Melba Moore news, related photos and videos, and reviews of Melba Moore performances. According to Wikipedia: Melba Moore is an American R&B; singer and actress. She started her career in 1967 with a role in the musical Hair. In 1970, Moore won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Purlie. In 1978 she appeared with Eartha Kitt in Timbuktu!. . She married Beatrice Mayfield of Detroit, Michigan in 1885 but separated when a marriage was made in 1891. For most of the next 40 years, Beatrice Melba Hill worked as an accountant at her aunt-in-law's firm and later as Mrs. H.B. Jones Melba Smith at Morgan's Corner Melba Jones Melba Smith was married to Gertrude Thomas in 1891 at Lake Merritt, Michigan.
- Born: Beatrice Melba Hill or Beatrice Melba Smith (sources differ) (1940-10-29) October 29, 1940 (age 79) New York City, New York, U.S.
- Occupation: Actress , singer
- Years active: 1966–present
- Spouse(s): Charles Huggins (m. 1974 ; div. 1991)
- Genres: R&B, soul, disco, gospel
- Instruments: Vocals
- Labels: Mercury, Buddah, Epic, Capitol
- Associated acts: Freddie Jackson, Van McCoy, Meli'sa Morgan, Kashif
- Website: Official website
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