Nat King Cole - Born in Montgomery. Sold over 50 million records. Recieved Lifework Award and a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Had a TV variety show called The Nat King Cole show. He played in the movies, St. Louis Blues, The Blue Gardeni
Eartha Kitt and Nat King Cole in St. / Eartha Kitt hugs Nat King Cole, playing the piano in the role of W. Handy, in a scene from the movie, which is broadly based on the life of legendary bluesman Handy.