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Also Known As: Died: October 11, 1991
Born: December 9, 1922 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Harlem Nights (1989) as Bennie Wilson
Jive with two of Hollywood's greatest funnymen in this cool comedy caper! Written and directed by Eddie Murphy, "Harlem Nights" (1989) co-stars all-time great Richard Pryor, as these two comic geniuses head back into the 1930s in this action-packed adventure. Murphy is Quick, Pryor is Sugar Ray, and the two run a sleek Harlem gambling house filled with gorgeous gals and smooth-talking card sharps. Quick and Ray soon discover they have an adversary in gangster Bugsy Calhoun, who wants the club for himself, and is using a corrupt cop and an alluring femme fatale to do the dirty work for him. But the streetwise father and son are not easily duped, and instead hatch a plan to teach the mobster a lesson he'll never forget.
2.
Ghost of a Chance (1987) as Ivory Clay
A television movie about a veteran policeman who accidentally kills a musician. The ghost of the musician returns to persuade the cop to steer the musician's grandson away from drug peddlers and into a life of music.
3.
Norman...Is That You? (1976) as Ben Chambers
A retired man discovers his only son is gay.
4.
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) as Uncle Bud
Two black police detectives suspect a preacher's "Back to Africa" movement is a scam.

Cast (special)

5.
100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) as Honoree (Archival Footage)
Comedy Central celebrates the best in stand-up comedy, as comedian panelists Dom Irrera, Judy Gold, Mario Joyner, and Greg Giraldo count down the top 100 comics of all time.
6.
Laugh, a Tear, A (1990)
A special, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, highlighting African-American humor. Included are interviews, comedy routines and highlights of the careers of famous comedians from the past, such as Steppin Fetchit, Moms Mabley, Pigmeat Markham, and Bert Williams.
7.
Motown Merry Christmas (1990)
A Christmas variety special hosted by Philip Michael Thomas.
8.
Motown Merry Christmas (1987)
A special featuring Motown stars performing holiday songs. The program was taped on stage at the Aquarius Theater in Hollywood, California.
9.
Paul Shaffer: Viva Shaf Vegas (1987)
A comedy special featuring comedian/musician Paul Shaffer searching for truth, love, beauty, and the ultimate Las Vegas show.
10.
37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, The (1985)
The thirty-seventh annual presentation by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) of the Emmy Awards for prime time television. Telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California.
11.
My Buddy (1979) as Woodrow "Buddy" Johnson
The story of Woodrow "Buddy" Johnson, an average guy and owner of Buddy's Bar in San Francisco who inherits a multi-million dollar corporation and enters high society.
12.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes (1979)
A twice-yearly special in which celebrities compete in various athletic contests to determine which is the superior sex.
13.
Bob Hope Special: Happy Birthday, Bob! (1978)
A salute to Bob Hope on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday.
14.
Krofft Komedy Hour, The (1978) as Guest
Various comedy sketches.
15.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes (1977) as Male Team Member
A twice-yearly series of specials in which celebrities compete in various athletic contests to determine which is the superior sex.
16.
Lola (1976) as Guest
A music and comedy special.
17.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Christmas Party (1975)
Music and comedy sketches to celebrate the Christmas season.
18.
Cotton Club '75 (1974) as Performer
A review that recreates the famed Cotton Club in Harlem.
19.
Jack Benny's Second Farewell Show (1974)
Jack Benny's second attempt to announce his retirement from show business.
20.
Show Business Salute to Milton Berle, A (1973)
A music and comedy tribute to Mr. Television, Milton Berle, on the occasion of his sixtieth year in show business.
21.
Keep U.S. Beautiful (1973)
An anti-pollution program of skits and songs that voices that hackneyed and generally ignored appeal, "Keep America beautiful."
22.
Rowan and Martin Special, The (1973)
An hour of vaudeville-style music and comedy sketches hosted by Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
23.
And Beautiful (1969) as Guest
The program spotlights performances by black entertainers.

Producer (special)

24.
My Buddy (1979) as Executive Producer
The story of Woodrow "Buddy" Johnson, an average guy and owner of Buddy's Bar in San Francisco who inherits a multi-million dollar corporation and enters high society.

Music (special)

25.
Motown Merry Christmas (1987) as Song ("Christmas Everyday")
A special featuring Motown stars performing holiday songs. The program was taped on stage at the Aquarius Theater in Hollywood, California.

Cast (short)

26.
The Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie Star (1976)
This promotional short film looks at Redd Foxx's first leading role in a motion picture, "Norman... Is That You?" (1976).

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