Where Are They Now?: The Original Cast of Sparkle

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  • Dwan Smith
  • Mary Alice
  • Dorian Harewood
  • Tony King
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Sparkle
  • Philip Michael Thomas
  • Irene Cara
  • Lonette McKee

Curtis Mayfield

The legendary singer-songwriter scored the film's classic sountrack, which has been covered by pop singers from En Vogue to Mary J. Blige. After being paralyzed by a stage accident in Brooklyn in 1990, Mayfield continued his iconic music-making career until his death in 1999.

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