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James Spinks (I) (1939–1996)

James Spinks was born on October 15, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Car Wash (1976), Damien: Omen II (1978) and The Hunter (1980). He died on July 29, 1996 in Chicago. See full bio »


(age 56) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Known For

Car Wash
Car Wash Hippo
Damien: Omen II
Damien: Omen II Technician #1
The Hunter
The Hunter Angry Car Owner
The Naked Face
The Naked Face Prison Supervisor


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 1992 Straight Talk
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
 1990 Miss Missouri
Gregg Jackson
 1987 Big Shots
Bank Guard
 1986 The Messenger
Benny (as Jimmy Spiks)
 1984 The Naked Face
Prison Supervisor
 1983 The Big Score
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Rush Street Dude
 1980 The Hunter
Angry Car Owner
 1978 Damien: Omen II
Technician #1
 1976 Car Wash
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 1982 Chicago Story (TV Series)
- Who Needs the Truth? (1982) ... Judge
 1979 The Nightingales (TV Movie)
 1979 Dummy (TV Movie)
Bar Patron (as Jimmy Spinks)
 1977 One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (TV Movie)
 1977 Good Times (TV Series)
1st Man
- The Comedian and the Loan Sharks (1977) ... 1st Man
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 1986 Native Son (extras casting: Chicago - as Jimmy Spinks)

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy Spiks | Jimmy Spinks

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Cousin of Reuben Cannon.

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