Trina Parks

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Trina Parks
Born Trina Frazier
(1947-12-26) 26 December 1947 (age 69)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actress, violinist, dancer, choreographer
Known for First African–American Bond Girl, Diamonds Are Forever (1971)[1]
Website trinaparkstribute.com

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.[2] Parks is noted for being the first African–American woman to serve as a love interest to James Bond (known as a Bond Girl).

Movies[edit]

Year Film Roles Notes
1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
1970 The Great White Hope
1971 Diamonds Are Forever Thumper
1975 Darktown Strutters Syreena
1976 The Muthers Marcie
1980 The Blues Brothers,[3]
2012 Immortal Kiss: Queen of the Night

Television[edit]

Theater[edit]

Choreography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Variety - Halle Berry, Naomie Harris Talk Groundbreaking Roles at Black Women of James Bond Tribute
  2. ^ "Kicking Bond Where It Hurts", mi6-hq, December 20, 2011, retrieved 2016-01-18. 
  3. ^ :The Blues Brothers: Uncredited dancer in the church wearing a pink dress and hat.
  4. ^ "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: |access-date= (help)

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