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The Displaced... Originally released in 1977. Directed by Glenn Jordan. Starring John Houseman,... more info $17.95was $24.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: September 7, 2006
Born: February 3, 1911 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Coldwater, Mississippi, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Rain Without Thunder (1992) as Old Lawyer
Set in the future when abortion is illegal, a mother and daughter are arrested for "fetal murder."
Maniac Cop 2 (1990) as Harry
To serve, protect and kill! The undead lunatic with the badge and the gun is back. This time he's teamed up with a serial killer on a quest for blood-splattered revenge.
Witness (1985) as Custodian
A young Amish boy, visiting Philadelphia with his widowed mother, witnesses a murder. When the detective on the case discovers a police cover up, he realizes his, the boy''s and the mother''s lives are in jeopardy. He hides out in Amish country, living amongst the community and having to abide by their peaceful customs. Things get more complicated when he falls in love with the young widow. But, soon the idyllic life is shattered when the villains discover his whereabouts.
Cotton Club, The (1984) as Stage Door Joe
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
Trading Places (1983) as Attendant
Wealthy brothers conspire to switch the fortunes of a young investor and a man from the hood.
Sleepaway Camp (1983) as Ben
A deranged killer stalks oversexed camp counselors.
Cold River (1981) as The Trapper
An experienced mountain guide is on vacation with his two children in the Adirondacks when he has a heart attack and dies. Suddenly on their own, the children have to learn how to survive in the cold and dangerous wilderness.
Cockfighter (1974) as Buford
Frank Mansfield has wanted to win the Cockfighter of the Year medal for ages. Frank never speaks. After shooting his mouth off one too many times then losing a champion rooster in a casual hotel room cockfight, he swore never to speak again until he's won that award... He makes a bet with old crony Jack to be settled at the upcoming meet. Frank puts his car and his trailer on the line; he loses. Jack gets the trailer, and Frank's part-time girlfriend who goes with it. Frank's long-time girlfriend Mary Elizabeth wants him to get serious and settle down. But Frank has to raise some money for a new cock - $500 - then he can form a partnership with fellow cocksman Omar Baradansky and make another try for that medal...
The Sting (1973)
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.

Cast (special)

Gospel at Colonus, The (1985) as Creon
A performance, taped live, of a musical retelling of Sophocles' "Oedipus" cycle, reconceived as a gospel sermon in a black Pentecostal church service.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sophisticated Gents, The (1981) as Big Ralph
Twenty-five-year reunion of members of a Black athletic-social club, based on the book "The Junior Bachelor Society", brings together nine of its members for the first time to honor their old coach but is marred by a murder investigation involving one of the gents (Melvin Van Peebles, who had writte

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