Herb Jeffries

Actor Herb Jeffries
  • Birth name:

    Umberto Alejandro Ballentino

  • Date of Birth:

    24 September 1913 Detroit, Michigan, USA

  • Height:

    6' 2" (1.88 m)

Biography:

This velvet-toned jazz baritone and sometime actor was (and perhaps still is) virtually unknown to white audiences. Yet, back in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Herb Jeffries was very big...in black-cast films. Today he is respected and remembered as a pioneer who broke down rusted-shut racial doors in Hollywood and ultimately displayed a positive image as a black actor on celluloid.The Detroit native was born Herbert Jeffrey on September 24, 1911 (some sources list 1914). His white Irish mothe... more

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  • The Collection

    Season 1 Episode 1 10 February 2017

    The Deal

  • Legion

    Season 1 Episode 1 08 February 2017

    Chapter 1

  • A.P.B.

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 February 2017

    Hard Reset

  • Ride

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 February 2017

    Arrival

  • 24: Legacy

    Season 1 Episode 1 05 February 2017

    12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

  • Santa Clarita Diet

    Season 1 Episode 1 03 February 2017

    So Then a Bat or A Monkey

  • Powerless

    Season 1 Episode 1 02 February 2017

    Wayne or Lose

  • Madiba

    Season 1 Episode 1 01 February 2017

    Troublemaker

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