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Percy Sutton (1920–2009)

Percy Sutton was born on November 24, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Percy Ellis Sutton. He was a producer and writer, known for Showtime at the Apollo (1987), The Lew Rudin Way (2006) and Run for Your Life (2008). He was married to Eileen Clark and Leatrice O'Farrell. He died on December 26, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2002 Showtime (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1987 Showtime at the Apollo (TV Series) (executive producer - 1987-2002)
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 1987 Showtime at the Apollo (TV Series) (concept)
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 2010 18th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (in memory of)
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 2008/I Run for Your Life (Documentary)
 2006 The Lew Rudin Way (Documentary)
 2004 Everywhere, Everyday (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1992 The Real Malcolm X (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Legal Advisor
 1992 The Dancing Man (Documentary)
 1986 The Core of the Apple (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Chairman, Inner City Broadcasting
- Blacks in the Media and Performing Arts (1986) ... Himself - Chairman, Inner City Broadcasting
 1976 Black Journal (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 March 1976 (1976) ... Himself
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 1972 Malcolm X (Documentary)

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In 1981, Sutton purchased the bankrupt landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, and restored the building See more »


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