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Also Known As: Died: March 6, 1986
Born: December 5, 1933 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Forceful black character player whose film career had just begun to flourish in middle age when he died of a heart attack; best remembered as the rough master sergeant in "A Soldier's Story" (1984), for which he received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor.

Forceful black character player whose film career had just begun to flourish in middle age when he died of a heart attack; best remembered as the rough master sergeant in "A Soldier's Story" (1984), for which he received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Club Paradise (1986) Prime Minister Gundy
2.
 The Color Purple (1985) Old Mr
3.
 A Soldier's Story (1984) Master Sergeant Vernon C Waters
5.
 Honte de la jungle, La (1975) Voice
6.
 Che! (1969) Juan Almeida
7.
 Getting Even: A Wimp's Revenge (1986) Dr Rancid
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1970:
TV-movie debut, "The Challenge"
1975:
Feature debut, (voice only), "La Honte de la jungle"
1980:
First appearance in a feature, "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death"
1984:
Breakthrough role: portrayed Master Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in "A Soldier's Story"
1986:
Episodic TV debut, "Fortune Dane"
1986:
Final TV appearance in "The Twilight Zone" episode, "A Matter of Minutes"
1986:
Final feature film, "Club Paradise"
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Education

New York University: New York , New York -

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