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Philip Michael Thomas

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Born: May 26, 1949 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

River of Stone (1996)
A brilliant teenage girl discovers a powerful crystal while in the Bahamas. Unbeknownst to her, it is being sought by various forces of good and evil who are trying to control the world.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter (1991) as Chuck Gilmore
In the ongoing series of "Perry Mason" telefilms, a television reporter is wrongfully accused of murdering the news team's anchorman.
False Witness (1989) as Bobby Jones
Tough, brilliant Lynne Jacobi realizes the district-attorney title now held by her boss is within her reach if she can get a suspect convicted in the brutal attack and rape of a controversial talk-show hostess. Bobby Jones, Jacobi's investigator and also her lover, disagrees with her on who is the l
Fight For Jenny, A (1986) as David Caldwell
A Southern couple -- a white woman and a black man -- marry and then must desperately fight her ex-husband's attempt to gain custody of their daughter based on their interracial union.
Wizard of Speed and Time, The (1980) as Policeman Mick Polanko
Sinister producer attempts to thwart a special effects wizard's big film.
Valentine (1979) as Bean
Mary Martin made her TV-movie debut and her first dramatic appearance on television in nineteen years as a feisty widow who falls in love with a zestful widower in a retirement community, much to the disapproval of her married daughter. She and Albertson get the opportunity to sing several songs --
This Man Stands Alone (1979) as Rufus Cartwright
This dramatization of the true story of a black civil rights activist who, following Martin Luther King's assassination, goes home to a small southern town and runs for sheriff against a popular segregationist was "inspired" by events in the life of Sheriff Thomas E. Gilmore but was emasculated by s
Beasts Are On The Streets, The (1978) as Eddie Morgan
Panic grips a small community after a tanker truck crashes through a fence at a wild animal park, freeing dozens of dangerous beasts.
Sparkle (1976) as Stix
The three Williams sisters start out singing in their chuch choir in Harlem in the late 1950s become a successful girl group in the 1960s. But their sudden rise to stardom causes problems in their lives.
Hombre de los Hongos, El (1976) as Gaspar
Black Street Fighter, The (1976)
After Leroy Fist has got involved with organized crime, he determined to change his life. But when Leroy tried to distance himself from that life, mobsters murdered his wife. So now Leroy's only goal is revenge.
Coonskin (1975) as Brother Rabbit; Randy
Mr. Ricco (1975) as Purvis Mapes
A defense lawyer faces down racist killers to prove his black client innocent.
Toma (1973) as Sam Hooper
Based on the exploits of David Toma, real-life Newark, New Jersey plainclothes detective with a talent for disguises, this pilot to the subsequent series (1973-74) has the independent-minded cop bucking his superiors to stalk the leader of a syndicate's numbers racket. Musante, Oakland and Strasberg
Book of Numbers (1972)
African Americans Blueboy Harris and Dave Green are struggling to make their livings as waiters in the deep South during the Depression. They assess their options and decide that they could do much better if they opened a numbers operation. It proves to have been the right decision and things are go

Stunts (feature film)

Wizard of Speed and Time, The (1980) as Stunt Driver
Sinister producer attempts to thwart a special effects wizard's big film.

Cast (special)

Celebrate the Soul of American Music (1991) as Host
A special with contemporary artists honoring famous black music performers.
Motown Merry Christmas (1990) as Host
A Christmas variety special hosted by Philip Michael Thomas.
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.
Disney's Totally Minnie (1988) as Guest
A special that intergrates live-action with animation, featuring Minnie Mouse as a liberated woman of the '80s. Included is an exclusive music video with Minnie and pop star Elton John.
Ninth Annual Emmy Awards For Sports (1988)
Live coverage from the Sheraton Centre Hotel in New York City of the ninth annual event honoring excellence in sports television. Some of the categories include: outstanding live sports special, live sports series, outstanding sports personality hosts and analyst, technical achievement, music, writ
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebration (1988)
A six-hour rock concert, airing live from Wembley Stadium in London, honoring anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, who has been imprisoned by the South African government for nearly 25 years.
Motown Merry Christmas (1987) as Host
A special featuring Motown stars performing holiday songs. The program was taped on stage at the Aquarius Theater in Hollywood, California.
38th Annual Emmy Awards, The (1986)
A live three-hour telecast from Pasadena, California, of the thirty-eighth Annual Emmy Awards which honors excellence in the television industry. David Letterman and Shelley Long are this year's co-hosts. Veteran comedian Red Skelton, recipient of this year's coveted Governor's Award by the Board of
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
American Music Awards, The (1986)
A three-hour, live telecast from Los Angeles, London, Detroit, Tucson, and Hong Kong, featuring the thirteenth annual American Music Awards. Winners of awards in pop/rock, country, and soul/rhythm and blues will be announced, and more than seventy-five musical artists are expected to attend, includi
America Talks Back (1986)
A live-on-tape program that provides NBC viewers with the opportunity to make comments and ask questions about what they see on TV, and allows NBC executives and performers to respond.
Battle of the Network Stars XVIII (1985) as Nbc Team Member
The eighteenth program in which stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC compete in various games to determine which network is best in the athletic field. This program is the first one not to feature Howard Cosell, and is also the first time the locale has moved from Pepperdine University in California to Ixta
Roosevelt and Truman (1977) as Truman
The misadventures of Roosevelt and Truman, the owner-operators of the Roosevelt and Truman Bail Bond and Security Guard Agency. In the pilot episode, the boys seek to re-establish their previously perfect record when a client flies the coop and leaves them facing bankruptcy.

Music (special)

Debbie Allen Special, The (1989) as Song Performer ("Love Changes")
A variety special in which Debbie Allen and her guests take a behind-the-scenes look at the varied experiences that can shape an entertainer's career.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

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