Julie Robinson Belafonte, Harry Belafonte’s Wife of 50 Years, Dies at 95

circa 1955: American singer and actor Harry Belafonte smiling with his arm around the waist of his second wife, American dancer Julie Robinson. Robinson wears braids on either side.
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Julie Robinson Belafonte, a dancer, actress, and long-time activist who was married to legendary singer Harry Belafonte for 50 years, has died. She was 95.

As reported by the New York Times, Julie passed away on Saturday, March 9, in Los Angeles at an assisted living facility. She had been residing at the facility for the past year and nine months after living for decades in Manhattan. The cause of death was said to be cardio pulmonary failure.