Gogi GrantGogi Grant on the cover of her 2002 collection Her Very Best
Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, September 20, 1924) was an American popular singer.
She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before adopting the name "Gogi Grant" she had used the names "Audrey Brown" and "Audrey Grant." She was given the name "Gogi" by Dave Kapp, the head of Artists and Repertory at RCA Records, who liked to patronize a restaurant called "Gogi's LaRue."
In 1956 she was voted most popular female vocalist by Billboard magazine.
In 1957 she supplied the vocals for Ann Blyth in the movie portrayal of Helen Morgan's life.
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Four Brothers 2006 - in pre-production. XXX: State of the Union 2005 as Darius Stone. Are We There Yet? 2005 as Nick Persons. Barbershop 2: Back in Business 2004 as Calvin.
Torque 2004 as Trey. Friday After Next 2002 as Craig. Barbershop 2002 as Calvin Palmer. All About the Benjamins 2002 as Bucum.
Ghosts of Mars 2001 as James 'Desolation' Williams. Next Friday 2000 as Craig Jones. Thicker Than Water 1999 as Slink. Three Kings 1999 as SSgt. Chief Elgin.
I Got the Hook Up 1998 as Gun Runner. The Players Club 1998 as Reggie. Anaconda 1997 as Danny Rich. Dangerous Ground 1997 as Vusi Madlazi.
Friday 1995 as Craig Jones. Higher Learning 1995 as Fudge. The Glass Shield 1994 as Teddy Woods. Trespass 1992 as Savon.
Boyz N the Hood 1991 as "Doughboy" Darin. Greatest Hits - Ice Cube 2001 - Compilation. War & Peace - Volume 2 (The Peace Disc) 2000. War & Peace - Volume 1 (The War Disc) 1998.
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Death Certificate 1991. Kill At Will 1990 - EP. Amerikkka's Most Wanted 1990.