Lady Sings The BluesMusical
Box Office: $9.6M
PRINCIPAL CASTDiana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, James Callahan, Paul Hampton, Sid Melton, Virginia Capers, Yvonne Fair, Scatman Crothers, Robert L. Gordy, Harry Caesar, Milton Selzer, Ned Glass, Pauline Myers, Isabel Sanford
DIRECTORSidney J. Furie
PRODUCERJay Weston, James S. White
The essence of Billie Holiday, one of America’s most loved and memorable blues singers, is captured brilliantly in a tour-de-force debut performance by singer Diana Ross. Filled with the greatest songs of the incomparable “Lady Day,” this stunning film biography received five Academy Award® nominations*, including Diana Ross for “Best Actress.” Starring opposite Ross are Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor.