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Leonard Jackson (I) (1928–2013)

Leonard Jackson was born on February 7, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as L. Errol Jaye. He was an actor and writer, known for Sesame Street (1969), The Color Purple (1985) and Conspiracy Theory (1997). He died on December 22, 2013 in Manhattan, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1997 Conspiracy Theory
Old Man in Barnes & Noble Bookstore
 1996 Basquiat
Jean Michel's Father
 1995 Palookaville
Bus Driver
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Marty
- Snatched (1994) ... Marty
 1994 Shining Time Station: One of the Family (TV Movie)
Harry Cupper
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Cemetery Manager
- Gone for Goode (1993) ... Cemetery Manager
 1992 Boomerang
Chemist
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Mr. Clay
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Movie)
Harold Boulware
 1990 Basket Case 2
Police Commissioner
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
Contrary Man
 1989 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Mr. Handford
 1989 Second Sight
Doorman at Hampshire House
 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Harry Cupper
- Just Wild About Harry's Workshop (1989) ... Harry Cupper
- A Place Unlike Any Other (1989) ... Harry Cupper
- Word's Out ... Harry Cupper
- Whistle While You Work ... Harry Cupper
- Two Old Hands ... Harry Cupper
 1987-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Larry / Jock
- The Siege (1988) ... Larry
- The Song of Orpheus (1987) ... Jock
 1987 Amen (TV Series)
Martin Barlow
- Dancing in the Dark (1987) ... Martin Barlow
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Exterminator
- Bring 'Em Back Alive (1986) ... Exterminator
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie)
Judge North
 1981 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Harold Mills
- Louise's Father (1981) ... Harold Mills
 1978 King of the Gypsies (uncredited)
 1977 The Baron
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Dr. Logan
- Another Gypsy Queen (1977) ... Dr. Logan
 1976 Car Wash
Earl
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Mr. Brooks
 1973 Ganja & Hess
Archie
 1972 Together for Days
Phil
 1968 Uptight
Mr. Oakley (uncredited)
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Played Isabel Sanford father in the Jefferson's although he was 11 years younger.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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