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  • Radio: He played Darth Vader in the National Public Radio versions of Star Wars (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • (1973) Unsold pilot: Starred in a pilot for ABC called "Pomroy's People", playing a minister in a rural Kentucky community.
  • Recording: Provided background vocals for Harry Belafonte on "Banana Boat (Day-O)" and "Mama Look At Bubu."
  • (1972) Stage: Appeared in "Lost in the Stars" on Broadway. Musical/tragedy (revival).
  • (1966) Stage Play: The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Music by Morton Subotnick. Written by Bertolt Brecht. Lyrics by Morton Subotnick. Directed by Jules Irving. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 24 Mar 1966- 18 Jun 1966 (100 performances + 5 previews that began on 18 Mar 1966). Cast: Ruth Attaway, Carolyn Coates, James Dukas, Ray Fry, Michael Granger, Edith Gresham, Robert Haswell, Marcie Hubert, Elizabeth Huddle, Stacy Keach, Judith Lowry [final Broadway role], Beatrice Manley, Brock Peters, Robert Phalen, Priscilla Pointer, Tom Rosqui, Robert Stattel, Robert Symonds, Boris Tumarin, Murvyn Vye, Shirley Jac Wagner, Ronald Weyand, Edward Winter. Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Herbert Blau and Jules Irving).
  • (1961) Stage: Appeared (as "Obitsebi") in "Kwamina" on Broadway. Musical. Book by Robert Alan Aurthur. Music and lyrics by Richard Adler. Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal. Musical and Choral Direction by Colin Romoff. Dance arrangements by John Morris. Choreographed by Agnes de Mille. Directed by Robert Lewis. 54th Street Theatre: 23 Oct 1961-18 Nov 1961 (32 performances). Cast: Terry Carter (as "Kwamina / Peter"), Sally Ann Howes (as "Eve"), Ethel Ayler, Norman Barrs, Rex Ingram (as "Nana Mwalla"), Issa Arnal, Joseph Attles, Pepsi Bethel, Hope Clarke, Zebedee Collins, Joseph Crawford, Doris deMendez, Doreese DuQuan, Julius Fields, Renaye Fubler, Vaughn Fubler, Scott Gibson, Frank Glass, Altovise Gore, Robert Guillaume (as "Ako"), Victoria Harrison, Lillian Hayman, Lee Hooper, Louis Johnson, Wanza L. King, Mary Louise, James Lowe, Minnie Marshall, Rosalie Maxwell, John Miles, Charles Moore, Clark Morgan, Joan Peters, Helen Phillips, Ronald Platts, Mike Quashie, Charles Queenan, Lucinda Ransom, Mal Scott, Joan Seabrook, Ainsley Sigmond, Rawn Spearman, Phillip Stamps, Barbara Ann Teer (as "Dancer"), Edward Thomas, George Tipton, Glory Van Scott, Gordon Watkins, Myrna White, Arthur Wright, Camile Yarborough. Produced by Alfred De Liagre Jr.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "The Body Beautiful" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (1956) Stage: Appeared (as "Ajali") in "Mister Johnson" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Norman Rosten, based on the novel by Joyce Cary. Directed by Robert Lewis. Martin Beck Theatre: 29 Mar 1956-5 May 1956 (44 performances). Cast: John Akar, Ruth Attaway, David Berahzer, Geffrey Biddeau, Percival Borde, Alphonse Cimber, Clayton Corbin, Thayer David, Lawrence Fletcher, La Verne French, Louise Gilkes, Philip Hepburn, Earle Hyman (as "Mister Johnson"), Curtis James, Margie James, Robert Earl Jones (as "Moma"), Rosetta LeNoire, Esther Liburd, Charles McRae, Harold Nurse, Samuel Phills, Josephine Premice, Pearl Reynolds, Jay Riley, Gaby Rodgers, Rai Saunders, William Sylvester, Mary Waithe, James E. Wall, Milton Williams. Produced by Cheryl Crawford and Robert Lewis.
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared in "Porgy and Bess" on Broadway.
  • (September 15, 1969) He acted in Howard Sackler's play, "The Great White Hope," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (April 10 to May 5, 1963) He played the title role in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washignton D.C. with Inga Swenson (Desdemona); Ray Reinhardt (Iago); Rene Auberjonois; Robert Prosky; Jonathan Farwell; J. Robert Deitz; Kendall Clark; Tom Toner; Alan Oppenheimer; Theron Potter; Bella Jarrett; Harry Bergman; Kelly Jean Peters and Kathleen Carothers in the cast. Robert Green was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Rod Colbin was fencing choreographer. Alan Schneider was director.
  • (December 2, 1969 to January 10, 1970) He acted in Howard Sackler's play, "The Great White Hope," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Claudette Nevins in the cast. Milton Katselas was director.

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