His second role was in the play, The Boys from Syracuse, at age twenty four at Karamu House. It was an integrated cast.
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Credits his mother, an unpublished poet and novelist, for giving him an appreciation of the spoken word. He started reciting poems at age three.
His gravelly voice, oft-present squint, and cold stare had led him to play many villains.