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List of Leslie Uggams Movies

Team Anfotimes 23 Jan 2024 12:03 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actress Leslie Uggams.

Leslie Marian Uggams, born on May 25, 1943, in Harlem, is an esteemed American actress and singer whose career has spanned over several decades. From her early days as a child performer to her recent roles in blockbuster films, Uggams has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Uggams' journey began in the early 1950s when she made her debut on Jack Barry's NBC show "Stars And Stardust" at the tender age of six. Her talents were quickly recognized, and she became a regular on "Sing Along with Mitch" and "The Lawrence Welk Show." Uggams' early success in the industry paved the way for a prolific career that showcased her versatility. In 1967, Uggams garnered acclaim for her performance in the Broadway musical "Hallelujah, Baby!" This not only earned her a Theatre World Award in 1967 but also the prestigious Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1968. Her success on Broadway established her as a force to be reckoned with in the world of theater.

The 1970s marked a significant chapter in Uggams' career when she portrayed Kizzy Reynolds in the groundbreaking television miniseries "Roots" (1977). Her compelling performance earned her Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations, solidifying her status as a formidable actress in the industry. Throughout her career, Uggams seamlessly transitioned between television, film, and stage. She made guest appearances on popular shows like "Family Guy," "Hollywood Squares," and "Magnum, P.I." Her film credits include notable roles in "Skyjacked" (1972), "Black Girl" (1972), and "Deadpool" (2016), where she portrayed Blind Al alongside Ryan Reynolds.

Uggams' contributions to the stage extended beyond her early successes. In addition to her Tony Award-winning role in "Hallelujah, Baby!," she appeared in various Broadway productions, showcasing her acting and singing prowess. Her stage presence and ability to captivate audiences remained evident in productions like "Blues in the Night" (1982) and "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (2003–2004).On a personal note, Uggams has been a trailblazer in her own right. Her marriage to Grahame Pratt in 1965, at a time when interracial marriages were rare, made headlines. Uggams and Pratt have been married for decades, and their union has been a testament to love transcending societal norms.

Leslie Uggams' enduring career, marked by accolades, groundbreaking performances, and personal milestones, reflects her resilience, talent, and contributions to the world of entertainment. As she continues to captivate audiences with her performances, Leslie Uggams remains a celebrated figure in American culture.


Leslie Uggams All Movies List

Year Title Role
1962 Two Weeks in Another Town Chanteuse
1972 Skyjacked Lovejoy Wells
Black Girl Netta
1975 Poor Pretty Eddie Elizabeth 'Liz' Wetherly
1993 Sugar Hill Doris Holly
2009 Toe to Toe Grandma
2014 Just the Three of Us Regina
2016 Deadpool  
2018 Deadpool 2  
2021 The Ravine Joanna
2022 Nanny Kathleen
Dotty & Soul Dotty
2023 American Fiction Agnes
2024 Deadpool 3  


Year Title Role
1966 Hullabaloo Herself
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Natasha Brimstone
1967 I Spy Tonia
1969 The Leslie Uggams Show Herself
1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land Saloon Singer
1972 The Mod Squad Dina Lane
1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. Laurie Williams
1977 Roots Kizzy Reynolds
1979 Backstairs at the White House Lillian Rogers Parks
1981 Sizzle Vonda
1982–1984 Fantasy Host
1984 Magnum, P.I. Alexis Carter
1987 Hotel Amanda Price
1981–1987 The Love Boat Callie Reason, Leslie Uggams, Marion Blake
1991 The Cosby Show Kris Temple
1993 A Different World Dr. Eileen Redding
1995 Under One Roof Geneva
1996 All My Children Rose Keefer
2011 Memphis Beat Estelle
2011 The Good Wife Suzanne Packer
2015 Nurse Jackie Vivian
2016–2020 Empire Leah Walker
2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Sadie
2021 The Bite Dr. Hester Boutella
2021 Family Guy Herself
2019–2022 New Amsterdam Mama Reynolds
2023 Extrapolations Isabel Zucker
2023 My Dad the Bounty Hunter Grandma
2024 Fallout  


Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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