Singer, dancer and actor Gregory Hines was born on Feb. 14, 1946 in New York. After performing with his brother Maurice as the Hines Brothers dance team, Hines began performing solo.

An innovative tap dancer, Hines also acted in television and film, as well as on the stage. His films include “The Cotton Club” (1984) and “White Nights” (1985). He died in 2003 at age 57.