STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,546 this week

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 »

Died:

(age 72) in Nassau, Bahamas

Editors' Spotlight

Unbroken: An interview with Angelina Jolie

IMDb's Arno Kazarian chats with Angelina Jolie about working with cinematographer Roger Deakins and harnessing Jack O'Connell's fire

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 25 Jul 2011
 
a list of 542 people
created 31 May 2013
 
a list of 50 people
created 15 Dec 2013
 
a list of 406 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Calvin Lockhart's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (44 credits)
 2008/I Rain
Samuel
 1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
The Electrician
 1989 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Moses Jackson's Agent
- Final Bow (1989) ... Moses Jackson's Agent
 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 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
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Reggae. Musical. Concept and production: Michael Butler. Story and book by Kendrew Lascelles. Book by Melvin Van Peebles and Stafford Harrison. Music by Ras Karbi, Michael Kamen, Kendrew Lascelles, Max Romeo, Stafford Harrison, Randy Bishop and Jackie Mittoo. Lyrics by Ras Karbi, Michael Kamen, Kendrew Lascelles, Max Romeo, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was the first black actor to play leads with the Royal Shakespeare Company. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Calvin Lockhart........... .He's still alive and well!! camille_8107
Calvin Lockhart LTravisClark
Calvin and Judi Dench daustin-7
R.I.P. + Happy Birthday junetenbrown
Discuss Calvin Lockhart on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page