(1970s) Produced and hosted a drug documentary titled "Dead Is Dead", in which several drug addicts are shown using needle drugs
and going through withdrawals. The 1972 Bill Withers
song, "Lean On Me", was also used in the film. The 20 minute film was screened at many junior high...
Godfrey M. Cambridge
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[on why he left
] On the set, Don Adams
turns into Captain Queeg. He doesn't have those steel balls, but he drove me crazy. Now he's saying, 'The chemistry wasn't right.' Don is so uptight. Finally you have to say to him, 'Hey, man, the price ain't right. I'm willing to get off. I still have the original lining of my stomach...
Was nominated for Broadway's 1962 Tony Award for Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Purlie Victorious," a role he recreated in the film version titled
Gone Are the Days!