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Boscoe Holder (1921–2007)

Boscoe Holder was born on July 16, 1921 in Port of Spain, Trinidad as Arthur Aldwyn Holder. He is known for his work on The Emperor Jones (1953), Round Trip (1967) and The Love Lottery (1954). He was married to Sheila Clarke. He died on April 21, 2007 in Newtown, Trinidad. See full bio »

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(age 85) in Newtown, Trinidad

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Known For

The Emperor Jones
The Emperor Jones The Congo witch-doctor
(1953)
Round Trip
Round Trip Boscoe
(1967)
The Love Lottery
The Love Lottery A Witch Doctor
(1954)
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Miscellaneous Crew
(1965)

Filmography

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 1967 Round Trip
Boscoe
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Witch Doctor / Nero / Dancer
- The Mercenaries (1965) ... Witch Doctor
- Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet (1965) ... Nero
- A Man to Be Trusted (1964) ... Dancer (uncredited)
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Male Dancer
- Sibao (1965) ... Male Dancer
 1959 Sapphire
Dancer in Nightclub (uncredited)
 1958 Storm Over Jamaica
Cable Clerk (uncredited)
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Witch Doctor
- The Intruder (1956) ... Witch Doctor
 1954 The Love Lottery
A Witch Doctor
 1953 The Emperor Jones (TV Movie)
The Congo witch-doctor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

A prolific painter, especially of the people of the Caribbean, he exhibited work at a number of galleries throughout his life. A series of postage stamps was issued in Trinidad and Tobago in 2004 featuring his work.

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Trivia:

Older brother of actor-director-painter-choreographer Geoffrey Holder. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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