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Vernel Bagneris

Vernel Bagneris was born on July 31, 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is known for his work on Down by Law (1986), Ray (2004) and Pennies from Heaven (1981). See full bio »
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 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dancin' Joe
- Edward Mordrake: Part 2 (2014) ... Dancin' Joe
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Judge Winslow
- At the River (2011) ... Judge Winslow
 2009 Welcome to Academia
 2009 The Way of War
Samir / Ace of Spades
 2007 Father of Lies (Video)
Luther Heir
 2004 Proud
Larry's Father
 2004/I Ray
Dancin' Al (as Vernel Bagnaris)
 1986 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Joe Witherspoon
- The Gift of Amazing Grace (1986) ... Joe Witherspoon
 1986 Down by Law
 1984 One Life to Live (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 December 1984 (1984) ... Kafka
 1978 French Quarter
Jelly Roll / Policeman
 1976 Crypt of Dark Secrets
High Priest
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 2016 The Nice Guys (choreographer)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 2004/I Ray (choreographer - uncredited) / (consultant: historical dance)
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 1981 Pennies from Heaven (performer: "Pennies from Heaven" (1936), "Rock of Ages" (1763) (uncredited), "The Old Rugged Cross" (1912) (uncredited))
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 2001 Jazz (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Gumbo: Beginnings to 1917 (2001) ... (voice)

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His musical, "One Mo' Time," was performed at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Bertice Reading, Clarke Peters, and Bill Dillard in the cast. See more »

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Vernel Bagnaris

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