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Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

American singer, activist, and actor
One-time King of Calypso and major civil-rights activist whose career took countless twists and turns over seven decades.
BornMarch 1, 1927
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$30 million
Height6'0" (1.82m)
SpousePamela Frank, Julie Robinson Belafonte, Marguerite Byrd
PartnerEllen Holly
ChildrenShari Belafonte, Gina Belafonte
ParentsHarold George Bellanfanti, Sr., Melvine Bellanfanti
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Top Stories

Mel B's ex files $5 million defamation lawsuit

  • Mel B's ex-husband Stephen Belafonte has filed a $5 million (£4 million) defamation lawsuit against the singer. He lodged the claim in a Florida court on the Spice Girl's birthday, Wednesday 29 May. According to court documents obtained by Us Weekly, Belafonte is accusing his former spouse of creating a "deliberate and wide-ranging campaign to cause him severe emotional distress and destroy his reputation" in the years since their 2017 split. Mel B, full name Melanie Brown, filed for divorce fro

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Mel B's ex-husband is suing her for defamation

Mel B's ex-husband, Stephen Belafonte, is suing her for defamation and seeking $5 million in compensation.
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Albums

Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall
Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall
1960
Swing Dat Hammer
Swing Dat Hammer
1960
My Lord What a Mornin'
My Lord What a Mornin'
1960
Legends: Day O
Legends: Day O
2012
Calypso-Mento-Folk 1954-1957
Calypso-Mento-Folk 1954-1957
2009
Flashback
Flashback
2009
Day-O
Day-O
2003
3 Originals
3 Originals
2001
Simply the Best
Simply the Best
1993
Island in the Sun
Island in the Sun
1991
Island in the Sun [Pair]
Island in the Sun [Pair]
1990
Day-O & Other Hits
Day-O & Other Hits
1990
All-Time Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
All-Time Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
1988
Paradise in Gazankulu
Paradise in Gazankulu
1988
Legendary Performer
Legendary Performer
1978
All Time Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
All Time Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
1978
Pure Gold
Pure Gold
1975
Belafonte Concert in Japan
Belafonte Concert in Japan
1974
Warm Touch
Warm Touch
1971
Evening with Belafonte/Mouskouri
Evening with Belafonte/Mouskouri
1966
An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
1965

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2019Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBlacKkKlansmanNominated
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBobby (2006 film)Nominated
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