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Alpheus Merchant

Alpheus Merchant was born February 8, 1923, the fourth child of Jesse Merchant, Sr. and Gladys Wilmuth McAlister; brother to Jesse Jr, McAlister Sr., and Sarah Merchant, in Chicago, Illinois. Alpheus served in the Army in World War II, then returned to Chicago. Not long afterward, Al moved to the west coast and entered UCLA, from which he later ... See full bio »

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Men in Black
Men in Black Security Guard
Men in Black II
Men in Black II MIB Guard
The Country Bears
The Country Bears Elderly Black Man
Peeping Tom
Peeping Tom Grandpa Harris


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 2012 Men in Black 3
MIB Guard (uncredited)
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- Chaos Theory (2002) ... Elderly Man
 2002 Peeping Tom (Short)
Grandpa Harris
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series)
Sleeping Patient
- My Best Friend's Mistake (2001) ... Sleeping Patient
 2001 Dead Last (TV Series)
Old Man
- Heebee Geebee's (2001) ... Old Man
 1997 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
- Life Under Castro (1997) ... Wilson
 1997 High Incident (TV Series)
Mr. Lewis
- Knock, Knock (1997) ... Mr. Lewis
 1993-1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
 1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
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 1992 The Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie documentary)
The Buffalo Soldier

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Was a long-time resident of Angelus Plaza Retirement Housing in downtown Los Angeles. He was well-known in the area, and could be seen taking walks daily in the area. See more »

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