|Also Known As:
Albert Cornelius Freeman Jr., Al Freeman
||Died: || August 9, 2012
|Born: || March 21, 1934
||Cause of Death: || Undetermined
|| San Antonio, Texas, USA
actor, producer, director, acting teacher, screenwriter
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Made film acting debut in "The Clown"
Stage acting debut, L.A. showcase production of "Detective Story"
Made Broadway debut in "The Long Dream"
Appeared in "Blues for Mr. Charlie"
Co-starred in the musical version of "Golden Boy"
Made London stage debut reprising role in "Blues for Mr. Charlie"
Reprised stage role of Clay in the film version of "Dutchman"
Appeared in "Finian's Rainbow"
Starred in the short-lived musical "Look to the Lillies," based on the film "Lillies of the Field" (1963)
Recieved Emmy nomination for starring role opposite Patty Duke in the NBC TV-movie "My Sweet Charlie"; released theatrically
Last film for over 15 years, "A Fable"; also produced and directed
Starred as policeman Ed Hall on the popular ABC daytime drama "One Life to Live"; won Daytime Emmy in 1979 for the role
Cast as Malcolm X in the ABC miniseries "Roots: The Next Generations"
Returned to features in "Seven Hours to Judgment"
Received sterling reviews for his portrayal of Elijah Muhammed in Spike Lee's biopic "Malcolm X"
Served as chair of the theater department at Howard University
Co-starred in the Showtime movie " Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker"
Landed recurring role as police commissioner James Harris on "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC)
Played the patriarch in "Down in the Delta," directed by Maya Angelou
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University of Massachusetts at Amherst:
Amherst , Massachusetts
Los Angeles City College:
Los Angeles , California
- 1954 - 1957
Severa E Clemon. Married in January 1960; separated c. 1986.
Albert C Freeman. Musician. Jazz pianist.