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actor , composer , director

Clarence Edouard Muse, American actor, composer, director. Recipient awards University of California, Berkeley, mayors of Riverside and San Bernarcino (California), Riverside (California) City and County Public Library, Central Labor Council, Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions clubs, other awards; inducted into Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame by Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Guild, Oakland (California) Museum; cited in Congressional Record.


Muse, Clarence Edouard was born on October 7, 1889 in Baltimore. Son of Alexander and Mary (Kellems) Muse.


Bachelor of Laws, Dickerson U. Doctor of Humanities, Bishop College Appeared in numerous motion pictures including Hearts In Dixie, Riding High, Huckleberry Finn, Night and Day, Jamaica Run, Sun Shines Bright, Shadow of a Doubt, Porgy and Bess, Buck and the Preacher, The World’s Greatest Athlete, A Dream for Christmas. Broadway plays including Doctor Jekyll and Mr.

Hyde, Trilby, The Master Mind, Madame X, Thais. Television shows including Kraft Music Hall, Playouse 90, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Walt Disney Swamp Fox series. Composer songs When It’s Sleepy Time Down South, Liberty Road, Go Congo, Lazy Rain, Magic Lover, Alley-way of My Dreams.

Founder Lafayette Players of Harlem. Producer-director Run Little Chillun, Federal Theatre Project. Director, performer symphony Harlem Heab’n.

Collaborator story and screenplay (with Langston Hughes) Way Down South, 1939. Life member Good Hope Elementary School Parent Teacher Association. Member Eye Dog Found, for Blind.


Director, performer symphony Harlem Heab’n.


Member Screen Actors Guild (pioneer life), A.S.C.A.P., Academy television Arts and Sciences, Perris Valley College of C., Phi Beta Sigma (social action director western region. distinguished service chapter, Social Action award 1967).


Alexander Muse

Mary (Kellems) Muse