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Duane R. Shepard Sr.

Duane R. Shepard Sr. is known for his work on American Crime Story (2016), The Soul Man (2012) and Sequestered (2014). See full bio »
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Known For

American Crime Story
The Soul Man
The Soul Man Frank / Deacon #1
Sequestered Vernon


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 2016 Dark/Web (TV Series) (post-production)
Henry McColume
- Transplant ... Henry McColume
 2017 The Guest Book (TV Series)
- Story Five (2017) ... Richard
 2017 The Carmichael Show (TV Series)
Older Man
- Low Expectations (2017) ... Older Man (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2017 Scandal (TV Series)
Wedding Officiant
- The Decision (2017) ... Wedding Officiant
 2017 Conan (TV Series)
Mario -The Cursed Fedora Of La La Land
- David Oyelowo/Louie Anderson/Angel Olsen (2017) ... Mario -The Cursed Fedora Of La La Land (uncredited)
 2017 Training Day (TV Series)
- Tehrangeles (2017) ... Locksmith (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2016 Mafia III (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice, as Duane Shepard)
 2016 No Way to Live
Bert Dirby
 2012-2016 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Frank / Deacon #1
- No Bingo, No Peace (2016) ... Frank (as Duane Shepard)
- Who Let the Dog In? (2015) ... Frank (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
- Pastor Interference (2012) ... Deacon #1 (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Mr. Darden
- The Race Card (2016) ... Mr. Darden (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
- The Run of His Life (2016) ... Mr. Darden (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2015 Ghost Tenant (Short)
 2015 Weird Loners (TV Series)
Toll Taker Jimmy
- Weirded Out (2015) ... Toll Taker Jimmy (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2014 Mulaney (TV Series)
- Sweet Jane (2014) ... Percy (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2014 Sequestered (TV Series)
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... Vernon
- Johannesburg (2014) ... Vernon
- Up on the Roof (2014) ... Vernon
- Like Sheep (2014) ... Vernon
- Stop Crying (2014) ... Vernon
 2014 Growing Up Fisher (TV Series)
- Drug/Bust (2014) ... Guy (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2009-2014 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
- New Slogan (2014) ... Emcee (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
- Ron and Diane (2012) ... Emcee (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
- Practice Date (2009) ... Emcee (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2013 Sean Saves the World (TV Series)
- Nobody Puts Sean in a Corner (2013) ... Lenny (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2013 Mom (TV Series)
- Pilot (2013) ... Al (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
The Local Population (voice, as Duane Shepard)
 2013 Save Me (TV Series)
- Holier Than Thou (2013) ... Ben
 2013 Cougar Town (TV Series)
- Blue Sunday (2013) ... Boss (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2013 Bunheads (TV Series)
- You Wanna See Something? (2013) ... Minister (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2012 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Older Male Patron
- A Box Full of Puppies (2012) ... Older Male Patron (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series)
- Man of the House (2012) ... Hastings (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2011 The Office (TV Series)
- Gettysburg (2011) ... (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2011 Batman: Arkham City (Video Game)
M.P.T. Officer Aaron Cash (voice, as Dwayne Shepard)
 2011 Hit List
 2011 Friends with Benefits
Older Man (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Trial Patient #5
- P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) (2011) ... Trial Patient #5 (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2010 The Middle (TV Series)
- The Bee (2010) ... Judge (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2009 Sheroes (Short)
 2009 Modern Family (TV Series)
Passenger #2
- Pilot (2009) ... Passenger #2 (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2009 Batman: Arkham Asylum (Video Game)
Aaron Cash / Henchman #6 / Wayne Family Killer (voice, as Duane Shepard)
 2009 True Blood (TV Series)
Customer #2
- I Will Rise Up (2009) ... Customer #2 (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- The Frank Factor (2007) ... Exterminator (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2007 Lincoln Heights (TV Series)
- The Feeling That We Have (2007) ... Chauncey (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2007 The Loop (TV Series)
Balloon Pilot
- CSI: Donut Idol Bowl (2007) ... Balloon Pilot (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Fire Marshall
- Morale, Welfare and Recreation (2006) ... Fire Marshall (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mr. Morrison
- My Jiggly Ball (2006) ... Mr. Morrison (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
- Everybody Hates a Part Time Job (2006) ... Grocer (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2005 The West Wing (TV Series)
- Undecideds (2005) ... Pastor (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2005 Crash Tag Team Racing (Video Game)
Stew (voice, as Duane Shepard)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Pedestrian (voice, as Duane Shepard)
 2004 Law & Order: Justice Is Served (Video Game)
Judge Winston Edwards (voice)
 2004 Ground Control II: Operation Exodus (Video Game)
General War Hurst (voice, as Duane Sheperd)
 2004 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Deacon's Father
- Alter Ego (2004) ... Deacon's Father
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series)
- Chapter Sixty-Seven (2003) ... Clerk
 2002 God Help Us (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Judge
 2000 The District (TV Series)
Another Member
- Worst Block (2000) ... Another Member (as Duane Shepard Sr.)
 2000 ER (TV Series)
- Such Sweet Sorrow (2000) ... Janitor
 1995 White Man's Burden
Maitre D at Fashion Show
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Alternate Names:

Duane Shepard Sr. | Duwayne R. Shepard Sr. | Duane Shepard | Dwayne Shepard | Duane Sheperd

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Among many of his acting students at the Center for Performing Arts and Community Artists Guild in Los Angeles, California was actor Dwayne Winstead.

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