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D'Urville Martin (1939–1984)

D'Urville Martin was a key important, prolific and hugely engaging supporting actor who appeared with pleasing regularity in a handful of delightfully down'n'dirty 70s blaxploitation features. Martin was born on February 11, 1939 in New York City. D'Urville first began acting in the mid 60s. He soon became a principal recurring figure in the 70s ... See full bio »

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 1984 The Bear
 1983 The Big Score
 1978 Blind Rage
Willie Black
 1977 Black Samurai (uncredited)
 1976 Disco 9000
 1976 Death Journey
Detective Don
 1976 Joe and Sons (TV Series)
Deen Martin
- Jimmy Flynn's Wake (1976) ... Deen Martin
 1968-1975 Insight (TV Series)
Jelly / Mr. Anders / Eddie
- Hellhound Blues (1975) ... Jelly
- The Immigrant (1971) ... Mr. Anders
- Look Back to the Garden (1968) ... Eddie
 1975 Dolemite
Willie Green
 1975 'Sheba, Baby'
 1975 Boss Nigger
 1974 The Get-Man
The Pimp
 1973 Hell Up in Harlem
Reverend Rufus
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Booker T.
 1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Willie Watson
- The Mystery of Chalk Hill (1973) ... Willie Watson
 1973 Black Caesar
Reverend Rufus
 1972 Hammer
 1972 The Final Comedown
Billy Joe Ashley
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Cpl. Lester Howe
- Good Samaritan (1971) ... Cpl. Lester Howe
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Mitch Cole
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1971) ... Mitch Cole
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Brother (segment "Love and the Fur Coat")
- Love and the Fur Coat/Love and the Trip (1970) ... Brother (segment "Love and the Fur Coat")
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Male Attendant
- Is There a Doctor in the Hospital? (1970) ... Male Attendant
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
- This Will Really Kill You (1970) ... Ed
 1968-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Hewitt Smith / Carlton
- So Long, Baby, and Amen (1970) ... Hewitt Smith
- The Black Answer (1968) ... Carlton
 1970 Watermelon Man
Bus Driver
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Paul Laraby
- The Sanctuary (1969) ... Paul Laraby
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Bob Tolover
- The Sound of the Plastic Axe (1968) ... Bob Tolover
 1968 A Time to Sing
Luke Harper
 1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
- The Vise (1968) ... Casey
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
- Till the End of Night (1967) ... Messenger
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Student #5 / Gardner Brown
- The Test Tube Killer Affair (1967) ... Student #5
- The Apple a Day Affair (1967) ... Gardner Brown
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
The Champ
- Monkees in the Ring (1967) ... The Champ
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- The Wolf Man (1967) ... Joseph
 1966 Daktari (TV Series)
- The Test (1966) ... Ngaio
 1966 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Paul Young
- A Cry from the Street (1966) ... Paul Young
 1964 Black Like Me
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A strong, solid presence in 70s "blaxploitation" films, primarily in Fred Williamson vehicles, later directing a couple of his own (Dolemite (1975) and Disco 9000 (1976)). See more »

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