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Al Fann (aka Al ⿿Jocko⿝ Fann) made his acting debut in the 1970 film "Cotton Comes to Harlem," followed by a bit part in the classic, star-studded crime drama"The French Connection." With his distinctive voice, Fann began providing the voices for cartoons, starting in 1978 with "Challenge of the SuperFriends," followed by "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends" and "The Chipmunks." In 1986 he played a starring role on the TV series "He⿿s the Mayor." Fann continued to make appearances on TV shows in the ⿿90s, as well as in high-profile films such as Terry Gilliam⿿s "The Fisher King," and "Frankie and Johnny" starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer. Soon after, he played Detective Will Stratton on the crime-drama series "Bodies of Evidence." Fann has worked consistently into the ⿿00s, with guest appearances on popular shows "The West Wing" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Al Fann (aka Al ⿿Jocko⿝ Fann) made his acting debut in the 1970 film "Cotton Comes to Harlem," followed by a bit part in the classic, star-studded crime drama"The French Connection." With his distinctive voice, Fann began providing the voices for cartoons, starting in 1978 with "Challenge of the SuperFriends," followed by "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends" and "The Chipmunks." In 1986 he played a starring role on the TV series "He⿿s the Mayor." Fann continued to make appearances on TV shows in the ⿿90s, as well as in high-profile films such as Terry Gilliam⿿s "The Fisher King," and "Frankie and Johnny" starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer. Soon after, he played Detective Will Stratton on the crime-drama series "Bodies of Evidence." Fann has worked consistently into the ⿿00s, with guest appearances on popular shows "The West Wing" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ladykillers, The (2004)
2.
 Hefner Unauthorized (1999) Walter
3.
 Sharon's Secret (1995) Old Sergeant
4.
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 Stormy Weathers (1992) Cecil Wilkes
6.
 The Fisher King (1991) Superintendent
7.
 Frankie and Johnny (1991) Luther
9.
 Nick Knight (1989) Dedrick
10.
 Curse II: The Bite (1989) Gas Jockey
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