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Dorian Harewood

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dorian Harewood (born August 6, 1950) is an African American actor. He first garnered attention for his portrayal of Simon Haley (father of author Alex Haley) in the ABC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. He is also known for his roles in Full Metal Jacket and The Jesse Owens Story, and for his co-starring role in the ABC Television series Strike Force. In 1994, he was awarded the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie, for his recurring role as jazz/blues saxophonist Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston on the NBC drama series I'll Fly Away. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dorian Harewood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 6, 1950 In Dayton, Ohio
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the movie Sparkle 1976-04-07
Latest Project:
Movie Mayor Cupcake 2011-07-19
Known For
Filmography
Movie Mayor Cupcake Albert Peach 2011-07-19
Movie Grave Misconduct Baxter Kyle 2008-11-01
Movie Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure Older Irwin (voice) 2007-02-14
Movie Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall Jim Monroe 2006-03-04
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Gil 2005-01-19
Series Little House on the Prairie Dr. Tan 2005-03-26
Movie Kangaroo Jack: G'Day, U.S.A.! Lead Agent (voice) 2004-11-16
Movie Hollywood Wives The New Generation Claude St. Claire 2003-10-19
Movie Gothika Teddy Howard 2003-11-21
Movie The Christmas Shoes Dalton Gregory 2002-01-01
Movie Framed George Adams 2002-02-13
Movie Walter and Henry Pete Horton 2001-06-10
Movie The Triangle Captain Louis Morgan 2001-08-13
Movie The Last Debate Brad Lily 2000-11-05
Movie Hendrix Al Hendrix 2000-09-17
Series The Hoop Life 1999-07-04
Movie Change of Heart Dr. Lewis Franklin 1998-07-19
Movie The Homefront Archibald Wright 1998-08-07
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 5 1997-08-17
Series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm 1996-09-21
Movie Space Jam Monstar Bupkus (voice) 1996-11-15
Series The Savage Dragon 1995-09-21
Series Viper Julian Wilkes 1994-01-02
Movie Shattered Image Hardy 1994-01-21
Movie Daredevil vs. Spider-Man Tombstone (voice) 1994-11-19
Movie The Pagemaster Jamaican Pirates (voice) 1994-11-23
Series Biker Mice from Mars 1993-09-18
Series Sonic the Hedgehog Ari the Ram (voice) 1993-09-18
Series ProStars 1991-09-14
Movie Pacific Heights Dennis 1990-09-28
Movie Polly: Comin' Home! Doctor Shannon 1990-11-18
Movie Polly Doctor Shannon 1989-11-12
Movie Kiss Shot Kevin Merrick 1989-04-11
Series The California Raisin Show 1989-09-16
Series A Pup Named Scooby-Doo 1988-09-10
Movie Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story Lenell Geter 1987-02-03
Series Amerika Jeffrey Wyman 1987-02-15
Movie Full Metal Jacket Eightball 1987-06-26
Movie The Falcon and the Snowman Gene 1985-01-25
Movie Against All Odds Tommy 1984-03-02
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Jesse Owens 1984-07-09
Movie Tank SFC Ed Tippet, Provost Marshal's Office 1984-03-16
Movie The Ambush Murders Ray Ellsworth 1982-01-05
Movie Desire: The Vampire Detective Jerry Van Ness 1982-11-15
Movie Looker Lt. Masters 1981-10-30
Movie Beulah Land Floyd 1980-10-07
Movie Gray Lady Down Fowler 1978-03-10
Movie Siege Simon 1978-04-26
Movie Panic in Echo Park Michael Stoner 1977-06-23
Movie Sparkle Levi 1976-04-07
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