Who Won the 1970
Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical

Cleavon Little

("Purlie")

1969 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner
1971  Winner

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1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Brodsky: No light at MTA tunnel's end for Cuomo — train's off track

Albany Times Union
Remember Cleavon Little's supreme act of dopiness in "Blazing Saddles," when he pointed a gun at his own head and threatened to pull the trigger? Cuomo similarly announced he owned the explosion of MTA service deterioration, the derailments, delays, ...

1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Double Exposure

The Digital Bits
Also including appearances by James Stacy, Cleavon Little, Pamela Hensely, Robert Tessier, and Sally Kirkland, Double Exposure is an effective thriller that feels a little more effortless than other films like it. Double Exposure is presented by ...

1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Blazing Saddles: Western comedy classic remains funny and relevant 40 years later

BeatRoute Magazine
It's quite apparent, however, that this is no Sergio Leone film when a group of African-American railroad workers, led by Bart (Cleavon Little), begin singing a Cole Porter tune rather than the slave song their white oppressors demanded (it hadn't even ...

1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Mel Brooks' BLAZING SADDLES Screens Midnights at The Tivoli This Weekend

We Are Movie Geeks
On the Looney Tunes point: Sheriff Bart (a very funny Cleavon Little) shows up in a period-inappropriate bellhop uniform, marches up to a rampaging lunkhead named Mongo, and says in a high-pitched Bugs Bunny-esque voice, “Telegram!” Mongo accepts ...

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