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Antonio Fargas


A tall, lanky and twinkle-eyed African-American actor with wonderful onscreen charisma, Antonio Fargas has been appearing on stage and screen for nearly 40 years. His film debut was in Shirley Clarke's The Cool World (1963), a gritty, uncompromising tale about African-American youth growing up in Harlem, New York. He then made his acting presence ... See full bio »
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 2014 Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (post-production)
Willie 'Pops' Hennessy
 2014 SnakeHead Swamp (TV Movie)
William Boudreaux
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Mr. Zhang
- Zhang (2014) ... Mr. Zhang
 2013 Silver Bells
Major Melvin Lowell
 2011 The Benita Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (2011)
 2010 Once Fallen
Jay
 2009 Brothers (TV Series)
Maurice
- Snoop Returns (2009) ... Maurice
 2009 X Returns (Short)
Agent Adams
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
- Unchained (2009) ... Mr. Mitchell
 2009 The Adventures of Umbweki
Umbweki's Father
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Jeffrey Knight
- Thirty-Six Hours (2008) ... Jeffrey Knight
 2008 Abduction of Jesse Bookman
Frank Bookman
 2008 Sucker Punch
Baz
 2008 Bad Guys
Flappy
 2007 Sister Sonya's Prayer Group (Video)
Bishop Titus Kingston
 2007 The Caper
Lydell
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Ezekiel
 2006 Vengeance
Bert
 2006 Honey and Sting (Short)
The Beekeeper
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Bart Has Two Mommies (2006) ... (voice)
 2005 N.T.V. Volume 1 (Video)
Jim Brown
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Uncle Jerry
- Pimps Up, DivaStyle Down (2004) ... Uncle Jerry
 2003 The District (TV Series)
J.T.
- In God We Trust (2003) ... J.T.
 2003 Starsky & Hutch (Video Game)
Huggy Bear (voice)
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Tony
- The Drugs Don't Work (2003) ... Tony
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Victor Garrison
- Seasons in the Sun (2003) ... Victor Garrison
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
Jimmy Lipps
 2001 Extreme Honor
Willy
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Additional Character Voice (voice)
 2000 Driver 2 (Video Game)
Detective Tobias Jones (voice)
 2000 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Dutch Simms
- Renunciation (2000) ... Dutch Simms
 1999 Unconditional Love
Bobby Chiclets
 1999 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Jeremy Lauren
- Obsession (1999) ... Jeremy Lauren
 1999 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Smitty Rollins
- All That Jazz (1999) ... Smitty Rollins
 1999 The Suburbans
Magee
 1998 Damon (TV Series)
Sammy
- A Bury Special Episode (1998) ... Sammy
 1998 Milo
Kelso
 1997 Backstreet Boys: Backstreet's Back (Video)
Bus driver
 1997 Gator King
Santos Lobilita
 1997 Living Single (TV Series)
Otis Jones
- Never Can Say Goodbye (1997) ... Otis Jones
- One Degree of Separation (1997) ... Otis Jones
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Uncle Nate
- Family Business (1996) ... Uncle Nate
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Slick
- We Don't Need Another Hero (1996) ... Slick
 1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
Leroy James
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Lamont Kelly
- Soooooooul Train (1994) ... Lamont Kelly
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Spider
 1992 Maid for Each Other (TV Movie)
Eddie Kemper
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Colonel Devraux
- Walking Dead (1991) ... Colonel Devraux
 1991 Whore
Rasta
 1991 Howling VI: The Freaks (Video)
Bellamey
 1991 The Borrower
Julius
 1990 La belle Anglaise (TV Series)
Caldwell
- Week-end surprise (1990) ... Caldwell
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Flyguy
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Alejandro Gutierrez
- Mirror Image (1988) ... Alejandro Gutierrez
 1988 Shakedown
Nicky 'N.C.' Carr
 1988 La notte degli squali
Paco
 1987 Florida Straits (TV Movie)
El Gato Negro
 1985 Streetwalkin'
Finesse
 1985 Crimewave
Blind Man
 1984 P.O.P. (TV Movie)
Frank Wilkey
 1984 Firestarter
Taxi Driver
 1984 A Good Sport (TV Movie)
Clifford
 1983-1984 All My Children (TV Series)
Les Baxter
- Episode dated 13 January 1984 (1984) ... Les Baxter
- Episode dated 27 July 1983 (1983) ... Les Baxter
- Episode dated 7 July 1983 (1983) ... Les Baxter
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Jerry Blackmore
- Once Again with Vigorish (1983) ... Jerry Blackmore
 1982 Paper Dolls (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Vaness
 1982 Model Behavior
Mr. Henri
 1980 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Blackie
- Angels of the Deep (1980) ... Blackie
 1980 Up the Academy
Coach
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Marshall Gripps
 1980 Escape (TV Movie)
Jamie Valdez
 1979 Milo-Milo
Doc
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1979)
 1978 Kaz (TV Series)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
'Fast' Freddie Tibbs
- Mother Mishkin (1978) ... 'Fast' Freddie Tibbs
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Lee Graham
 1976 Car Wash
Lindy
 1976 Adventurizing with the Chopper (TV Movie)
Leonard Jones
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Bernstein Chandler
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
One-Eye
 1975 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie)
Jim
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Benny
- Loser Takes All (1974) ... Benny
 1974 The Gambler
Pimp
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Sweetstick Weldon
- The Zombie (1974) ... Sweetstick Weldon
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Rex
- The Beautiful Die Young (1974) ... Rex
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
- Indictment (1974)
 1974 Conrack
Quickfellow
 1974 Busting
Stephen
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Sonny Cochran
- Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle (1974) ... Sonny Cochran
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
T.D. Harris
- Downhill All the Way (1973) ... T.D. Harris
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Harpie
- The Ho Chi Minh Trail (1973) ... Harpie
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Doodlebug Simkins
 1972 Across 110th Street
Henry J. Jackson
 1972 Cisco Pike
Buffalo
 1971 Believe in Me
Boy
 1971 Shaft
Bunky
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
J.J.
- The Barber Shop (1971) ... J.J.
 1970 Pound
Greyhound
 1969/II Three
 1969 Putney Swope
The Arab
 1967 Ironside (TV Movie)
T.D. Harris
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He acted in James Baldwin's play, "The Amen Corner," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Claudia McNeil, Julius W. Harris, Minnie Gentry, Leu Camacho, Helen Martin, Georgia Burke, and Richard Ward in the cast. Lloyd G. Richards was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Huggy Bear

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

He (Huggy Bear) wasn't a pimp. This whole glorification of pimps and all that makes people think that. But they never told you what he did. One minute he had a bar, the next minute he was a guy on the street hustling, but he was always in the know. But he was never a pimp. The guy who was on 'Baretta' was a pimp. His character was called The Rooster. Plus there were other roles were I had played ... See more »

Trivia:

Appeared in stage production of "Blues Brothers" in UK, doing Cab Calloway's "Minnie The Moocher". See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Leo

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