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'''Cleavon Little''' is an Tony-award winning African-American actor, who appeared in [[Episode 0270]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]'', as "Pete". He is best known for his role in the [[Mel Brooks|Mel Brooks']] film ''Blazing Saddles'' (for which he replaced [[Richard Pryor]], the co-writer of the film) and the 1970s sitcom ''Temperatures Rising''.
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'''Cleavon Little''' (1939-1992) was a Tony-award winning African-American actor who appeared in [[Episode 0270]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]'', as Pete. He is best known for his role in the [[Mel Brooks|Mel Brooks']] film ''Blazing Saddles'' (replacing [[Richard Pryor]], a co-writer of the film) and the 1970s sitcom ''Temperatures Rising''.
   
Little's television guest appearances include ''[[The Love Boat]]'', ''[[ALF]]'', ''[[The Mod Squad]]'' and ''[[All in the Family]]''. On [[Broadway]] Little appeared in ''Purlie'' and ''I'm Not Rappaport'' (with [[Judd Hirsch]]).
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Little's television guest appearances included ''[[The Love Boat]]'', ''[[ALF]]'', ''[[The Mod Squad]]'' and ''[[All in the Family]]''. On [[Broadway]], Little appeared in ''Purlie'' and ''I'm Not Rappaport'' (with [[Judd Hirsch]]).
   
Little got Dolores Robinson, [[Matt Robinson|Matt]]'s wife, a job answering phone for his agent. This lead to her creating Dolores Robinson Entertainment; her first client was [[LeVar Burton]], who was joined by [[Martin Sheen]], Emilio Estevez, Randy Quaid, [[Harry Hamlin]], daughter [[Holly Robinson Peete]], Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Beals, and Montel Williams.<ref>"[http://books.google.ca/books?id=09MDAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA74&dq=%22cleavon%20little%22%20dolores&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q=%22cleavon%20little%22%20dolores&f=false Manager Moms]", ''Ebony'', March 1993.</ref>
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Little got Dolores Robinson, [[Matt Robinson|Matt]]'s wife, a job answering phone for his agent. This led to her creating Dolores Robinson Entertainment.<ref>"[http://books.google.ca/books?id=09MDAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA74&dq=%22cleavon%20little%22%20dolores&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q=%22cleavon%20little%22%20dolores&f=false Manager Moms]", ''Ebony'', March 1993.</ref>
   
 
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Cleavon Little (1939-1992) was a Tony-award winning African-American actor who appeared in Episode 0270 of Sesame Street, as Pete. He is best known for his role in the Mel Brooks' film Blazing Saddles (replacing Richard Pryor, a co-writer of the film) and the 1970s sitcom Temperatures Rising.

Little's television guest appearances included The Love Boat, ALF, The Mod Squad and All in the Family. On Broadway, Little appeared in Purlie and I'm Not Rappaport (with Judd Hirsch).

Little got Dolores Robinson, Matt's wife, a job answering phone for his agent. This led to her creating Dolores Robinson Entertainment.[1]

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  1. "Manager Moms", Ebony, March 1993.

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