|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||1 June 1939||Chickasha, Oklahoma, USA|
|Known As:||Bart||"Blazing Saddles" (1974)|
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|Trivia:||Cleavon Little has a Star on the Walk of Fame - Motion Picture|
(7080 Hollywood Blvd.).
|(1975) Nominated for BAFTA Film Award - Best Newcomer for "Blazing Saddles".|
|Cleavon won the lead role of Sheriff Bart in "Blazing Saddles" over Richard Pryor,|
who co-wrote the script intending to play the role himself. Studio execs were
apparently nervous over Pryor's reputation as a racy comedian and thought
Cleavon would be a safer choice.
|(1989) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for:|
"Dear John" (For playing "Tony Larkin" in the episode "Stand By Your Man").
|On TV:||TVGuide.com||Click here for TV listings.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Cleavon Little Filmography.|
|Departed:||22 October 1992||Sherman Oaks, California, USA|
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