Had supporting role in "Roots: The Next Generation" (ABC); won second Emmy nomination
Appeared in the Broadway play "Checkmates", co-starring Denzel Washington
Film acting debut in "The Lost Man"
Made TV-movie debut in "Horror at 37,000 Feet" (CBS)
Played a talking mirror on TV sitcom "The Charmings" (ABC)
Played romantic interest of Diahann Carroll's "Julia" on the NBC sitcom
Played the adoptive father of two Vietnamese children in "Catfish and Black Bean Sauce"
Returned to series TV as regular on the short-lived NBC sitcom "Built to Last"
Voiced Mr Ruhle in "The Magic School Bus" (PBS)
Had pivotal role in the feature "Presumed Innocent"
Was artist in residence at Stanford University
Worked as artist in residence at University of Hawaii
Appeared as a record executive in a story arc of the CBS crime drama "Wiseguy"
Breakthrough feature role, "Sounder"; earned Best Actor Oscar nomination
Had regular role of building landlord on the NBC sitcom "227"
Made TV debut in episode of "Perry Mason" (CBS)
Played title role in the NBC miniseries "King"; won first Emmy nomination
Portrayed boxing promoter Don King in the HBO biopic "Tyson"