Entertainment Quiz / HCHS/HCMS Famous Tap Dancers (Basic)

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Broadway debut at 10 yrs old/nominated for Tony at 15 for Black & Bluechoreographed Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk/known for pounding style called 'hitting'
Most highly paid black entertainer in 1st half of 20th century/danced with Shirley Temple/headliner in 1st African-American Broadway show (Blackbirds of 1928)
Real name Virginia McMath/made 73 films including Best Actress award for Kitty Foyle (1940)/best known for partnership with Fred Astaire
First dancer recorded doing the 'moonwalk'
Film star whose 1st partner was sister (Adele)/famous scene dancing on walls & ceiling/best known for partnership with Ginger Rogers
'Mr Show Business'/performed as part of the Rat Pack (w/Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin)/lost eye in car accident/converted to Judaism/noted for impersonations of celebrities
African-American tap expert/starred in Cotton Club (1984) & White Nights (1985 w/Baryshnikov)/teacher of Savion Glover
Consummate child performer/danced with Bojangles Robinson (The Little Colonel, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,...)/served as US Ambassador to Ghana & Czechoslovakia
Whites only Harlem nightclub open from 1923-35/featured black entertainers such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Bojangles Robinson, & the Nicholas Brothers
African-American dancer famed for dancing in a wooden sandbox/performed at Harlem's Apollo Theater
Large ballroom in Harlem from 1926-58/called Heartbeat of Harlem in Juke Box Love Song by Langston Hughes/had no discrimination policy/called Home of Happy Feet
American actor/dancer best known for film roles in An American in Paris, Anchors Away, & Singin' in the Rain
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