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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 15, 1995|
|Born:||Cause of Death:||hypertension and kidney failure|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||actor, activist|
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CAST: (feature film)
Liebestraum (1991) 2nd Orderly
A Woman Under the Influence (1974) Willie Johnson
Blade (1973) Attorney
The Hot Rock (1972)
For Love of Ivy (1968) Jerry
Shadows (1959) Hugh Hurd
Anything For John (1999) Interviewee
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Joined Godfrey Cambridge and Maya Angelou in organizing one of the first benefits in New York for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (date approximate)
Most notable role was as the lead character in John Cassavetes' improvisational film "Shadows"
With Cambridge, founded and led the Committee for the Employment of Negro Performers
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Merlyn Purdy Hurd. Former actor, psychologist. Married c. 1961.
Adrienne Hurd. Actor. Mother, Merlyn Purdy Hurd.
Denise Hurd. Actor. Mother, Merlyn Purdy Hurd.
Michelle Hurd. Actor. Mother, Merlyn Purdy Hurd.
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