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Charles S. Dutton

Charles S. Dutton was born on January 30, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Charles Stanley Dutton. He is an actor and producer, known for Alien³ (1992), Gothika (2003) and Roc (1991). He was previously married to Debbi Morgan. See full bio »
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 2015 Veneration (Short) (post-production)
Lt. A.J. Robertson
 2015 Carter High
Coach James
 2015/I The Perfect Guy
 2015 What Lola Wants
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie)
William 'Pa' Rainey
 2015 A Novel Romance (TV Movie)
 2014 Comeback Dad
 2014 Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Video)
Cookie (voice)
 2014 The Following (TV Series)
FBI Director Tom Franklin
- The Messenger (2014) ... FBI Director Tom Franklin
 2014 LA Live the Show (TV Series)
Special Guest / Honoree
- The Pan African Film Festival (2014) ... Special Guest / Honoree
 2014 Android Cop
Mayor Jacobs
 2013 A Very Larry Christmas
 2013/I The Monkey's Paw
Detective Margolis
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Father Mickle
- Spring (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Ratchet (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Suspension (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Pendulum (2013) ... Father Mickle
- Face (2013) ... Father Mickle
 2012 Least Among Saints
 2012 The Obama Effect
John Thomas
 2012 Bad Ass
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Pastor Damon
- Blue Ribbon Panel (2012) ... Pastor Damon
 2012 40 Minutes of Hell (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 LUV
 2011 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tony Cole
- The Bittersweet Science (2011) ... Tony Cole
 2010 Dark Blue (TV Series)
Walter Shell
- Shell Game (2010) ... Walter Shell (as Charles Dutton)
 2010/II The Gift
Dad Powell
 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Talmadge Neville
- Greater Good (2009) ... Talmadge Neville
 2008 American Violet
Reverend Sanders (as Charles Dutton)
 2008 Racing for Time (TV Movie)
Lt. Stack
 2007 Suspect (TV Movie)
Det. Joe Sampson
 2007 The Third Nail
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- Get a Real Job (2007) ... Reggie (as Charles Dutton)
 2006-2007 House M.D. (TV Series)
Rodney Foreman
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
- Home (2006)
 2005-2006 Threshold (TV Series)
J.T. Baylock
- Alienville (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Vigilante (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Outbreak (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- The Crossing (2006) ... J.T. Baylock
- Progeny (2005) ... J.T. Baylock
 2005 Mayday (TV Movie)
Admiral Randolf Hennings
 2005 Clubhouse (TV Series)
Stuart Truman
- Player Rep (2005) ... Stuart Truman
- Between First and Home (2005) ... Stuart Truman (as Charles Dutton)
 2005 The L.A. Riot Spectacular
The Mayor (as Charles Dutton)
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
William Thomas (as Charles Dutton)
 2004 Secret Window
Ken Karsch
 2004 Against the Ropes
Felix Reynolds
 2003 D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (TV Movie)
Chief Charles Moose
 2002-2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Chet Collins
- Hang on to Me (2003) ... Chet Collins
- Between the Cracks (2002) ... Chet Collins
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Negro Student / Benjamin Arnett
- Democracy and Struggles (2003) ... Negro Student
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Benjamin Arnett
 2002 Conviction (TV Movie)
Carl's Father
 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie)
Milton Webster
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Leonard Marshall
- Killing Time (2001) ... Leonard Marshall
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Officer Wilmore
- Another Toothpick (2001) ... Officer Wilmore
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Rev. Thomas Carver
- Valentine's Day (2001) ... Rev. Thomas Carver
 2000 Deadlocked (TV Movie)
Jacob Doyle
 1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Movie)
Mayor Bruce Lincoln
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie)
Reverend Willie Taylor (as Charles Dutton)
 1998 Oz (TV Series)
Professor Alvah Case
- The Tip (1998) ... Professor Alvah Case
 1998 Black Dog
Ford (as Charles Dutton)
 1998 Blind Faith
Charles Williams
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
Inmate (uncredited)
 1997 Mimic
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
- Pinocchio (1997) ... (voice)
 1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Charles Silvera (as Charles Dutton)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Elijah Sanborn
- Prison Riot (1996) ... Elijah Sanborn
 1996 Get on the Bus
 1996 Night Visitors (TV Movie)
Dr. Eldon James
 1996 Last Dance
John Henry Reese (uncredited)
 1996 Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us (TV Movie)
Charles Silvera (as Charles Dutton)
 1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own (TV Movie)
Lt. Charles Silvera
 1995 Se7en
Cop (uncredited)
 1995 Cry, the Beloved Country
John Kumalo
 1995 Zooman (TV Movie)
Emmett (as Charles Dutton)
 1995 The Piano Lesson (TV Movie)
Boy Willie (as Charles Dutton)
 1994 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Captain Jonas Cutter
- The Tale of Cutter's Treasure: Part 2 (1994) ... Captain Jonas Cutter (as Charles Dutton)
- The Tale of Cutter's Treasure: Part 1 (1994) ... Captain Jonas Cutter (as Charles Dutton)
 1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (TV Movie)
Charles Silvera
 1994 Foreign Student
Howlin' Wolf (as Charles Dutton)
 1994 Surviving the Game
Walter Cole (as Charles Dutton)
 1993 A Matter of Justice (TV Movie) (as Charles Dutton)
 1993 Rudy
 1993 Menace II Society
Mr. Butler
 1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
Elijah Hawkins
 1992 Alien³
 1991 Pretty Hattie's Baby (as Charles Dutton)
 1991 Mississippi Masala
Tyrone Williams
 1990 Traitor in My House (TV Movie)
Cyrus Quarles (as Charles Dutton)
 1990 Q & A
Det. Sam 'Chappie' Chapman (Homicide) (as Charles Dutton)
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Walters
- Pilot (1990) ... Mr. Walters (as Charles Dutton)
 1990 Astonished
White (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 An Unremarkable Life
Lou (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Charles Hodges
- Choice of Chance (1989) ... Charles Hodges
- Hear No Evil (1989) ... Charles Hodges (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 Jacknife
Jake (as Charles Dutton)
 1989 Runaway (TV Movie)
Ralph Colby (as Charles Dutton)
 1988 Crocodile Dundee II
Leroy Brown (as Charles Dutton)
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Conley (as Charles Dutton)
 1986 No Mercy
Sergeant Sandy (as Charles Dutton)
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Marathon (1986) ... Mr. Johnson (as Charles Dutton)
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Ed McCain / Lieutenant Pearson
- The Good Collar (1986) ... Ed McCain
- The Prodigal Son (1985) ... Lieutenant Pearson (as Charles Dutton)
 1986 Apology (TV Movie)
Asst. District Attorney (as Charles Dutton)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Bump and Run (1985) ... Abmennet (as Charles Dutton)
 1985 Cat's Eye
Dom (as Charles Dutton)
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Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (49 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

(2/03) Stage: Appeared (as "Levee") in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" by August Wilson (Royale Theater, New York City). NOTE: Dutton was nominated for a Tony award. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles Dutton


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

I have a farm in Maryland with 18 horses - 12 Clydesdales and the rest palominos. I also have eight big cats - two lions, two tigers, two leopards, a bobcat and a three-legged mountain lion." See more »


Attended Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. See more »



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