Who was Jimmy Early?

James M. Early (July 25, 1922 – January 12, 2004) was an American electrical engineer, best known for his work on transistors and charge-coupled device imagers. He was also known as Jim Early.

Why did Jimmy Early die in Dreamgirls?

Sometime later, C.C., who feels Curtis is undermining his songs’ artistic merit by making them into disco music, quits the label. Then everyone learns of Jimmy’s unexpected death from a heroin overdose, which greatly upsets Lorrell.

Who is the father of Effie’s daughter in Dreamgirls?

It is later revealed that Effie was pregnant with Curtis’ child at this time. Seven years later, Curtis’ control is affecting everyone else.

Is the Dreamgirls based on a true story?

The movie, based on the 1981 Broadway play, tells the story of a small black record label and its star singers whose success crosses over to the pop charts. Although loosely based on The Supremes, the movie is a work of fiction. The real story of the 1960s girl groups, however, changed American music forever.