Theresa Merritt

Theresa Merritt Hines (September 24, 1922  – June 12, 1998), known professionally as Theresa Merritt, was an American actress. She is known for her role in That's My Mama (1974–1975) and for her film roles in The Wiz (1978) and Billy Madison (1995).

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1922 (Emporia), Died 1998 (The Bronx)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104877 4/24/1958 Early in the morning Bobby Darin vocalist  
Decca 104878 4/24/1958 Mighty, mighty man Bobby Darin vocalist  
Decca 104879 4/24/1958 You're mine Bobby Darin vocalist  
Decca 104880 4/24/1958 Now we're one Bobby Darin vocalist  
Decca 105182 6/19/1958 Early in the morning Buddy Holly vocalist  
Decca 105183 6/19/1958 Now we're one Buddy Holly vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Merritt, Theresa," accessed September 25, 2023,

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"Merritt, Theresa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 25 September 2023.

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