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André De Shields


André De Shields was born on January 12, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for Another World (1964), Extreme Measures (1996) and Prison (1988). See full bio »
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 2013 Theo (completed)
Mr. Sweet
 2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Keys
- Wednesday's Child (2014) ... Keys (as Andre De Shields)
 2014 The Backseat
Mr. Davies
 2011/I The Inheritance
Uncle Grady
 2011 Bruce's Garden (Short)
Jack Reynolds
 2010 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Paul
- Cowboy (2010) ... Paul (as Andre de Shields)
 2009 The Good Heart
Sooty (as André de Shields)
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Bartender
 2008 Lipstick Jungle (TV Series)
Drag Queen
- Chapter Two: Nothing Sacred (2008) ... Drag Queen
 1996-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mr. Miller / Dr. Elvin Simmonds
- Cost of Capital (2006) ... Mr. Miller
- Custody (1996) ... Dr. Elvin Simmonds
 1983-2005 Great Performances (TV Series)
Tweedledum
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... Tweedledum
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Pat
- Change of a Dress (2002) ... Pat
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
Larry
- Older and Out (1997) ... Larry
 1988 Prison
Sandor
 1985 I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (TV Movie)
Haji (as Andre De Shields)
 1983 The American Snitch (TV Movie)
Russ
 1978 The Wiz (Video)
The Wiz
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Marshall Lincoln Kramer, III #2 (1995-1996)
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Other Works:

: Played "Graham, the Gorilla" in "Prymate", a play by Mark Medoff (Longacre Theater, New York City, New York, USA). Although the show did not last long, he was heavily criticized for perpetuating the stereotype of blacks as gorillas. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Andre De Shields | Andre de Shields | André de Shields
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He was awarded the 1998 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for "Play On!", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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