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Also Known As: Died: March 16, 2008
Born: April 6, 1931 Cause of Death: hemorrhage
Birth Place: Harlem, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Percy and Thunder - Part 2 (1993)
Percy is a crafty, ornery fight trainer who could have been a contender. Thunder is the up-and-coming middleweight boxer he trains. Together they maintain their integrity and resist corruption, even when dealing with a slick, all-powerful Don King-like promoter.
2.
Percy and Thunder - Part 1 (1993)
Percy is a crafty, ornery fight trainer who could have been a contender. Thunder is the up-and-coming middleweight boxer he trains. Together they maintain their integrity and resist corruption, even when dealing with a slick, all-powerful Don King-like promoter.
3.
Percy and Thunder (1993) as Director
A young black fighter and his veteran trainer are pitted against big-money boxing's bureaucracy of influence and greed.
4.
Love Is Not Enough (1978) as Director
An amiable comedy-drama about a black family which moves from Los Angeles to Detroit in search of a better life. "Harris and Company," the series that spun off from this film, ran briefly in the spring of 1979.
5.
Spook Who Sat By the Door, The (1973) as Director
A flunkey black CIA man (reluctantly admitted in the first place), leaves the Agency to put his training to use in the covert indoctrination and organization of urban guerrila warfare units (made up of black street gangs), which move to overthrow the repressive government.
6.
Trouble Man (1972) as Director
Following the trail of a private eye in a 3-piece suit who pilots a mean Lincoln Continental.
7.
Living Between Two Worlds (1963) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

8.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986) as Judge
Raymond Burr recreates his characterization of the famous attorney, Perry Mason, for the third time in this television movie, as he defends an actor accused of shooting a television talk show host in front of an audience. Despite the threat of losing the friendship of a beautiful woman, he refuses t
9.
Car Wash (1976) as Lonnie
The eccentric employees at a Los Angeles car wash struggle to get through the day.
10.
Fer-De-Lance (1974) as Joe Voit
A disaster movie that has terror stalking a stricken sub, wedged deep below the sea and crawling with deadly vipers. In Great Britain, this film was released theatrically as "Death Dive," a somewhat more descriptive title.
11.
Clay Pigeon (1971) as Simon
A Vietnam veteran has been using illegal drugs, but eventually decides that he wants to escape that life. But before he can leave it behind, an FBI narcotics agent recruits him to go undercover in Los Angeles to help expose other ex-soldiers who involved in drug dealing.
12.
13.
Where's Jack? (1969) as Naval officer
14.
To Trap a Spy (1966) as Soumarin
Secret agents try to stop the assassination of an African leader touring the U.S.
15.
A Patch of Blue (1965) as Mark Ralfe
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
16.
Nothing but a Man (1964) as Duff Anderson
A young black man in 1963 Alabama loves a minister's daughter, works hard, and is put upon, oppressed, and called "boy" by everyone with whom he comes in contact; he wants to be "nothing but a man."
17.
Murder Men (1961) as Joe Sherman
18.
Battle at Bloody Beach (1961) as Tiger Blair
This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the Navy helping supply guerilla insurgents in the Philippines. His sole motive is not politics nor bravery, but to find his bride from whom he was separated during the Japanese invasion two years before.
19.
A Raisin in the Sun (1961) as Asagai
A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children.
20.
Porgy and Bess (1959) as Jim
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder. The only person willing to overlook her past and offer her shelter is the crippled Porgy. Their relationship is threatened by the disapproval of the townspeople, the presence of her old drug supplier Sportin' Life - and the threatened return of Crown.
21.
Something of Value (1957) as Lathela
Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising.

Producer (feature film)

22.
Spook Who Sat By the Door, The (1973) as Producer
A flunkey black CIA man (reluctantly admitted in the first place), leaves the Agency to put his training to use in the covert indoctrination and organization of urban guerrila warfare units (made up of black street gangs), which move to overthrow the repressive government.

Director (special)

23.
Counterattack: Crime in America (1982) as Segment Director
An unusual and unique program that presents reenactments of actual crimes to illustrate crime-prevention tips and increase viewer awarness of potential crime situations. Following a dramatization, viewers who may possess knowledge of a crime are asked to call either their local police or "We Tip" (1
24.
Counterattack: Crime in America (1982) as Director
An unusual and unique program that presents reenactments of actual crimes to illustrate crime-prevention tips and increase viewer awarness of potential crime situations. Following a dramatization, viewers who may possess knowledge of a crime are asked to call either their local police or "We Tip" (1
25.
Palms Precinct (1982) as Director
The exploits of Alexandra Brewster and Carmine Monaco, police detectives attached to the Palms City, California Police Department. In the pilot episode, Alexandra and Carmine attempt to expose a group of corrupt Federal narcotics agents.
26.
Harris and Company (1979) as Director
A realistic approach to the problems facing a poor black family as seen through the experiences of Mike Harris, a widowed Los Angeles mechanic and the father of five children.
27.
Bill Cosby Special, Or?, The (1971) as Director
An hour of music and comedy sketches, featuring comedian Bill Cosby and friends.

Producer (special)

28.
Haunted: The Incredible Life And Times Of Robert Ripley: Believe It Or Not (1996) as Segment Producer (Dramatic Sequences)
Examination of the life and career of Robert Ripley, a collector, cartoonist, explorer and adventurer who searched the globe for the unusual and incredible to include in his cartoon series, "Believe It or Not!"

Cast (special)

29.
Amerika (1987) as Alan Drummond
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th

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