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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.
|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 Patti 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: