February 19, 2015 - www.facebook.com/whitley.descendents
Per Cousin Ruth Spillers, here are some names of family members who are in the entertainment business.
The Harlem Globetrotters’ current coach and former player and one of the most famous showmen in globetrotters history Sweet Lou Dunbar who came to the family reunion, actor Michael Boatman of Greys Anatomy, Spin City and Instant Mom with Tia or Tamera Mowery, singer actress Ann Nesby, American Idol contestant Paris Bennett, Sounds of Blackness’ Marie Graham, R & B Jermaine Dupree protégé Cherish Group, Doug Williams first black quarterback to start in a Super Bowl—and the list goes on.
| “Sweet” Lou Dunbar (cousin) international basket ball extraordinaire. Throughout his illustrious career with the Harlem Globetrotters fans across the world adored “Sweet” Lou Dunbar’s on-court comedy routines and shared his love of the game. Lou is now the team’s Director of Player Personnel, passing his love for the game and considerable knowledge on to a new generation of Globetrotters. http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/harlem-globetrotter-legend/sweet-lou-dunbar
|Ann Nesby (cousin), born Lula Ann Bennett; July 24, 1955, is an R&B, gospel, and dance music singer and actress. She is the former lead singer of the Sounds of Blackness; a songwriter with credits including hits sung by Patti Labelle and Gladys Knight; plus she co-starred in the 2003 romance musical The Fighting Temptations with Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Beyoncé Knowles. http://www.annnesby.com/biography