Cleavon Little

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Birth Name: Cleavon Jake Little

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Chickasha

Date Of Birth: June 1, 1939

Date Of Death: October 22, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Cleavon Little was born on the 1st of June, 1939. He was known for being a Movie Actor. He played the black Sheriff Bart in the classic Mel Brooks film, Blazing Saddles. His other credits include ALF, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and Greased Lightning.

Cleavon Little was born in Chickasha. He was classically trained he studied at Julliard and acted off-Broadway in Purlie, which earned him a Tony Award. Societal racism barred him from making the leap to important roles in Broadway and he had to settle for comedy roles.

Cleavon Little was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Cleavon Little was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Cleavon Jake Little is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Cleavon’s Cleavon Jake Little attended San Diego College, CA, Juilliard, NY, American Academy of Dramatic Art , NY.


Cleavon Little’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Cleavon Little’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Cleavon Little kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Cleavon Little was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cleavon Jake Little
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Cleavon Little was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Cleavon Little was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Cleavon Little had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Cleavon Little’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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