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About Tap Dancer Joey Hollingsworth

A profile and fan site with photos, videos, and biographical information about tap dancer Joey Hollingsworth.

NAME: Joey Hollingsworth
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1937
PLACE OF BIRTH: London, Ontario, Canada
SPOUSE: Dolina
CURRENT HOME: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

- began tap dancing at age 3, start performing at age 5
- At age 10 met Bill Robinson at the Old London Arena (Nov 22, 1946)
- he also sang, did comedy, and played the conga drums
- one of the first black performers on DBC Television
- many televison shows in 1950's 0 1970's
- including competing on CBC's "Pick the Stars" in 1954
- including 1992 Mr. Dressup episode "Grandpa Joey's Return"
- was a regular on Mr. Rogers Neighborhood for more than 10 years
- appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1962
- inducted into the Jack Richardson Music Hall Of Fame on April 9, 2017.

Articles About Joey Hollingsworth
- Joey Hollingsworth Tapping His Way Into History (Feb 2018)
- Ontario Man Broke Racial Barriers Through Tap Dancing (Jan 2018)
- Joey Hollingsworth's Dancing Took Him to World Stages (Mar 2015)
- Joey Hollingsworth Career Slowed by Racism (Feb 2015)
- Joey Hollingsworth Career Slowed by Racism (Feb 2015)
- Mr. Rogers Neighborhood Archive: Joey Hollingsworth

Bios and Profiles of Joey Hollingsworth
- Wikipedia "Joey Hollingsworth" Profile
- Internet Movie Database "Joey Hollingsworth" Entry

Social Media Sites of Joey Hollingsworth
Facebook "Joey Hollingsworth" Page

Videos Featuring Joey Hollingsworth
- 2018: Appearance on the "Your Morning" TV Show at age 80
- 2014: Grand Theater Interview
- 1972: Jazz Tap DAncing o Mr. Rogers Neighborhood I
- 1973: Jazz Tap DAncing o Mr. Rogers Neighborhood II
- Canadian Tap Dancing Legend Joey Hollingsworth
- Dancing Into History: The Joey Hollingsworth Story
- Joey Hollingsworth: Blindness is a Fog
- Joey Hollingsworth: The Dancing Salesman
- The Spec "Tap Dance Joey" Video

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