Paula Kelly

Paula Kelly

  • Born on
    • October 21st, 1943
  • Died on
    • February 9th, 2020
Paula Alma Kelly was an American actress, singer, dancer and choreographer in films, television and theatre. Kelly's career began during the mid–1960s in theatre, making her Broadway debut as Mrs. Veloz in the 1964 musical Something More!, alongside Barbara Cook. Kelly's other Broadway credits include The Dozens (1969), Paul Sills' Story Theatre (1971), Ovid's Metamorphoses (1971), and Sophisticated Ladies (1981), based on the music of Duke Ellington, appearing with Gregory Hines and Phyllis Hyman.

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Acting (14 Credits)

1996Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story as Mrs. Devers
1995Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored as Ma Pearl
1989The Women of Brewster Place as Theresa
1987Uncle Tom's Cabin
1986Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling as Satin Doll
1985That's Dancing!
1983Chiefs as Liz Watts
1976Drum as Rachel
1974Uptown Saturday Night as Leggy Peggy
1973The Spook Who Sat by the Door as Dahomey Queen
1973Soylent Green as Martha Phillips
1972Trouble Man as Cleo
1971The Andromeda Strain as Karen Anson
1969Sweet Charity as Helene

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