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Jennifer Holliday
photo credit: CoconutKevy
Age 56
Birthday 19 October, 1960
Birthplace Riverside, TX
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
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Jennifer Yvette Holliday (born October 19, 1960) is an American singer and Tony Award-winning actress. She started her career on Broadway in musicals such as Dreamgirls (1981-85), and later became a successful recording artist. She is best known for her debut single, the Dreamgirls showstopper and rhythm and blues/pop hit, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", which won her a Grammy-Award for Best Female Performance, Rhythm & Blues in 1983.

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2011 Happily Divorced Jennifer Holliday
2010 Change in the Wind Hattie McDaniel
2009 Musical Theatre of Hope Singer
2001 The Rising Place Sadie
1997 Ally McBeal Lisa Knowles
1995 Hang Time Charlotte Hayes
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Dream Diva
1994 Touched by an Angel Norma
1977 The Love Boat Dr. Charlene Thomas
2001 The Rising Place -
1980 Below the Belt -


156 Songs »
1 And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going 1996
2 And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going 1982
3 And I Am Telling You
4 I Am Changing 1982
5 Givin' Up 1998
6 And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going - Original Broadway Cast/1982
7 You're Gonna Love Me
8 Just Let Me Wait 2009
9 Love Stories 1991
10 No Frills Love 1985
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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