Heather Headley

Heather Headley


10/5/1974, Trinidad, West Indies

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Heather Headley was born to pastors on October 5, 1974 in Trinidad and Tobago. To this day, she is very religious and thanks God for all of her successes and blessings. Her parents were very encouraging of her as a child and she competed in her first performing…more


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  • Trivia

    • Awards:

      1999 Tony Award (Best Actress in a Musical)
      2000 Sarah Siddons Award (For her work in Chicago theatre)
      2003 Soul Train Lady Of Soul Award (R&B/Soul Album of the Year - Solo
      2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Award (Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist - Solo)

    • Heather has a personal driver.

    • Heather often wears loose blouses and oversized hats.

    • Heather has appeared in the movies The Break Up Handbook and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. She also was in the Sesame Street video Elmo's Magic Cookbook.

    • Height: 5'8"

    • Discography:

      This Is Who I Am
      Diary of a Mad Black Woman (Original Movie Soundtrack)
      Breakin All The Rules (Original Movie Soundtrack)
      In My Mind
      The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (Original Movie Soundtrack)
      The Lion King (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
      Aida (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

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