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Born: April 6, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1983:
Had pivotal role in the CBS miniseries "Chiefs"
1975:
Portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in the stage play "I Have a Dream"
1980:
Cast as Lando Calrissian in "The Empire Strikes Back"
2007:
Co-starred in the southern drama, "Constellation"
1999:
Co-starred with Lucky Vanous in The Nashville Network series "18 Wheels of Justice"
1966:
Had featured role as Dr. Jim Frazier on the CBS daytime drama "The Guiding Light"
1991:
Had first solo art exhibition
2000:
Had supporting role in "The Ladies Man"
1977:
Played title role of ragtime musician "Scott Joplin"
1983:
Reprised his role as Lando Calrissian in "The Return of the Jedi"
1970:
TV-movie debut in "Carter's Army" (ABC)
1959:
Film acting debut in "The Last Angry Man"
1960:
First adult stage role in "The Cool World"
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Played recurring role of Brady Lloyd on "Dynasty" (ABC)
1985:
Primetime series debut as regular on the short-lived CBS series "Double Dare"
1945:
Stage acting debut opposite Lotte Lenya in "The Firebrand of Florence"
1972:
Starred opposite Diana Ross in "Lady Sings the Blues"
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Was commerical spokesperson for Colt .45 malt liquor
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Appeared on the NBC daytime "Another World" as an assisant D.A.
1967:
Broadway musical debut, replacing Robert Hooks in "Hallelujah, Baby!"
2000:
Co-starred in the indie feature "The Visit"; received a Best Supporting Actor nomination from the Independent Spirit Awards
1971:
Co-starred with James Caan in "Brian's Song" (ABC); earned Emmy nomination for his performance as football player Gale Sayers
2002:
Had small role in "Undercover Brother"
2002:
Lent his voice to the character Lando Calrissian for the video game "Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast"
1989:
Portrayed district attorney Harvey Dent in Tim Burton's "Batman"; was replaced by Tommy Lee Jones for the third installment, "Batman Forever" (1995)
1992:
Portrayed Motown Records founder Berry Gordy in the ABC miniseries "The Jacksons: An American Dream"
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Raised in Harlem section of NYC
1975:
Reteamed with Diana Ross as her love interest in "Mahogany"
1979:
Starred in the TV-movie "Christmas Lillies of the Field" (NBC); played role originated by Sidney Poitier in the feature
1988:
Succeeded James Earl Jones in the role of Troy Maxon in the Broadway production of "Fences" by August Wilson

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