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Quite a whirlwind career for the youthful looking Downing with a career on stage and screen spanning well over thirty years. Currently residing in Hollywood, Los Angeles - David is back on the small screen as Jamaica Joe in the forthcoming TV movie "Island Fever". He worked extensively on American TV mostly between the late seventies and late ... See full bio »

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Meet the Raisins!
Gordon's War
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Cast a Deadly Spell
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 2013 Truck (Short)
Court Audience Hekler(3)
 2006 Circus Camp
Jamacia Joe
 2005 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
- Prison Break (2005) ... Father
 1998 JAG (TV Series)
- With Intent to Die (1998) ... Chaplain
 1992-1993 Roc (TV Series)
Dr. Brown / Uncle Warren
- Final Analysis (1993) ... Dr. Brown
- The Roc That Dreams Are Made Of (1992) ... Uncle Warren
 1990-1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Reverend White / Presenter
- Guess Who's Coming to Marry? (1991) ... Reverend White
- Not with My Pig, You Don't (1990) ... Presenter
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie)
Thadius Pilgrim
 1990 Extreme Close-Up (TV Movie)
 1989 227 (TV Series)
Father Gabbay / Walter
- A Pampered Tale (1989) ... Father Gabbay
- Trial and Error (1989) ... Walter
 1989 Listen to Me
Officer of the Court
 1988 Meet the Raisins! (TV Short)
Red (voice)
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series)
- Anthony Jr. (1987) ... Sam
 1983 A Rose for Emily (Short)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Chester Davis
- Moon Over Uranus: The Sequel (1983) ... Chester Davis
 1979-1982 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Edgar Thornton / Albert Fox
- Death Smiles on a Dry Cleaner: Part 2 (1982) ... Edgar Thornton
- Death Smiles on a Dry Cleaner: Part 1 (1982) ... Edgar Thornton
- The Ones You Love (1979) ... Albert Fox
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Marcus Washington
- The Dream Day (1982) ... Marcus Washington
 1982 A Piano for Mrs. Cimino (TV Movie)
Mr. Harris
 1981 Margin for Murder (TV Movie)
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series)
Butler Dixon
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Butler Dixon
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Butler Dixon
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Butler Dixon (credit only)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Butler Dixon
 1978 Coming Attractions
'Dark Town' Singer
 1978 Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (TV Movie)
Bert Williams
 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Jackson Henry
- The Wisdom of Solomon (1977) ... Jackson Henry
 1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Mr. Barnes
- The Firing Squad (1977) ... Mr. Barnes
 1976 All in the Family (TV Series)
John Kasten
- Mike's Move (1976) ... John Kasten
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
- Count the Days I'm Gone (1975) ... Sully
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
- Queen of the Ribs (1975) ... Quincy
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Lee Andrews
- ...To Be in Carolina (1975) ... Lee Andrews
 1973 Gordon's War
Otis Russell
 1972 Up the Sandbox
 1969 Putney Swope (uncredited)
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