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Lance Taylor Sr. (1915–1984)

Lance Taylor Sr. was born on May 18, 1915 in Sarasota, Florida, USA as Robert Taylor. He was an actor, known for Blacula (1972), Frogs (1972) and Three the Hard Way (1974). He died on September 6, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Blacula Swenson
Frogs Charles
Three the Hard Way
Three the Hard Way Pool Player
Shell Game
Shell Game Sammy


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 1974-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Pop / The Elderly Pool Player
- Oxford Gray (1976) ... Pop
- Captain Hook (1974) ... The Elderly Pool Player
 1972-1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
President / Uncle Edgar
- A Pain in the Neck (1976) ... President
 1975 Shell Game (TV Movie)
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Sgt. Willis
- A Coven of Killers (1975) ... Sgt. Willis (as Lance Taylor)
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
- The Ambulance Chaser (1975) ... Judge (as Lance Taylor)
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
- The Old Neighborhood (1974) ... Sam
 1974 Three the Hard Way
Pool Player (as Lance Taylor)
 1973 Trader Horn
 1972 Blacula
 1972 Frogs
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Deke Gibson
- Whatever Happened to Linc Hayes? (1971) ... Deke Gibson

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Philip Yordan's play, "Anna Lucasta," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Sidney Poitier, Roy Allen, Albert Harris and Merritt Smith in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Lance Taylor

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