Gregory Hines (I) (1946–2003)


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Gregory Hines was born on February 14, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Gregory Oliver Hines. He was an actor, known for History of the World: Part I (1981), Running Scared (1986) and Waiting to Exhale (1995). He was married to Pamela Koslow and Patricia Panella. He died on August 9, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Running Scared Ray Hughes
(1986)
Waiting to Exhale Marvin King
(1995)
Will & Grace Ben Doucette
(1999-2000)

Filmography

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 1999-2004 Little Bill (TV Series)
Big Bill / Big Bill Glover
- Summertime in the Wintertime/Snowracers (2004) ... Big Bill (voice)
- Same Moon, Same Sun, Same Star/All Together Now (2003) ... Big Bill Glover (voice)
- Wabbit Worries/Wabbit Babies (2002) ... Big Bill (voice)
- Number One on Honeywood Street/Baseball Glovers (2002) ... Big Bill (voice)
- Monty Joins the Class/Dad Goes to School (2002) ... Big Bill (voice)
 2003/I The Root
 2003 Lost at Home (TV Series)
Jordan King
- Best Friends (2003) ... Jordan King
- The Story of Us (2003) ... Jordan King
- Our Town (2003) ... Jordan King
- Good Will Hunting (2003) ... Jordan King
- One Bracelet Don't Feed the Beast (2003) ... Jordan King
 2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Carl Halpert
- Suicide Box (2003) ... Carl Halpert
 2002 The Red Sneakers (TV Movie)
Zeke
 2001 Little Bill: Me and My Family (Video)
Big Bill
 2001 Santa, Baby! (TV Movie)
Noel (voice)
 2001 Little Bill: Big Little Bill (Video short)
Big Bill Glover (voice)
 2001 Bojangles (TV Movie)
Bojangles
 1999-2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Ben Doucette
- Grace 0, Jack 2000 (2000) ... Ben Doucette
- Husbands and Trophy Wives (2000) ... Ben Doucette
- Ben? Her?: Part 2 (2000) ... Ben Doucette
- Ben? Her?: Part 1 (2000) ... Ben Doucette
- There But for the Grace of Grace (2000) ... Ben Doucette
 2000 Once in the Life
Ruffhouse
 2000 Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (TV Movie)
Ron Larson
 2000 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Robert (segment "Fantasies About Rebecca")
 1999 Blue's Big Treasure Hunt (Video short)
Jack (voice)
 1997-1999 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series)
Ben Stevenson
- I'll See You All in Health (1999) ... Ben Stevenson
- Sister-in-Law, Sister-in-Law (1999) ... Ben Stevenson
- Get Smarter (1999) ... Ben Stevenson
- Mug the One You're With (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
- Wahunthra (1998) ... Ben Stevenson
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
the Czar
- The Golden Rooster (1998) ... the Czar (voice)
 1998 The Tic Code
Tyrone Pike
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie)
Reverend Walton
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Jack (segment "Manhattan Miracle")
 1996 The Cherokee Kid (TV Movie)
The Undertaker / Jedediah Turner
 1996 The Preacher's Wife
Joe Hamilton
 1996 Mad Dog Time
Jules Flamingo
 1996 Good Luck
Bernard 'Bern' Lemley
 1995 Waiting to Exhale
Marvin King
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
The Beast / Prince Koro
- Beauty and the Beast (1995) ... The Beast / Prince Koro (voice)
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie)
Barnes
 1994 Kangaroo Court (Short)
 1994 Dead Air (TV Movie)
Mark Jannek / Jim Sheppard
 1994 Renaissance Man
Sergeant Cass
 1992-1993 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Gregory the Great
- Episode #23.74 (1992) ... Gregory the Great
 1992 T Bone N Weasel (TV Movie)
T Bone
 1991 White Lie (TV Movie)
Len Madison Jr.
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Goldy
 1991 Eve of Destruction
Colonel Jim McQuade
 1989 Tap
Max
 1988/I Off Limits
Albaby Perkins
 1986 Michael McDonald: Sweet Freedom (Video short)
Gregory Hines
 1986 Running Scared
Ray Hughes
 1985 White Nights
Raymond Greenwood
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Falsworth
- The Amazing Falsworth (1985) ... Falsworth
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Edgar - Miller's Son
- Puss in Boots (1985) ... Edgar - Miller's Son
 1984 The Cotton Club
Sandman Williams
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Roller Skater
 1983 Deal of the Century
Ray Kasternak
 1981 Eubie! (TV Movie)
 1981 Wolfen
Whittington
 1967 Away We Go (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #1.9 (1967) ... Guest Performer
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Discover credit card (1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hines - Hines and Dad | Hines Hines and Dad | Hines and Dad Hines

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Buried in the family plot of Carmela and Michael Truszyk in St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic cemetery in Oakville, Ontario, west of Toronto See more »

Trademark:

He was also an accomplished tap dancer & many of his films feature him dancing

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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