Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday, who is best known for her performance in Dreamgirls, is 60 years old this week.

Dreamgirls is where she started her career in 1981 where she landed the part of Effie and won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical in 1982 and a Grammy for the song …And I’m Telling You I’m not Going.

In the 1990s she suffered with depression and lost a lot of weight intially by dieting and then had gastric bypass surgery.

Let’s remember her big hit in a long live version including the scenes that lead up to the song.

 

 

 

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