They received hate letters for being in love 50 years ago, but their interracial marriage is still going strong today.

Leslie Uggams has had an enthralling career as a theatre and movie actor.

The Harlem-born singer and actress are best recognized for her role in the Deadpool series, but she has had a brilliant career spanning seven decades.

But, behind the scenes, her life might be the subject of a film after she married White Australian man Grahame Pratt in 1965 since their love affair has beaten all the odds of interracial love…

Leslie was a great singer who cut a song for MGM at the age of 10 in 1953. Her aunt, singer Eloise Uggams, encouraged her to attend the Professional Children’s School of New York and the famed Julliard School of Music in New York.