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Mel Bryant (1924–2001)

Mel Bryant was born on December 5, 1924 as Melvin C. Bryant. He was an actor, known for Shoe Shine Boy (1943), Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target (1977) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979). He died on May 15, 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »


(age 76) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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 1980 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Ed Swanson / Swanson / George / ...
- Hiring the Housekeeper (1980) ... Ed Swanson
- A Small Mafia Favor (1980) ... Swanson
- Archie Fixes Up Fred (1980) ... George
- The Return of Sammy (1980) ... Man
 1976-1977 Good Times (TV Series)
Stanley / Bartender / Salesman
- Bye, Bye, Bookman (1977) ... Stanley
- Love Has a Spot on His Lung: Part 1 (1977) ... Bartender
- J.J.'s Fiancee: Part 1 (1976) ... Salesman
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Dr. Harlan Washburn
- Dr. Harlan Washburn (1977) ... Dr. Harlan Washburn
 1977 Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target (TV Movie)
Casino Doorman
 1973-1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Pacing Man / Uncle Jake
- Fred Sanford Has a Baby (1976) ... Pacing Man
- The Engagment/The Member of the Wedding (1973) ... Uncle Jake
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Maitre d'
- To Still the Voice (1975) ... Maitre d'
 1973 All in the Family (TV Series)
- Second Honeymoon (1973) ... Albert
 1946 Riverboat Rhythm
Beeler Boy (uncredited)
 1943 Shoe Shine Boy (Short)
Shoe Shine Boy (as Melvin Bryant)
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 1975 Dinah! (TV Series)
- Episode #2.12 (1975) ... Himself

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Melvin Bryant

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