children’s musical theatre.

Among her most recent concerts are the Pittsburgh Symphony, Rhode Island Symphony, and The Memorial Day Concert on the Washington Mall, in front of 300,000 people, televised live by PBS.

Off stage, Leslie is a founding member of the BRAVO Chapter/City of Hope – a charitable organisation dedicated to the study, treatment, and eradication of all blood-related diseases.

Raised in the Washington Heights section of New York City.

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