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Willis Burks II (1935–2010)


Willis Burks II was born on October 25, 1935 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for King of California (2007), Everything's Jake (2006) and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004). He died on November 21, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (Video Game)
Pope Joe (voice, as Willis Burkes II)
 2007 The Darkness (Video Game)
Emerson Darke (voice)
 2007 King of California
Pepper
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Ragged Man
- White Balance (2006) ... Ragged Man
 2006 Everything's Jake
Colonel
 2006 Sarang Song (TV Short)
Duke (as Willis Burks)
 2005 Gift for the Living (Short) (as Willis Burks)
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Old Guy
- Everybody Hates Halloween (2005) ... Old Guy (uncredited)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (Video Game)
Pope Joe (voice, as Willis Burkes II)
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Thomas
- Walk Like a Man (2002) ... Thomas
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Ralph Weathers
- Jones (2001) ... Ralph Weathers
 2001 Trigger Happy
Troy (as Willis Burks)
 1997 Fall
Baja
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Baxter
- The Unthinkable (1997) ... Baxter
 1997 Sunday
Selwyn (as Willis Burks)
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Vagrant
- Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1996) ... Vagrant
 1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Monty
- Slave (1996) ... Monty
 1992 Equinox
Willie

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(November 11 to December 13, 2008) He played Bobo in Lorraine Hansberry's play, "A Raisin in the Sun," in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Joy DeMichelle Moore (Ruth Younger); Pierre LaFran Priest Jr. (Travis Younger); Terrence Riggins (Walter Lee Younger); Nicole... See more »

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Survived by his four children: Willis Burks, III, Amy Burks-Jones, Europe A. Burks, and Jessiah C. Styles.

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