All Eyes On Who Black History Month With Gregory Oliver Hines

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In honor of Black History Month AllEyesOnWho and Magazine celebrates the memory by honoring some of the pioneers through out the month of February.

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Gregory Oliver Hines (, 1946 – August 9, 2003) was an , singer, dancer and . He began dancing as a child and went on to launch a successful Broadway, television and .  His notable movies include The and White Nights.  He began tapping when he was around three years old, and began dancing semi-professionally at the age of five.  Since then, he and his older brother Maurice performed together, studying with choreographer Henry LeTang.  The two brothers were known as “The Hines Kids”, making , and later as “The Hines Brothers”. When their father joined, , Sr., the name changed again in 1963 to “Hines, Hines, and Dad”.

was a . Actor, comedian, musician, action hero, and mentor, his achievements are numerous and he made a great contribution to the arts.
Hines died of liver cancer at 57, on August 9, 2003, en route to hospital from his home in Los Angeles.

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