Fayard Nicholas

Birthday: Oct 20, 1914
Birthplace: Not Available
Actor and acrobatic dancer Fayard Nicholas and his brother Harold were among the most popular novelty nightclub acts of the '30s and '40s. The Nicholas brothers were born to a family of performers. They were an energetic duo, known for injecting spectacular back flips, high jumps and splits into their routines. They developed their unique dance style themselves and got their start in African American nightclubs. Later they became a staple at New York's prestigious Cotton Club where they performed for many years. The Nicholas Brothers also appeared in a few Broadway musicals, and during the '60s appeared on television. Fayard Nicholas appeared alone in a few films.

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No Score Yet Hard Four Ulysses 2010
83% Broadway: The Golden Age Actor 2004
41% Night at the Golden Eagle Mr. Maynard 2002
No Score Yet Harold Arlen: Somewhere over the Rainbow Actor 1999
No Score Yet Century of Black Cinema Actor 1997
No Score Yet Tapdancin' Actor 1981
No Score Yet The Liberation of L.B. Jones Benny 1970
71% The Pirate Actor 1948
No Score Yet Orchestra Wives Himself 1942
No Score Yet The Great American Broadcast Actor 1941
No Score Yet Tin Pan Alley Dance Specialty 1940
No Score Yet Down Argentine Way Specialty 1940
No Score Yet The Big Broadcast of 1936 Dash 1935


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