Carmen de Lavallade
Carmen de Lavallade (born March 6, 1931) is an American actress, dancer and choreographer. She was born in Los Angeles, California. She was married to Geoffrey Holder from 1955 until his death in 2014.
She made her television debut in John Butler's ballet Flight, and in 1957 she appeared in the television production of Duke Ellington's A Drum Is a Woman. She appeared in several off-Broadway productions, including Othello and Death of a Salesman.
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- Camille Olivia Cosby; Renee Poussaint (January 27, 2004). A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak. Atria Books. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-7434-7892-2. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carmen De Lavallade.|
- Carmen de Lavallade's oral history video excerpts at The National Visionary Leadership Project; accessed October 7, 2014.
- Archive film of Carmen de Lavallade performing Portrait of Billie in 1992 at Jacob's Pillow; accessed January 17, 2015.
- Archival footage of Carmen de Lavallade discussing her involvement in the "Dances for an iPhone" project at Jacob's Pillow, July 23, 2011; accessed October 7, 2014.
- Elizabeth Blair, "At 83, Dancer Carmen De Lavallade Looks Back At A Life Spent Onstage", NPR, October 28, 2014.