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Milt Hinton was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong" (1988-89), "John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen" (PBS, 1989-1990) and "The House I Live In" (PBS, 1989-1990). He also worked in film during these years, including roles in "The Great Rocky Mountain Jazz Party" (1977) with Clark Terry. In the nineties, Hinton devoted his time to various credits, such as "Jacksonville Jazz XI" (PBS, 1990-91), "Mo' Better Blues" (1990) starring Denzel Washington and "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (CBS, 1990-91). He also worked on "Jungle Fever" with Wesley Snipes (1991) and "Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story" (1992). Hinton also appeared in the documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" (1995) with Art Blakey. Hinton was most recently credited in "Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton" (PBS, 2004-05). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Wolf Trap Presents a Gift of Music" (PBS, 1993-94) and "Wolf Trap Presents a World of Performance" (PBS, 1993-94). Hinton also contributed music to the Leonardo DiCaprio blockbuster crime picture "Catch Me If You Can" (2002). Hinton passed away in December 2000 at the age of 90.
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