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Also Known As: Died: December 31, 1994
Born: July 25, 1914 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Quick and the Dead, The (1995) as Charles Moonlight
Set in the Old West, a woman seeks revenge on the man who killed her father.
Storyville (1992) as Charlie Sumpter
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
On Fire (1987) as Woody
A man is desperate to recapture his dignity and self-worth after mandatory retirement from his job as chief arson investigator for a big-city fire department.
Gathering of Old Men, A (1987) as Yank
A group of acquiescent old black men find sudden courage when faced with the need to defend a beloved fellow black in danger of being lynched for the murder of a white racist tenant farmer.
Lust In The Dust (1984) as Black Man
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Holmes
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
Scream (1983) as Charlie
Jungle Warriors (1983) as Luther
The Black Stallion Returns (1983) as Meslar
A teen-aged boy braves a series of adventures to recover his beloved horse.
Vigilante (1983) as Rake
When street thugs kill his son, a factory worker takes the law into his own hands.
Angkor-Cambodia Express (1981) as Woody
Jaguar Lives! (1979) as Sensei
Cuba Crossing (1979) as Titi
Ravagers, The (1979) as Brown
In a dismal, post-apocalyptic world, a man is devastated after his wife is raped and murdered by a biker gang. He takes his revenge against one of them and leaves on the man''s motorcycle. When he comes across another survivor who has food and weapons, they team up with a young woman and the three begin traveling together. However, he finds that even with his new friends, he is still in danger from the bikers.
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977) as Walter Colby
Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group of towns folk in a remote hotel.
Keoma (1976) as George
Winterhawk (1975) as Big Rude
The tribe of Chief Winterhawk are ill. His friend trapper Guthrie suggests to ask the white men in a near village for help - but they kill Winterhawk's companion...
Key West (1973) as Candy Rhodes
An ex-CIA operative, running a boat service in Florida with an old buddy, finds himself the target of an ailing tycoon with a score to settle and becomes involved in a chase for evidence incriminating a U.S. Senator in this pilot for a prospective series.
Italian Connection, The (1972) as Frank
A small-time pimp in Milan is blamed when a shipment of heroin disappears en route from Italy to New York. Two New York hitmen go to Italy to kill him, as do the actual thieves who intend to get to him first, silence him, and never be suspected themselves. When the pimp's wife and daughter are kille
Black Rodeo (1972) as Himself
This film documents a 1970s rodeo that took place in at Randall's Island, New York, near Harlem. Featured are a performance by Muhammed Ali, a discussion of the history of the African American cowboy, and commentary on the event and its meaning by spectators.
The Revengers (1972) as Job
The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones.
The Gatling Gun (1972) as Runner
The development of the Gatling gun is imagined in this fictional, Western tale.
The Deserter (1971) as Jackson
A young soldier's resilience is tested and his loyalties divided when he joins the French Foreign Legion during the Algerian uprising against France.
The Last Rebel (1971) as Duncan
A pair of confederate soldiers rescue a black man from a lynching.
Spina Dorsale del Diavola, La (1971) as Jackson
Bitter over his wife's death due to what he believes was army negligence, Capt. Viktor Kaleb deserts the cavalry and disappears into the southwestern wasteland. But when marauding Apaches set up a stronghold just out of the cavalry's reach in Mexico, Kaleb is given amnesty in exchange for leading a small band of especially trained soldiers to wipe out the Indian stronghold.
Tarzan's Deadly Silence (1970) as Marshak
Che! (1969) as Guillermo
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1969) as Stony
A mail-order bride enlists an outlaw and a mystery man to help protect her land from a ruthless cattleman.
Shalako (1968) as Chato
A seasoned tracker rides to the rescue when a European hunting party blunders into Indian territory.
Black Jesus (1968)
A Congo rebel leader is captured and imprisoned with two white felons in this 81-minute DVD feature containing religious symbolism and condemnation of colonial exploitation. Maurice Lalubi (Woody Strode) is thrown in jail with a soldier and an Italian thief. The trio endures torture at the hands of their captors, while a newly formed military regime decides the fate of the insurgent. The entire horror of the confrontation is seen through his eyes throughout Lalubi's interrogation and torture. His imminent demise could turn him into a martyr and spell trouble for the new government dictator in this sometimes violent film.
The Professionals (1966) as Jacob Sharp
A corrupt rancher hires four soldiers of fortune to rescue his wife from kidnappers.
Seven Women (1966) as Lean warrior
The women staffing an isolated Chinese mission fight to survive a bandit attack.
Genghis Khan (1965) as Sengal
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
Tarzan's Three Challenges (1963) as Khan/Tarim
The jungle king travels to India to protect a child monarch from his enemies.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Pompey
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961) as Muwango
A female doctor in the Congo is torn between two loves.
Two Rode Together (1961) as Stone Calf
Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Spartacus (1960) as Draba
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
Sergeant Rutledge (1960) as Sergeant Braxton Rutledge
A 19th-century lawyer tries to clear a black man of rape and murder charges.
The Last Voyage (1960) as Hank Lawson
Passengers and crew fight to escape a sinking ocean liner.
Pork Chop Hill (1959) as Franklin
Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it.
The Buccaneer (1959) as Toro
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958) as Ramo
The jungle king tries to help a doctor establish a mission.
The Ten Commandments (1956) as King of Ethiopia
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
The Silver Chalice (1955) as Moor
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
Son of Sinbad (1955) as Guard
The legendary pirate''''s son fights an evil caliph over a magical secret.
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Gladiator
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Jungle Gents (1954) as Malaka
The Bowery Boys go diamond hunting in Africa.
The Royal African Rifles (1953) as Soldier
Androcles and the Lion (1953) as The lion, Tommy
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?
City Beneath the Sea (1953) as Djion
Divers Brad and Tony arrive in Jamaica to attempt salvage of the "Lady Luck," sunk with all hands and a million in gold. They charter a boat, "American Beauty," skippered by attractive Terry McBride, but cannot find the ship. But there's more to the "Lady Luck" than meets the eye, and undersea skullduggery forms a counterpoint to Brad's romance with Terry, and Tony's with cabaret singer Venita.
African Treasure (1952) as Native mail boy
Bomba the Jungle Boy takes on diamond smugglers.
Caribbean (1952) as Esau
Bride of the Gorilla (1951) as Policeman
Deep in the South American jungle plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife (Barbara Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?
The Lion Hunters (1951) as Walu
Bomba the Jungle Boy defends his animal friends from a team of unscrupulous hunters.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Motorcycle chauffeur for Rochester
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
No Time for Love (1943) as Ethiopian sandhog
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
Sundown (1941) as Tribal policeman
An exotic woman helps the Allies fight the Germans in North Africa.

Cast (special)

Outside Man, The (1977) as Shaker Thompson
The exploits of Richie Martinelli, a street-wise FBI agent who goes undercover to apprehend criminals, becoming generally known as the "outside man" in dangerous situations. The pilot episode depicts Martinelli's attempts to apprehend the bank robbers who are responsible for the deaths of two police

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