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Calvin Lockhart (1934–2007)


Bahamian-born Calvin Lockhart first caught moviegoers' attention in the supercharged urban films Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) and Halls of Anger (1970) before becoming a fairly steady fixture in the "blaxploitation" movies of the early-to-mid 1970s. Born Bert Cooper to a large family in Nassau on October 18, 1934, he was raised there before moving... See full bio »

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(age 72) in Nassau, Bahamas

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 2008/I Rain
Samuel
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
The Electrician
 1988 Coming to America
Colonel Izzi
 1985-1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Jonathan Lake
- The Vigil (1986) ... Jonathan Lake
- The Alarm (1986) ... Jonathan Lake
- Suspicions (1986) ... Jonathan Lake
- The Solution (1985) ... Jonathan Lake
- The Roadhouse (1985) ... Jonathan Lake
 1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Cousin Raymond Brown
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... Cousin Raymond Brown
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Allen 'Angel' Walter
- Cover Girl (1978) ... Allen 'Angel' Walter
 1977 The Baron
Jason
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
Emperor
- Emperor of Death Street (1974) ... Emperor
 1974 Uptown Saturday Night
Silky Slim
 1974 The Beast Must Die
Tom Newcliffe
 1973 The African Deal
Ruma / Kofi
 1973 Hung Up
Pablo
 1972 Melinda
Frankie J. Parker
 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Jake Johnson
- Set Us Alight (1972) ... Jake Johnson
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Jonathan
- In the Beautiful Caribbean (1972) ... Jonathan
 1970 Confession (TV Series)
Man
- Neighbours (1970) ... Man
 1970 Myra Breckinridge
Irving Amadeus
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
Rev. Deke O'Malley
 1970 Leo the Last
Roscoe, the Pimp
 1970 Halls of Anger
Quincy Davis
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Akanu
- Beyond the Sunrise (1969) ... Akanu
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Zeke Nkosi
- You Want a Clockwork Nightingale (1969) ... Zeke Nkosi
 1968 Joanna
Gordon
 1968 Nobody Runs Forever
Jamaica
 1968 Salt and Pepper
Jones
 1968 Only When I Larf
Ali Lin
 1967-1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Damon Page / Bus driver
- Light Blue (1968) ... Damon Page
- Drums Along the Avon (1967) ... Bus driver
 1968 A Dandy in Aspic
Brogue
 1968 Dark of the Sun
Ubi
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Kingsley Cavanaugh
- Five Men for Freedom (1967) ... Kingsley Cavanaugh
 1967 Rainbow City (TV Series)
Youth Leader
- What Sort of a Boy? (1967) ... Youth Leader
 1965-1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Johnny / Leonard / Mark
- Go Tell It on Table Mountain (1967) ... Johnny
- Magnolia Summer (1966) ... Leonard
- Family Christmas (1965) ... Mark
 1967 Girl in a Black Bikini (TV Series)
Lee Anderson
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Lee Anderson
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series)
Kofe Lokwe
- Safe Conduct (1966) ... Kofe Lokwe
- The Chicken Run (1966) ... Kofe Lokwe
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Leonard Ngana
 1963 Cleopatra
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1961 Venere creola
Melchiorre
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Active (if infrequently) on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Was the first black actor to play leads with the Royal Shakespeare Company. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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