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Dancer and Actor Gregory Hines

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Dancer and Actor Gregory Hines

Dancer and Actor Gregory Hines

Dancer and Actor Gregory Hines

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Gregory Hines died Saturday at the age of 57. He won a Tony Award as best actor in 1992 for his portrayal of Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly's Last Jam. His film roles include Francis Ford Coppola's Cotton Club, White Nights in which he danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Tap. This interview first aired February 8, 1989.