Geoffrey Richard Holder (born August 1, 1930) is an Trinidadian movie, television, stage, radio, voie actor, choreographer, director, dancer, painter, costume designer, and singer. Holder is known for his deep soft voice. He was in The Wiz, Annie, Live and Let Die, Bear in the Big Blue House, Doctor Dolittle. He narrated Charlie in the Chocolate Factory. Holder won 2 Tony Awards in 1975 and a Drama Desk Award in 1975.
Holder was born on August 1, 1930 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago. He studied at Queens Royal College. He has been married to Carmen De Lavallade since 1955. Holder has a brother, Boscoe Holder.
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- Zita Allen. Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, Cited By PBS "Great Performances - Biography, Geoffrey Holder". http://www.pbs.org/wnet/freetodance/biographies/holder.html Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, Cited By PBS. Retrieved 26 Nov 2011.