1. John Trevathian Upchurch Jr. (January 19, 1920 – January 8, 1994) was a singer and an occasional actor who incorporated his mother's maiden name into his professional name of Jack Prince. He performed in Broadway plays, sang in nightclubs, and was a regular on a 1955 television variety show. Prince is best remembered for playing Rafe ...
Jack Prince, whose birth name was John Upchurch, was trained in singing at an early age. Prince appeared on Broadway in the 1950s in main and understudy/replacement roles in at least three musicals: "Guys and Dolls" (1950-1953), as "Nicely Nicely Johnson", "Lil' Abner" (1956-1958) as "Marryin' Sam", and "Destry Rides Again" (1959-1960) as Tom Destry's sidekick "Wash".
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Jack Prince. Jack Prince (6 June 1906 – 13 October 1971) was an English football goalkeeper who played for Nantwich, Oldham Athletic, Port Vale, Rochdale, Wrexham, Shrewsbury Town, Northwich Victoria, and Crewe Alexandra. He won the Third Division North title with Port Vale in 1929–30.
Jack Prince was born "John Upchurch". It is unknown if the character William Upchurch was named after Jack. External Link  Jack Prince's IMDB Page: Jack Prince; Jack Prince Sings  Jack Prince "Rafe Hollister" with Hal "Otis" Smith on Nashville Now in 1991. Filmed in 1991, just before Jack Prince died in 1994.
Jack Prince, Actor: The Andy Griffith Show. Jack Prince, whose birth name was John Upchurch, was trained in singing at an early age. Prince appeared on Broadway in the 1950s in main and understudy/replacement roles in at least three musicals: "Guys and Dolls" (1950-1953), as "Nicely Nicely Johnson", "Lil' Abner" (1956-1958) as "Marryin' Sam", and "Destry Rides Again" (1959-1960) as Tom ...
- Actor, Soundtrack
- January 19, 1920
- Jack Prince
- January 8, 1994
Jan 08, 1994 · Actor. Born Jack Trevathian Upchurch, he was trained in singing at an early age and appeared on many Broadway musicals in the early 1950s. In 1954, he broke into the television scene singing on The Colgate Comedy Hour and later on the Johnny Carson Show. His other TV credits include The Buick-Berle Show, The Danny...
- 19 Jan 1920, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
- Jack Trevathian Upchurch
- 8 Jan 1994 (aged 73), Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
- Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
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Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson, on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father was John Lewis Nelson who was a Jazz singer-songwriter. His mother was Mattie Della Shaw. His family was from Louisiana. His ancestry was 60% white and 40% African American with a little bit of Native American ancestry, despite he was a black artist. He had epilepsy when he was younger. His sister was Tyka nelson. He played basketballwhen he was in high school.
Prince released his first single, "Soft and Wet", in 1978. It reached number 92 in the Billboard100. In 1979 "I Wanna Be Your Lover" was number one for two weeks in the American R&B singles chart. Prince released his third album Dirty Mind in 1980. Rolling Stonegave the album four and a half stars. In 1982 Prince released his fifth album 1999. "Little Red Corvette" was released as the second single. Prince had his first number one single, "When Doves Cry", in 1984. The single he released after that, "Let's Go Crazy", also reached number one. In 1985 Around the World in a Day was released. The album's first single "Raspberry Beret" reached number two in the Billboard 100. Prince's next number one "Kiss" was in 1986. It won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. "U Got the Look" was released in 1987. It reached number two in the Billboard100. In 1990 Sinead O'Connor reached number one with her cover of Prince's song "Nothing Compares 2 U". Prince was a...
Over the years Prince was romantically linked with many celebrities. These include Jeranique, Madonna, Vanity, Sheila E., Carmen Electra, Susanna Hoffs, Anna Fantastic, Sherilyn Fenn, and Susan Moonsie of Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6. Prince was engaged to Jeranique Swingin 1985. He married his backup singer and dancer, Mayte Garcia, on Valentine's Day, 1996. They had a son, amiir (born October 16, 1996). He was born with Pfeiffer syndrome and died a week after birth. Prince and Mayte divorced in 1999. In 2001, Prince married Manuela Testolini in a private ceremony. Testolini filed for divorce in May 2006. He had been in a relationship with Bria Valentefrom 2007. Prince became a member of the Jehovah's Witnessesin 2001.
Prince postponed two performances from his Piano & A Microphone Tour on April 7, 2016, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that he was "battling the flu". He performed that Atlanta concert on Thursday, April 15, even though he had still not been feeling well. On April 15, 2016, while on tour, his private plane made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois. He was later admitted to hospital with flu-like symptoms. Early reports said his health was fine. Prince was found dead at his home in Paisley Park recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on April 21, 2016. He was aged 57. Six days before his death, Prince was treated for a drug overdose. He was treated for dehydration and walking pneumonia shortly before his death. His autopsy was performed the next day on April 22. Afterwards, his remains were cremated. Their location will be kept private. Toxicology tests showed that he died of an overdose of fentanyl, an opioid painkiller.
Studio albums The New Power Generation albums 1. Goldnigga(1993) 2. Exodus(1995) 3. Newpower Soul(1998)
Prince won an Academy Award in 1985 for his song "Purple Rain".
Earning 33 nominations, Prince has won seven Grammys. He also has had two albums − 1999 and Purple Rain − awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award.
MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Awards(VMAs) is an award show by cable network MTV to honor the top music videos of the year. It was first held in September of 1984. It was to be an alternative to the Grammy Awards in the video category. Prince has won four awards from twelve nominations throughout his career.Quotations related to Prince (musician)at WikiquotePrince on IMDbPrince at AllMusicPrince: chart history at Billboard.com
Jack Prince sings as his Andy Griffith Show Character Rafe Hollister on a 1991 episode of Nashville Now. With Price is Hal "Otis" Smith.
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