Leslie Uggams is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Kizzy Reynolds in the television miniseries Roots, for which she received a Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations. She also hosted her own CBS variety show. She can also be recognized for being in the musical Hallelujah, Baby!. Born on May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA, to Juanita and Harold Uggams, Leslie Marian Uggams grew up in the Washington Heights section of New York City. She attended Juilliard School of Music until 1963. Since October 16, 1965, she has been married to Grahame Pratt, they have two children.
Leslie Uggams Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 25 May 1943
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Leslie Marian Uggams
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African-American
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Leslie Uggams Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 119 lbs (Approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 54 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Leslie Uggams Family Details:
Father: Harold Uggams (Elevator operator and maintenance man)
Mother: Juanita Uggams (Cotton Club chorus girl/dancer)
Spouse/Husband: Grahame Pratt (m. 1965)
Children: Danielle Chambers (Daughter), Justice Pratt (Son)
Leslie Uggams Education:
Professional Children’s School, Manhattan, NY (1961)
Juilliard School of Music (until 1963)
Leslie Uggams Facts:
*She began her career as a child in the early 1950s.
*She worked with Mitch Miller in Sing Along with Mitch.
*She met her future husband while she was performing in Sydney.
*Visit her official website: www.leslieuggams.com
*Follow her on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.