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Born: October 4, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Prayer Never Fails (2017)
An up-and-coming high school basketball coach risks everything by using prayer with his team and as a result, he is fired. He finds a lawyer who is not only willing take on the difficult case, but is determined to make history, and together, they bring the subject of prayer in school to court.
Cover (2008)
When Valerie Maas and her husband Dutch, decide to relocate their family to Philadelphia for his career, everything seems perfect. While Valerie must leave her job in Atlanta as a commercial photographer, she is able to work as a portraitist for her friend Zahara Milton and the family quickly settle
Climb, The (2002) as Joseph Martin
Two hotshot climbers forge an uneasy friendship in order to reach their ultimate summit. Flamboyant Derrick Williams earns the climb of a lifetime, but his dream comes with an unwanted partner. "Saftey Man" Michael Harris doesn't hot dog, doesn't blaze trails and never takes unnecessary risks. Their
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Seventh grade. Junior high. A rite of passage every twelve-year-old looks forward to with that bittersweet mixture of anticipation and loathing. For paperboy Max Keeble, seventh grade means a chance at a new beginning and an opportunity to reinvent himself and start over. But he soon realizes that s
A dysfunctional family gathers together for the funeral of its patriarch.
Any Given Sunday (1999)
The biggest battle for the NFL''s Miami Sharks is not with the other teams, but within the Shark''s own ranks as aging star quarterback, Jack "Cap" Rooney, and battle-weary coach, Tony D''Amato, go head to head with young players and new management who are more concerned with big money and the star-making potential of television than the ethics of the game or the health of its players.
Dream Date (1989) as Bill Fairview
A story about the trials and tribulations of a single father and a maturing daughter. The worried father causes mayhem when he follows his teenage daughter on her first date.
Don't Look Back: Story of Lero (1981)
The story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, the legendary pitcher, from his barnstorming days in the '20s, hoping to break into organized Negro baseball, to his emergence at age 43 in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians the year after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier. Paige, who died
Night the City Screamed, The (1980)
Here's what happens to a cast of television luminaries when the lights go out in a major city and the looters take over, with councilman Robert Culp, police captain Don Meredith, mayor Raymond Burr, and power official George DiCenzo trying to keep things cool while playing politics.
Cindy (1978) as Captain Joe Prince
A sparkling musical updating to World War II Harlem of the Cinderella story, featuring virtually an all-black cast, with an original score and several twists at the end. Charlaine Woodard and Nell-Ruth Carter later were reunited in the Broadway smash "Ain't Misbehavin" for which the latter won the T
Superdome (1978)
A silent killer stalks New Orleans and threatens the Super Bowl football game, putting a roster fill of familiar TV faces in jeopardy in this mini-version of "Two Minute Warning."
Scott Joplin (1977)
The life story of famed ragtime composer and pianist Scott Joplin is told. Born in the 19th century, racism had kept the brilliant African American in the lower echelons of show business, but when he introduced his composition "The Maple Leaf Rag" in a musical competition, he gained the attention of
Little Ladies of the Night (1977) as Comfort
A one-time pimp turned big-city cop takes an interest in a teenage runaway who has been drawn into the hard world of prostitution after being shunned by her parents. Originally this was to have premiered in September 1976.
Lost in the Stars (1974) as Absalom
A black South African minister goes to a big city to find his son who has become a criminal.
Together for Days (1972)
When an African-American man gets romantically involved with a Caucasian woman, his friends and family react negatively to their relationship.

Music (feature film)

Gloria Bell (2018)
Soul Men (2008)
The two remaining members of the popular soul band, The Real Deal, from the 1970's, Floyd Henderson, now a retired businessman, and ne'er-do-well, ex-convict, Louis Hinds, take a road trip to the Apollo Theater for a musical tribute to their recently deceased front man, Marcus Hook. As they travel c
Janice Beard (1999)
Janice Beard is an unusual, rather gawky young woman who does not easily fit into contemporary society. With an impoverished, agoraphobic mother, severe financial problems of her own - and no particularly marketable skills - Janice takes on the daunting but noble task of finding a "cure" for her mo
Crooklyn (1994)
A fictionalized autobiographical look at filmmaker Spike Lee's family during the 1970s, as told through the eyes of a 9-year-old girl.
Gleaming The Cube (1989)
A teenage skateboarder and a young detective team up to find the murderer of the teen's adopted brother.

Cast (special)

9th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The (1994)
Special honoring the achievements of African-Americans in the gospel music industry.
1993 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade (1993) as Host
Live telecast of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Parade from Atlanta, Georgia.
7th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The (1992)
A broadcast of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards ceremony, taped at Royce Hall in the UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, California.
19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1992)
The 19th annual tribute honoring blacks in the entertainment industry.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Parade (1992) as Host
Live coverage of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Parade from Atlanta.
22nd Annual Dove Awards, The (1991)
A presentation of the Gospel Music Association's 22nd annual Dove Awards. Broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
21st Annual Dove Awards, The (1990)
Live coverage of the Gospel Music Association's 21st annual Dove Awards.
5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The (1990)
A broadcast of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards ceremony, taped at the Aquarius Theatre in Los Angeles. The ceremony also commemorates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1990)
Broadcast of the twenty-second annual NAACP Image Awards honoring the those who have contributed positively to the image of African-Americans.
Starathon '90 (1990)
A live, two-day broadcast of the annual telethon to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
Night of 100 Stars III (1990)
A celebrity benefit for The Actors' Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. Features nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion.
1990 King Orange Jamboree Parade (1990)
A prime-time television presentation of the fifty-seventh annual King Orange Jamboree Parade from Miami, Florida.
10th Annual American Black Achievement Awards, The (1989)
Coverage of the 10th annual awards ceremony, honoring accomplishments by individuals in the black community, taped November 20, 1988 in Los Angeles.
21st Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1989)
Broadcast of the 21st annual event honoring the contribution of blacks in the entertainment industry. Also included are comedy sketches, music performances, the presentation of the Entertainer of the Year Award to Eddie Murphy and the awarding of the NAACP President's Award to Jesse Jackson.
56th Annual King Orange Jamboree Parade (1989) as Host
Telecast of the 56th annual New Year's Eve King Orange Jamboree Parade, live from Miami, Florida.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989)
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
Day to Care For the Children, A (1989)
A telethon to gain sponsors for "Worldvision," an international relief and child development organization helping provide food, medical care, shelter, education, and training to approximately 400,000 sponsored children in over 80 countries.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1988)
Three-hour start-to-finish coverage of the 62nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Battle of the Network Stars XIX (1988)
The nineteenth competition in which celebrities from ABC, CBS and NBC compete in various sporting contests to determine which network is best on the athletic field.
19th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1987)
The Awards Ceremony, taped on December 14, 1986, at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, honors individuals and companies who contribute positively to the images of black people.
Eleventh Annual Circus of the Stars, The (1986)
The eleventh annual special featuring celebrities performing circus routines.
Celebration: The American Spirit (1976)
Yet another bicentennial special, this one inspired by the bland and somewhat murky theme of "the American Spirit."
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys (1975)
An hour of music and song with Mitzi Gaynor and a hundred fairly well-known guys.
Cotton Club '75 (1974)
A review that recreates the famed Cotton Club in Harlem.

Music (special)

1990 King Orange Jamboree Parade (1990)
A prime-time television presentation of the fifty-seventh annual King Orange Jamboree Parade from Miami, Florida.
Festival At Ford's Theater-salute To The President (1989) as Song Performer ("Once In A Lifetime")
A special tribute in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the re-opening of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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