Oklahoma Profile: Cleavon Little
July 26, 2019
Oklahoma's contribution to the performing arts in the United States is broad and varied. Many natives of the Sooner State have become stars while working as actors, singers, dancers, comedians, etc.
I have written about several of these talented people in previous articles. The number of subjects for such discussion is, in fact, practically endless. One additional Oklahoman whose life and career deserve recognition is actor Cleavon Little.
Little was born in Chickasha on June 1, 1939. He was of African American and Native American heritage. When he was a teenager his parents moved to Califo...