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Dick Campbell (II) (1903–1994)

Dick Campbell is a name not as well known as other Black actors of the early years, even the top historians and researchers of Black theater know very little about him or don't even know him at all. Campbell apparently only appeared in one movie which appears to be lost but he was well respected and a credit to his art. Dick remained true to his ... See full bio »

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 1939 What Goes Up
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 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary) (thanks)
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Co-founder of the Negro People's Theatre with actress Rose McClendon in 1935. After her death, co-founded the Rose McClendon Players (1937 - 1942) with his wife, concert singer Muriel Rahn.
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On Saturday, February 26, 1955, organized a television boycott in New York City to protest the dearth of quality roles for African American actors. At the time, only one in 200 roles were played by black actors on television, and most were in subservient positions.

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