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Lady Flash

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This vocal trio was originally formed like a nucleus of career backing singers who first met when invited to utilize Barry Manilow in the first stages of his career. Composed of Lorraine ‘Reparata’ Mazzola (b. Brooklyn, NY, USA), Debra Byrd (b. Cleveland, Ohio, USA) and Ramona Brooks (b. Akron, Ohio, USA), the three performers brought assorted and prolific professional encounter to bear on the fresh vocation. Mazzola got previously sung using the Brooklyn University Chorus and teenage group Reparata AS WELL AS THE Dolrons. Within the second option guise she obtained a shock UK strike (quantity 13) in March 1968 with ‘Captain OF THE Dispatch’, and toured Britain within the same yr. It had been while stationed in London she 1st began to are a backing vocalist, prior to starting a tv profession upon her go back to the united states (as maker to Pat Collins’ information bulletin on CBS). Byrd was the girl of an associate from the Harlem Globetrotters, and got first performed within the 50 member Community Voices Of Trust Choir (which she shaped) while at senior high school. She researched music theory at Kent Condition University before getting the musical movie director from the Dark Theater Workshop. After documenting with gospel group the Jean Austin Performers she got into the globe of secular music within Columbia Information’ performers the Interpreters. Brooks, on the other hand, acquired mainly performed the nightclub circuit being a single vocalist before she became an integral part of Female Display. Manilow brought the trio jointly just like he was going to start the tour that could break him in america. He first approached Mazzola, who give up her tv job to provide singing another move, but his recommendation to place the Delrons back again together was dropped by her erstwhile companions. Therefore auditions brought jointly Byrd and Brooks to concrete the trio. They started rehearsing immediately, acquiring the name Flashy Females. The three vocalists, resplendent in dark glitter, became intrinsic to Manilow’s following breakthrough, as he marketed the discharge of ‘Mandy’ using a countrywide tour. By 1976 Brooks acquired came back to her single profession, and was changed by Monica Burruss. The revamped trio continuing with Manilow, performing on his second main strike, ‘Could It End up being Magic’, the to begin nine collaborations which produced the graphs (both ‘I Write The Music’ and ‘Appears Like We Produced It’ became US amount 1’s). Manilow acquired already proven his willingness to settle his debt towards the trio, and organized a recording agreement with Polydor Information on their behalf. The causing album spanned many genres with a variety of originals and criteria. It housed one significant single, ‘Road Singin’’, a tribute to the first vocal organizations, which reached quantity 27 within the Billboard graphs in 1976. Later on they came back to dealing with Manilow, until Burruss remaining in 1977 to become changed by Muffy Hendricks. By the next yr Woman Flash got ground to some halt with Manilow touring significantly less regularly. Mazzola continued to start out an acting profession, appearing within the film Dark Before Dawn, before composing a bestselling publication, Mafia Kingpin. Byrd remained like a back-up vocalist, dealing with the Eurythmics and Bob Dylan. Burruss do also, with Melanie, Joan Baez and many more, becoming the very first feminine vocalist to earn the Celebrity Search tv programme.

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Full Name Lady Flash
Music Songs Street Singin', Never Gonna Let You Get Away, Buried In The Ruins Of Love, The Thunderbolt, Medley: Green Plant/Right Now If You Believe, Nowhere To Run, Arms Of Mary, Hypnotizing, Green Plant/Right Now If You Believe, Jumpin' At The Woodside, Upfront, Hypnotizin'
Albums Beauties In The Night


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#Fact
1 She is of English, Irish, German, Lithuanian, Scottish, Welsh, and more distant Norwegian and Dutch, ancestry.
2 Named as Women of GQ.
3 Received her Bachelor's degree in English from UCLA in June of 2007, at the age of 19.
4 Briefly attended Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL, and participated on the speech team.
5 She discovered she loved acting after taking a theater class at a camp and then became involved in community theater.
6 Her favorite projects have been Empire Falls (2005) and Sky High (2005).
7 Her favorite book is "Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli.
8 Has a Yorkshire Terrier named Peanut.
9 Her favorite actresses are Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Rachel McAdams, Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Jena Malone, and Diane Lane.
10 Her favorite actors are Paul Newman, Ed Harris, William Fichtner, Hugh Grant and Ryan Gosling.
11 Her favorite movies are The Notebook (2004), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Stepmom (1998), Saved! (2004), Mean Girls (2004), Notting Hill (1999) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
12 Her favorite TV shows are Summerland (2004), Everwood (2002), The Wonder Years (1988), and My So-Called Life (1994).
13 Older sister of Kay Panabaker.
14 Graduated from a California high school at age 14, was then accepted into the Scholar's Program at a local community college.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Flash 2014-2017 TV Series Caitlin Snow Killer Frost
Legends of Tomorrow 2016 TV Series Caitlin Snow
Arrow 2014-2015 TV Series Caitlin Snow
This Isn't Funny 2015 Stacey
Fight of the Living Dead 2015 TV Series Doctor
Franklin & Bash 2012-2014 TV Series Bonnie Appel
Recipe for Love 2014 TV Movie Lauren
Time Lapse 2014 Callie
Justified 2014 TV Series Penny
The Glades 2013 TV Series Holly Harper
Mad Men 2013 TV Series Daisy McCluskey
Necessary Roughness 2011-2013 TV Series Juliette Pittman
Bones 2012-2013 TV Series FBI Special Agent Olivia Sparling
Nearlyweds 2013 TV Movie Erin
Piranha 3DD 2012 Maddy
Girls Against Boys 2012 Shae
Grimm 2012 TV Series Ariel Eberhart
Intercept 2012 TV Movie Kat
Memphis Beat 2011 TV Series Sister Katherine
The Shunning 2011 TV Movie Katie Lapp
Chase 2010 TV Series Carina Matthews
Weakness 2010 Danielle
Law & Order: LA 2010 TV Series Chelsea Sennett
The Ward 2010 Sarah
Family Guy 2010 TV Series Hillary
The Crazies 2010 Becca
Medium 2010 TV Series Summer Lowry
Grey's Anatomy 2009 TV Series Kelsey Simmons
Friday the 13th 2009 Jenna
Eli Stone 2008 TV Series Genny Clarke
Shark 2006-2008 TV Series Julie Stark
Home of the Giants 2007 Bridgette 'Bridge' Bachman
Mr. Brooks 2007 Jane Brooks
Read It and Weep 2006 TV Movie Is
Yours, Mine & Ours 2005 Phoebe North
Rule Number One 2005 Short Grace Jones
Sky High 2005 Layla
Summerland 2005 TV Series Faith
Empire Falls 2005 TV Mini-Series Tick Roby
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 TV Series Carrie Lynn Eldridge
Mom at Sixteen 2005 TV Movie Jacey Jeffries
Searching for David's Heart 2004 TV Movie Darcy Deeton
Stuck in the Suburbs 2004 TV Movie Brittany Aarons
The Division 2004 TV Series Melissa Ringston
The Guardian 2003 TV Series Samantha Gray
Sex & the Single Mom 2003 TV Movie Sara Gradwell
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2003 TV Series Girl
Malcolm in the Middle 2003 TV Series Kathy McCulskey
The Bernie Mac Show 2003 TV Series Chelsea
No Place Like Home 2003 TV Movie
Family Affair 2002 TV Series Parker LeeAnn Aldays

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rule Number One 2005 Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Flash 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Appaloosa 2008 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebs React 2016 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Name Game 2016 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Player
@midnight 2016 TV Series Herself
IMDb at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 TV Series Herself
The Fastest Man Alive 2015 Short Herself
The Talk 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th 2013 Video documentary Herself - 'Jenna'
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2012 TV Series Herself
Made in Hollywood 2012 TV Series Herself
MSN Exclusives 2012 TV Series Herself (2014)
The Rebirth of Jason Voorhees 2009 Video short Herself
Hollywood on Fire 2009 Documentary Herself
In Bed with Carrie 2009 TV Series Herself
Creating 'Shark' 2007 Video documentary short Herself
The WIN Awards 2005 TV Special Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Jury Prize London Independent Film Festival Best Actor/Actress Time Lapse (2014)
2005 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actress Searching for David's Heart (2004)
2004 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress The Guardian (2001)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi The Flash (2014)
2006 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast Yours, Mine & Ours (2005) · Drake Bell
· Dean Collins
· Miranda Cosgrove
· Jennifer Habib
· Jessica Habib
· Miki Ishikawa
· Little JJ
· Tyler Patrick Jones
· Brecken Palmer
· Bridger Palmer
· Ty Panitz
· Slade Pearce
· Haley Ramm
· Nicholas Roget-King
· Andrew Vo
2005 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Actress in Made-for-TV Movie/Miniseries Empire Falls (2005)


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#Quote
1 You can always learn something [in bad acting classes], maybe it's a technique you don't like; maybe it's a style. But you learn different things.
2 I really did graduate at 14, and I go to college in the Los Angeles area near where I live.
3 [on having a sister who is also an actress] It's wonderful. If anything, this business has brought my family together because we can sit at the dinner table and say, "Oh, my gosh, wait 'til you hear this crazy story". And my whole family always comes to sets with me, so it's something we can share, as opposed to tearing us apart.
4 I'd love to be able to multiply because then I could be in lots of different places at once. One of me could be sitting here, one of me could still be in bed and one could be vacationing in Hawaii. Just be lots of places at once.


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