Heather Headley Biography (1975?-)

Born c. 1975, in Trinidad; immigrated to the United States, c. 1990; daughterof Eric (a minister) and Hannah (a minister) Headley. Addresses: Agent: Paradigm Talent Agency, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2500, Los Angeles,CA 90067.

Nationality
Trinidadian
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer, songwriter
Birth Details
1975?
Trinidad

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Sarah, Ragtime, Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, Chicago, IL, then Toronto, Ontario, Canada, both 1996
  • Nala, The Lion King (musical), New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Title role, Elaborate Lives: The Legend of Aida (musical), Alliance Theatre Company, Atlanta, GA, 1998, produced as Aida, Chicago, IL, 1998, then Palace Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Tilda Mullen, "Do Re Mi" (concert), Encores!, City Center Theatre,New York City, 1999
  • Lorrell Robinson, Dreamgirls (benefit concert), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2001
  • Also appeared in The World Goes Round, Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre.
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, PBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Appeared on episodes of Good Morning America, The Late Show with David Letterman, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, The Today Show, and The View.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Ragtime (Toronto cast recording), RCA, 1996
  • The Lion King (original Broadway cast recording), Disney Records,1997
  • The Lion King II--Simba's Pride (soundtrack recording), Disney Records, 1998
  • (With Kenny Lattimore) From the Soul of a Man, 1998
  • Do Re Mi (New York cast recording), DRG, 1999
  • (With Elton John and others) Aida, Rocket Records, 1999
  • Aida (original Broadway cast recording), Disney Records, 2000
  • My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, Hybrid/Sire, 2001
  • Disney on Broadway, Disney Records, 2002
  • Dreamgirls in Concert: The First Complete Recording, Nonesuch, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Essence, January, 2002, p. 45
    • Newsweek, April 3, 2000, p. 76
    Electronic
    • Heather Headley, http://www.heatherheadley.com, April 22, 2002

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