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Other Works

  • TV commercial: Driver, Video Game Software, 1999.
  • TV commercial: Ford Explorer (2003)
  • Music video: Appeared in Snoop Dogg's video "Doggy Dogg World" (1994).
  • Interviewed in "Reflections on Blaxploitation: Actors and Directors Speak", 2009.
  • (1965) He acted in James Baldwin's play, "The Amen Corner," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Claudia McNeil, Julius W. Harris, Minnie Gentry, Leu Camacho, Helen Martin, Georgia Burke, and Richard Ward in the cast. Lloyd G. Richards was director.
  • Appeared on Backstreet boys' music video Everybody (Backstreet's back)
  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • The Great White Hope (1968). Drama. Written by Howard Sackler. Music arranged by Charles Gross. Directed by Edwin Sherin. Alvin Theatre: 3 Oct 1968- 31 Jan 1970 (546 performances + 15 previews). Cast: James Earl Jones (as "Jack Jefferson"), Jane Alexander (as "Eleanor Bachman") [Broadway debut], Thomas Anderson (as "Negro Man/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Thomas Barbour (as "Sir William Griswold/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Verona Barnes (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Don Blakely (as "An African Student/Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Dave Brown (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/ Mourner/Contributor"), Burke Byrnes (as "1st Man on Ladder/Reporter/Crap Player/Policeman/Deputy/German Officer"), David Connell (as "Barker/Pailman/Mourner"), Lawrence Cook (as "Ensemble"), Sheila Coonan (as "Mrs. Kimball/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), Lance Cunard (as "Porter/Trainer/Handler/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Fight Fan"), George Curley (as "Weigher-in/Mr. Farlow/Photographer/Civic Marcher/Stage Hand'Fight Fan"), Jon Cypher (as "Mr. Cameron, the D.A./Klossowski/Man at Fight/Fight Fan"), George Ebeling (as "Fred"), Marshall Efron (as "Ragosy/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Hector Elizondo (as "French Handler/Blackface/El Jefe/Trainer/Deputy"), Luis Espinosa (as "Cuban Boy/Jack's Friend/Mourner"), Antonio Fargas (as "Scipio"), Joanna Featherstone (as "Jack's Friend/ Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Edd K. Gasper (as "Government Agent/Ranger/Civic Marcher/Deputy/German Officer"), Lou Gilbert (as "Goldie"), Donald Girard (as "Paco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Bachman"), Joe Hamer (as "Bettor/Ensemble Mr. M. Bratby"), George Harris II (as "Tout/Waiter/Policeman/Reporter/ Mexican/Fight Fan"), Hilda Haynes (as "Mrs. Jefferson"), Bob Horen (as "Official/Promoter/Reporter/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Mexican/Pinkerton Man"), L. Errol Jaye (as "Pastor"), Woodie King (as "Young Negro/Drummer"), Ed Lauter (as "Photographer/Crap Player/Policeman/Stage Hand/Pinkerton Man"), Jerry Laws (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Philip Lindsay (as "Negro Man/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Peter Masterson (as "Smitty"), George Mathews (as "Cap'n Dan"), Edward McNally (as "Roller/ Detective/Ensemble"), Lou Meyer (as "Juggler/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Clark Morgan (as "A Distinguished Negro/Ensemble"), Terrence O'Connor (as "Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), Jimmy Pelham (as "Tick"), Garwood Perkins (as "Deacon/Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Terrance Phillips (as "Boy/ Ensemble"), Richard Pittman (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation Mourner/Contributor"), Dan Priest (as "Colonel Cox/2nd Man on Ladder/Civic Marcher/Deputy"), Michael Prince (as "Mr. Donnelly/Crap Player/Reporter"), Brooks Rogers (as "Mr. Dixon"), Gil Rogers (as "Brady/Inspector Wainwright/German Officer/Fight Fan"), Danette Small (as "Civic Marcher/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Yvonne Southerland (as "Signature Recorder/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner"), Dolores St. Amand (as "Ensemble"), Larry Swanson (as "Mr. Eubanks/Handler/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Photographer/Reporter"), Judy Thames (as "Ensemble"), Christine Thomas (as "Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), David Thomas (as "Mr. Treacher/Ensemble"), Glory Van Scott (as "Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Sean J. Walsh (as "The Kid/Ranger/Civic Marcher/Deputy/Photographer"), Marlene Warfield (as "Clara"), Mel Winkler (as "Rudy/Jack's Friend/Contributor"), Eugene R. Wood (as "Pop Weaver/Man at Fight"), Max Wright (as "Mr. Coates/Reporter/German Officer"). Replacement actors included: Ned Beatty (as "Deputy/Detective/Fight Fan/Roller") [Broadway debut], Martin Wolfson (as "Goldie") [8 Sep 1969 - ?/final Broadway role]. Produced by Herman Levin. Note: Filmed as The Great White Hope (1970).

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