THIS IS AN AUTHENTICALLY AUTOGRAPHED LP BY BEN VEREEN..
BEN VEREEN(BUDDAH BDS 5627)OFF STAGE. RELEASED IN 1975. PHOTO COVER IS SIGNED BY BEN VEREEN. TRACKS:STOP YOUR HALF STEPPIN MA MA, I'LL KEEP MY LIGHT IN THE WINDOW, BEIN A MOVIE STAR, BY YOUR SIDE, WHAT'S THE REASON, SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED, CAN'T EVEN FIND THE TIME, GOOD TIME LADIES' RAG. CONDITION OF THE VINYL IS WEAK VG, COVER AND AUTOGRAPH IS VG.
Ben Vereen (born October 10, 1946) in Miami, Florida, is a Tony Award-winning, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows. Vereen graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts.
He was nominated for a Tony Award for Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972 and won a Tony for his appearance in Pippin in 1973. Vereen starred in the Broadway musical Wicked as the Wizard of Oz (and was originally considered for the role of the Scarecrow in The Wiz), replacing former Wizard George Hearn on May 31, 2005. He was replaced by tour Wizard David Garrison on April 4, 2006.
In addition to his work in the theatre, he toured with people across the country such as Tony Ventura, son of Charlie Ventura. He has also starred in numerous television programs and films. Notable film roles include song-and-dance men in Funny Lady and All That Jazz. He appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episode "Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse", in which he played Will Smith's biological father. He starred in the television series Tenspeed and Brown Shoe but is probably best known for his role as "Chicken" George Moore in Roots and possibly as Commander Edward M. La Forge, father of Geordi La Forge, on Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1993.