Jennifer Holliday

  • Jennifer Holliday
  • Jennifer Holliday
  • Jennifer Holliday
  • Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer-Yvette Holliday (born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas) is an American singer and Tony Award-winning actress. She started her career on Broadway in musicals such as Dreamgirls, and later became a successful recording artist. She is best known for her debut single, the Dreamgirls showstopper and Grammy Award-winning rhythm and blues/pop hit, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".

Jennifer Holliday
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Filmography

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Selected Jennifer Holliday film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2010
Change in the Wind
Hattie McDaniel

2009
Musical Theatre of Hope (TV Show)
Singer

2001
Sadie

1997
Ally McBeal (1997) (TV Show)
Lisa Knowles

1995
Hang Time (1995) (TV Show)
Charlotte Hayes

1995
Dream Diva

1994
Touched by an Angel (1994) (TV Show)
Norma

1977
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Show)
Dr. Charlene Thomas

Music Department Credits

2001
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1980
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Soundtrack Credits

2011
Happily Divorced (2011) (TV Show)
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2008
Pageant (2008)
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2008
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2005
So You Think You Can Dance (2005) (TV Show)
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2002
American Idol (2002) (TV Show)
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1998
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards (1998) (TV Movie)
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1997
Ally McBeal (1997) (TV Show)
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1995
Women of the House (1995) (TV Show)
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1991
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1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) (TV Show)
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1988
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1987
In the Mood (1987)
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1984
The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984) (TV Movie)
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1982
The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Show)
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1971
Great Performances (1971) (TV Show)
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Dating History

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List of Jennifer Holliday relationships, in date order.

Albums

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List of albums by Jennifer Holliday, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Jennifer Holliday.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going 1996 190,937
I Am Love 1996 643,392
And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going 333,345
At last -
I Am Changing 1996 530,367
Touch -
Love Dance -
The Look of Love -
Love Stories 1991 707,354
Nobody Does It Better -
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Jennifer Holliday songs.


First NameJennifer
Last NameHolliday
Full Name at BirthJennifer-Yvette Holliday
Age53
Date of BirthOctober 19, 1960
BirthplaceRiverside, TX
BuildLarge
Hair ColorBlack
Star SignLibra
SexualityStraight
ReligionChristian
EthnicityBlack
NationalityAmerican
Occupation CategorySinger
Music GenrePop/Rock
Music StyleSoul, Urban, Quiet Storm, R&B, Adult Contemporary R&B, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Musical Theater, Classical, Jazz, Vocal Jazz
Music MoodSlick, Soothing, Sophisticated, Stylish, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Passionate, Smooth, Plaintive, Earnest, Sensual, Wistful, Yearning, Urgent, Dramatic
InstrumentVocals
Favorite ColorsPink, Green, Red

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