Herb Jeffries: 'Bronze Buckeroo' actor and singer dies

May 27, 2014 11:37 AM

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Herb Jeffries: 'Bronze Buckeroo' actor and singer dies

Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed in a series of all-black Western movies in the 1930s, has died at the age of 100.

Known to cinema audiences as the Bronze Buckaroo, he starred in four cowboy films aimed at black audiences from 1937 to 1939.

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