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Antonio Fargas


A tall, lanky and twinkle-eyed African-American actor with wonderful onscreen charisma, Antonio Fargas has been appearing on stage and screen for nearly 40 years. His film debut was in Shirley Clarke's The Cool World (1963), a gritty, uncompromising tale about African-American youth growing up in Harlem, New York. He then made his acting presence ... See full bio »

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Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown Link Brown
(1974)
Firestarter
Firestarter Taxi Driver
(1984)
Shaft
Shaft Bunky
(1971)
Cleopatra Jones
Cleopatra Jones Doodlebug Simkins
(1973)

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  Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (post-production)
Willie 'Pops' Hennessy
 2017 Mann and Wife (TV Series)
Lieutenant Lou
- Mann, Shut Yo Mouth (2017) ... Lieutenant Lou
 2016 Dark Memories (TV Series short)
Isum
- Death at Sunrise (2016) ... Isum (rumored)
 2014 SnakeHead Swamp (TV Movie)
William Boudreaux
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Mr. Zhang
- Zhang (2014) ... Mr. Zhang
 2011 The Benita Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (2011)
 2009 Brothers (TV Series)
Maurice
- Snoop Returns (2009) ... Maurice
 2005-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Doc / Mr. Harris / Sweet Tooth
- Everybody Hates Tasha (2009) ... Doc
- Everybody Hates the Car (2009) ... Doc
- Everybody Hates Fake IDs (2009) ... Doc
- Everybody Hates Mr. Levine (2009) ... Doc
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
- Unchained (2009) ... Mr. Mitchell
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Jeffrey Knight
- Thirty-Six Hours (2008) ... Jeffrey Knight
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Ezekiel
- Unaired Premiere Episode (2006) ... Ezekiel
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Huggy Bear
- Bart Has Two Mommies (2006) ... Huggy Bear (voice)
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Uncle Jerry
- Pimps Up, DivaStyle Down (2004) ... Uncle Jerry
 2003 The District (TV Series)
J.T.
- In God We Trust (2003) ... J.T.
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Tony
- The Drugs Don't Work (2003) ... Tony
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Victor Garrison
- Seasons in the Sun (2003) ... Victor Garrison
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
Jimmy Lipps
- Girls Own Juice (2002) ... Jimmy Lipps
 2000 Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie)
Elijah Muhammad
 2000 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Dutch Simms
- Renunciation (2000) ... Dutch Simms
 1999 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Jeremy Lauren
- Obsession (1999) ... Jeremy Lauren
 1999 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Smitty Rollins
- All That Jazz (1999) ... Smitty Rollins
 1998 Damon (TV Series)
Sammy
- A Bury Special Episode (1998) ... Sammy
 1997 Living Single (TV Series)
Otis Jones
- Never Can Say Goodbye (1997) ... Otis Jones
- One Degree of Separation (1997) ... Otis Jones
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Uncle Nate
- Family Business (1996) ... Uncle Nate
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
The Criminal
- We Don't Need Another Hero (1996) ... The Criminal
 1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
Leroy James
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Lamont Kelly
- Soooooooul Train (1994) ... Lamont Kelly
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Spider
 1992 Maid for Each Other (TV Movie)
Eddie Kemper
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Colonel Devraux
- Walking Dead (1991) ... Colonel Devraux
 1990 La belle Anglaise (TV Series)
Caldwell
- Week-end surprise (1990) ... Caldwell
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Alejandro Gutierrez
- Mirror Image (1988) ... Alejandro Gutierrez
 1986 Florida Straits (TV Movie)
El Gato Negro
 1984 P.O.P. (TV Movie)
Frank Wilkey
 1984 A Good Sport (TV Movie)
Clifford
 1983-1984 All My Children (TV Series)
Les Baxter
- Episode dated 13 January 1984 (1984) ... Les Baxter
- Episode #1.3515 (1983) ... Les Baxter
- Episode #1.3501 (1983) ... Les Baxter
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Jerry Blackmore
- Once Again with Vigorish (1983) ... Jerry Blackmore
 1982 Paper Dolls (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Vaness
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Marshall Gripps
- Long Days Journey Into Morning (1981) ... Marshall Gripps
 1980 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Blackie
- Angels of the Deep (1980) ... Blackie
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Marshall Gripps
 1980 Escape (TV Movie)
Jamie Valdez
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Antonio Fargas
- Roller Disco: Part 2 (1979) ... Antonio Fargas (uncredited)
 1975-1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Huggy Bear
- Sweet Revenge (1979) ... Huggy Bear
- Starsky vs. Hutch (1979) ... Huggy Bear
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 3 (1979) ... Huggy Bear
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 2 (1979) ... Huggy Bear
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 1 (1979) ... Huggy Bear
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1979)
 1978 Kaz (TV Series)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
'Fast' Freddie Tibbs
- Mother Mishkin (1978) ... 'Fast' Freddie Tibbs
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Lee Graham
 1976 Adventurizing with the Chopper (TV Movie)
Leonard Jones
 1975 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie)
Jim
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Benny
- Loser Takes All (1974) ... Benny
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Sweetstick Weldon
- The Zombie (1974) ... Sweetstick Weldon
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Rex
- The Beautiful Die Young (1974) ... Rex
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
- Indictment (1974)
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Sonny Cochran
- Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle (1974) ... Sonny Cochran
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
T.D. Harris
- Downhill All the Way (1973) ... T.D. Harris
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Harpie
- The Ho Chi Minh Trail (1973) ... Harpie
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
J.J.
- The Barber Shop (1971) ... J.J.
 1967 Ironside (TV Movie)
T.D. Harris (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Snoop Dogg's video "Doggy Dogg World" (1994). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Huggy Bear

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

He (Huggy Bear) wasn't a pimp. This whole glorification of pimps and all that makes people think that. But they never told you what he did. One minute he had a bar, the next minute he was a guy on the street hustling, but he was always in the know. But he was never a pimp. The guy who was on 'Baretta' was a pimp. His character was called The Rooster. Plus there were other roles were I had played ... See more »

Trivia:

Son, Justin Fargas, played running back for the Oakland Raiders (2003-2009). See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Leo

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