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Willard E. Pugh

Willard E. Pugh was born on June 16, 1959 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Willard Earl Pugh. He is an actor and producer, known for The Color Purple (1985), RoboCop 2 (1990) and The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984). See full bio »
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The Color Purple
The Color Purple Harpo Johnson
RoboCop 2
RoboCop 2 Mayor Kuzak
Air Force One
Air Force One White House Comm. Officer


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 2014 McTaggart's Fortune
Sgt. Leonard Forte
 2012 Alien Tornado (TV Movie)
Norm Mackey
 2012 Making Change
 2008 Loved Ones
Captain Strader
 2008 Kings of the Evening
Henry Nicholson
 2007 Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy
Police Chief
 2006 Medium (TV Series)
Security Guard
- A Changed Man (2006) ... Security Guard
 2001 The Big Leaf Tobacco Company (Short)
Mr. Franklin
 2000 Today's Life (Short)
The PR Man
 2000 Up Against Amanda
Officer Wharton (as Willard Pugh)
 1999 Family Law (TV Series)
- Damages (1999) ... Leary (as Willard Pugh)
 1998 High Freakquency
 1998 Progeny
Eric Davidson
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
- Breaking Bread (1998) ... Jeffrey (uncredited)
 1998 Spoiler
Bounty #2
 1997 Air Force One
White House Comm. Officer (as Willard Pugh)
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lorenzo Sharp
- Bad Rap (1997) ... Lorenzo Sharp
 1996 Circle of Pain (TV Movie)
Store Keeper
 1996 Charlie Grace (TV Series)
- Steal One for the Gipper (1996) ... Michael (as Willard Pugh)
 1995 Under the Hula Moon
 1995 Martin (TV Series)
Big Country Payne
- Wedding Bell Blues (1995) ... Big Country Payne (as Willard Pugh)
 1994 Puppet Master 5 (Video)
Jason (as Willard Pugh)
 1993 CB4
 1992 Eddie Presley
Nick (as Willard Pugh)
 1991/I Ambition
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Claude X
 1991 The Guyver
Col. Castle
 1990 RoboCop 2
Mayor Kuzak (as Willard Pugh)
 1989 The California Raisin Show (TV Series)
- The Apple, Raisin-Style (1989) ... Red (voice, as Willard Pugh)
 1988-1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- The Hollow Men (1989) ... Maurice
- God Bless the Child (1988) ... Maurice
 1989 On the Television (TV Series)
- Unfound Objects ... Various
 1989 Get Smart, Again! (TV Movie)
Security operator (uncredited)
 1988 Traxx
 1987 Made in Heaven
Guy Blanchard / Brian Dutton (as Willard Pugh)
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Speaking Cop (segment "Video Date")
 1987 Deadly Care (TV Movie)
Male Nurse (as Willard Pugh)
 1987 Fame (TV Series)
Mike Lifton
- Go Softly Into Morning (1987) ... Mike Lifton
 1986 Native Son
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Jim Rogers
- The Great Manhunt (1986) ... Jim Rogers
 1986 Blue City
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Two on a Skip (1986) ... Eli
 1985 The Color Purple
Harpo Johnson (as Willard Pugh)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Man in Elevator (segment "Wordplay")
- Wordplay/Dreams for Sale/Chameleon (1985) ... Man in Elevator (segment "Wordplay") (as Willard Peugh)
 1985 Stand Alone
 1985 Moving Violations
Jeff Roth (as Willard Pugh)
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
- Guilty (1985) ... Eddie
 1985 MacGruder and Loud (TV Series)
- Stepover Man (1985) ... Bobby
- Odds Favor Death (1985) ... Bobby
- The Inside Man (1985) ... Bobby
- The Violation (1985) ... Bobby
- Pilot (1985) ... Bobby
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Jimmy Ray Payne
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Jimmy Jordan
- School Nurse (1984) ... Jimmy Jordan
 1984 Toy Soldiers
Ace (as Willard Pugh)
 1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
- Night Vigil (1984) ... Roller
 1984 The Hills Have Eyes Part II
Foster (as Willard Pugh)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Lynn Tatum
- The Belles of St. Mary's (1983) ... Lynn Tatum
 1982 Divided We Fall
Runaway Slave
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Alternate Names:

Willard Peugh | Willard Pugh


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Williard attended the Theatre program at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota in the early 1980s. See more »

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