New York: Tap dancer and Broadway star Bunny Briggs has died. He was 92. The star passed away on November 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to the New York Times.
Briggs began performing in Harlem, New York as a young boy and went on to appear with Duke Ellington's Orchestra, on TV special 'Motown Returns to the Apollo' and in movies including 1932's 'Slow Poke' and 'Tap' in 1989.
In 1989, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his work in the Broadway show 'Black and Blue'. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Performing Arts in American Dance from Oklahoma City University in 2002.