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Clayton Love

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Pianist Clayton Like was a prominent person in Ike Turner’s Kings of Tempo through the mid-’50s, building a few of his finest platters using the legendary music group. But Love produced his initial vinyl appearance on Lillian McMurry’s Jackson, MS-based Trumpet Information in 1951 along with his very own leap band, the Shufflers. The combo was a fixture around Vicksburg, where Like was participating in Alcorn A&M being a pre-med pupil. Love’s cousin, Natchez bandleader Earl Reed, got documented for Trumpet and suggested his young in accordance with McMurry. Love’s 1951 debut, “Susie”/ “Shufflin’ with Like,” exhibited infectious excitement if not really a lot of polish. Following that, Love moved to Aladdin in 1952 (with saxist Raymond Hill’s music group backing him), Contemporary (with Turner on acoustic guitar) and Groove in 1954, and in 1957, Like fronted and performed the 88s with Turner as well as the Kings of Tempo on their Federal government platters “WOULD YOU Mean It,” “She Produced My Blood Operate Chilly,” and “THE BEST Query.” Turner experienced nothing in connection with Love’s couple of 1958 singles for St. Louis-based Bobbin Information; bassist Roosevelt Marks led the support music group for the smart coupling “Small Like”/ “Unlimited Like.” Long resolved within the Gateway City, Like made an recording for Contemporary Blues Recordings in 1991 with fellow ivories aces Johnnie Johnson and Jimmy Vaughn, Rockin’ Eighty-Eights.

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Died February 28, 2010


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1 Attended the two year conservatory program of The School for Film and Television in Manhattan, New York, and the Theatre arts program of The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, before studying with Pete Mattaliano.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Birth and Death of the Day 2013 Short The Woman
Victorious 2013 TV Series Tilda
Little Red Elephant 2012 Short Riley
Rizzoli & Isles 2012 TV Series Valentina Smith
Massholes 2012 TV Series Amanda
The Mentalist 2012 TV Series Kelly Burbage
John Carter 2012 Sarah Carter
Two Years 2010 Short Kate
Goomar 2006 Short Goomar
December Ends 2006 Nicole
Dirty Dead Con Men 2017 post-production Lori
Bad Frank 2017 completed Gina Pierce
Stolen from the Cradle 2017 post-production Alicia
NCIS: New Orleans 2017 TV Series Eliza West
Rosewood 2016 TV Series Jodi Carvel
Bleed for This 2016 Doreen
The Bet 2016/I Amanda Morrison
Major Crimes 2016 TV Series Lisa Cornell
If Loving You Is Wrong 2014-2016 TV Series Alex / Alex Montgomery
Constantine 2015 TV Series Renee Chandler
The Soul Man 2014 TV Series Sandi

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dirty Dead Con Men 2017 producer post-production
Dirty Dead Con Men: Behind the Scenes 2014 Documentary short producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dirty Dead Con Men: Behind the Scenes 2014 Documentary short Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Festival Award International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, Milan Best Actress in a Feature Film Bad Frank (2017)


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