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26 December 1947
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, violinist, dancer, choreographer|
|Known for||First African–American Bond Girl, Diamonds Are Forever (1971)|
Trina Parks (born Trina Frazier; December 26, 1947) is an American actress, vocalist, choreographer, principal dancer and dance instructor. Parks is best known for portraying Thumper in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. Parks is noted for being the first African–American woman to serve as a love interest to James Bond (known as a Bond Girl).
|1970||Beyond the Valley of the Dolls|
|1970||The Great White Hope|
|1971||Diamonds Are Forever||Thumper|
|1980||The Blues Brothers,|
|2012||Immortal Kiss: Queen of the Night|
- Night Gallery, episode "The Phantom Farmhouse"
- McCoy - NBC Movie of the Week
- Dick Shawn Special - Featured singer/dancer - CBS
- The Hollywood Palace (2 shows) - Featured singer/dancer - NBC
- French composer Michel Legrand Special - Featured dancer - Paris TV
- Dionne Warwick Special - Featured dancer - CBS
- Telly Savalas Special - Featured dancer - CBS
- Parks also appeared in television specials with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr.
- The Selling of the President
- Her First Roman
- The Emperor Jones - Principal - NY & European Tour, with James Earl Jones
- The Great White Hope with James Earl Jones
- Bittersweet - Principal - Long Beach C.L. Opera, with Shirley Jones
- More Than You Deserve - Principal - NY Shakespeare Festival, with Fred Gwynne
- They're Playing Our Song - Principal - Grand Dinner Theatre, with Joanne Worley
- House of Flowers '92 - Principal - East Coast Tour, with Pattie LaBelle
- In Dahomey - New Federal Theatre at the Harry De Jur Playhouse, New York
- Sophisticated Ladies - Starring - US Tour
- National Tai Pai Theatre - Guest Soloist - European Concert
- Changes - Principal - Theatre de Lys
- Ovid's Metamorphoses - Principal - Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles
- Catch a Rising Star
- Bread, Beans and Things - Co-Star - Aquarius Theatre, Los Angeles
- Black Ballet Jazz - Guest Artist - European Tour
- Black Diamonds - Guest Artist - John Houston Theatre
- I Don't Want to Cry No More
- Deux Anges Sont Venus - Guest Artist - Théâtre de Paris
- Sights and Sounds at Carnegie Hall
- Eleo Pomare Dance Company - Guest Artist
- Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. - New York
- Trina's Tribute to Duke Ellington - One Person Show
- The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies - 6 years
- Variety - Halle Berry, Naomie Harris Talk Groundbreaking Roles at Black Women of James Bond Tribute
- "Kicking Bond Where It Hurts", mi6-hq, December 20, 2011, retrieved 2016-01-18.
- :The Blues Brothers: Uncredited dancer in the church wearing a pink dress and hat.
- "Celebrate 26th Annual Black History Month with Host of Fun and Educational Events in February!". US Fed News Service, Including US State News. Palm Springs, CA: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. February 7, 2013. Retrieved March 29, 2013 from HighBeam Research. Check date values in: