Gina Breedlove

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Gina Breedlove
BornNew York City, New York
OccupationStage actress

Gina Louise Breedlove is an American singer, songwriter[1] and stage actress.


In 1997, she originated the role of Sarabi in the Broadway production of The Lion King.[2] She has appeared in the 1987 Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies.[3] Breedlove sang in 1995 with Harry Belafonte in Costa Mesa, where their duets on "Skin to Skin" and "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" were praised by the Los Angeles Times.[4] In 1996, she was part of the cast of Sheila's Day.[5] She also contributed a song to the soundtrack of the 1997 Shaquille O'Neal film Steel.


  1. ^ Gilbert, Andrew (5 January 2015). "Feminist Icon Cris Willaimson Celebrates Anniversary of Landmark Album". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  2. ^ Boyd, Herb (21 February 2014). "Black History: 'Amazing times' on Broadway as African-American Star Power Lights up Shows on the Great White Way". New York Daily News. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  3. ^ Klein, Alvin (27 December 1987). "'Sophisticated Ladies' Settles In at Crossroads". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  4. ^ Washburn, Jim (16 February 1995). "Belafonte Applies New Rhythms to Old Favorites". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  5. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence (8 January 1996). "Fighting in Soweto and in 50's Alabama". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 July 2015.

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