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Ben Vereen Didn't Know What The Tony Awards Were Until He Got Nominated

CLIP09/09/22

"It was from a guy named Tony!" Broadway legend Ben Vereen has kept his first Tony Awards nomination letter to this day, but reveals to Kelly that he didn't even know what they were at the time. While sharing more about his early days in Broadway and NYC, Ben also reflects on his defining role as Chicken George in "Roots," which inspired a personal trip to Gambia to witness the origins of the slave trade.

TV-PGS3 E0 9 minTalk and Interview Daytime Highlight
Appearing:Kelly Clarkson
Tags: Ben Vereen, Kelly Clarkson, Tony Awards
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