Heather Headley

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


Won a 2000 Tony Award for Best Performance By a Leading Actress in a Musical for her role in "Aida". Released her debut album in 2002, "This is who I am". Moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana at age 15. As a student in university, she performed at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, in "Dreamgirls" and "The World Goes Round". Is of Trinidadian descent.
Birth date
1974-10-05
Awards
1 win & 5 nominations.
Height
5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressRespect
(post-production) Clara Ward
2021
ActressSweet Magnolias
(TV Series) Helen Decatur - Storms and Rainbows (2020) ... Helen Decatur - Where You Find Me (2020) ... Helen Decatur - What Fools These Mortals Be (2020) ... Helen Decatur - Hold My Hand (2020) ... Helen Decatur - All Best Intentions (2020) ... Helen Decatur Show all 11 episodes
2020
ActressChicago Med
(TV Series) Gwen Garrett - The Ground Shifts Beneath Us (2020) ... Gwen Garrett - It's All in the Family (2019) ... Gwen Garrett - More Harm Than Good (2019) ... Gwen Garrett - Never Let You Go (2019) ... Gwen Garrett - Tell Me the Truth (2019) ... Gwen Garrett Show all 13 episodes
2018-2020
ActressThe Lion Guard
(TV Series) Fikiri - Journey of Memories (2019) ... Fikiri (voice)
2019
ActressShe's Gotta Have It
(TV Series) Dr. Jamison / Dr. Clara Jamison - #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Dr. Clara Jamison - #LuvStings (2019) ... Dr. Clara Jamison - #ChangeGonCome (GENTRIFICATION) (2017) ... Dr. Jamison - #LoveDontPayDaRent (IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME BY NOW) (2017) ... Dr. Jamison - #HowToMakeLoveToANegroWithoutGettingTired (2017) ... Dr. Jamison Show all 8 episodes
2017-2019
ActressBreakin' All the Rules
Heather Headley
2004
ActressDirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Rosa Negra Singer
2004
ActressElmo's Magic Cookbook
(Video) Pocket Queen
2001
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Disney Family Singalong Volume 2
(TV Special) (performer: "You'll Be in My Heart")
2020
SoundtrackThe Lion Guard
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes) - Journey to the Pridelands (2019) ... (performer: "As You Move Forward") - Journey of Memories (2019) ... (performer: "As You Move Forward")
2019
SoundtrackGetting Played
(TV Movie) (performer: "Fallin' For You") / (writer: "Fallin' For You")
2006
SoundtrackDiary of a Mad Black Woman
(performer: "Ain't It Funny")
2005
SoundtrackBreakin' All the Rules
(performer: "He is")
2004
SoundtrackDirty Dancing: Havana Nights
(performer: "Represent - Havana Nights", "Represent Cuba")
2004
SoundtrackThe 55th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (performer: "Summertime")
2001
SoundtrackGreat Performances
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... (performer: "He Touched Me", "Elaborate Lives")
2001
SoundtrackGolden Dreams
(Short) (performer: "Just One Dream")
2001
SoundtrackThe Lion King 2: Simba's Pride
(Video) (performer: "Love Will Find a Way")
1998
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Disney Family Singalong Volume 2
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2020
SelfAmerican Theatre Wing Centennial Concert
Self
2018
SelfShow People with Paul Wontorek
(TV Series) Self - Heather Headley (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfThe Royal Variety Performance 2012
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2012
SelfThe Official Inaugural Celebration
(Video documentary) Self
2010
SelfThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Episode #17.44 (2009) ... Self - Episode #14.14 (2006) ... Self
2006-2009
SelfSmokie Norful: Live in Memphis
(Video) Self
2009
Self24th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
2009
SelfWe Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial
(TV Special) Self
2009
SelfAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfGreat Performances
(TV Series) Self - Vivere: Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany (2007) ... Self - Andrea Bocelli: Amore Under the Desert Sky (2006) ... Self - My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... Self
2001-2007
SelfThe Mark Twain Prize: Neil Simon
(TV Special documentary) Self
2006
SelfAn American Celebration at Ford's Theater
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfShowtime at the Apollo
(TV Series) Self - Heather Headley (2006) ... Self - Heather Headley/Rome and Tank (2002) ... Self
2002-2006
SelfSoul Train
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Heather Headly/Chamillionaire (2006) ... Self - Guest - Episode #32.5 (2002) ... Self
2002-2006
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 27 January 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Ellen DeGeneres Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 27 January 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 20 January 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder
(TV Special documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2004
SelfThe 31st Annual American Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
2003
SelfThe 2003 Essence Music Festival
(TV Special) Self
2003
Self9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards
(TV Special) Self - Co-Host
2003
Self3rd Annual BET Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self
2003
SelfSidewalks Entertainment
(TV Series) Self - Heather Headley (2003) ... Self
2003
SelfThe 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
2003
SelfWalt Disney World Christmas Day Parade
(TV Special) Self
2002
SelfEssence Awards
(TV Special documentary) Self - Performer
2002
SelfThe 55th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
2001
SelfWorking in the Theatre
(TV Series documentary) Self - Performance (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfThe 54th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
2000
SelfThe Rosie O'Donnell Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 30 May 2000 (2000) ... Self - Episode dated 12 April 2000 (2000) ... Self
2000
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode #39.222 (2020) ... Self
2020
Archive footageShowtime at the Apollo
(TV Series) Self - Episode #19.24 (2006) ... Self
2006