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Ernest Lee Thomas was born in an economically-low neighborhood in Gary, Indiana. Thomas's attempt to become a successful person was to move to New York and become a Broadway actor. He made his professional debut as as a Broadway actor appearing in the 1974 revival production of Love For Love, also in the 1975 revival production of 'The Member Of ... See full bio »

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 2016 Earworm (Short) (post-production)
 2015 '79 Parts (completed)
 2015 Chocolate City
Diner Manager
 2015 Mega Shark vs. Kolossus
Admiral Titus Jackson
 2015 The Gods
 2014 The Slimbones
Uncle AB
 2014/I Revenge
 2014 Basketball Girlfriend
 2014 Anonymous (TV Series)
- Anonymous (2014) ... Olivier
 2014 The Great Central Valley Taco Tour (Short)
Roger Omar
 2013 4Closed (Video)
Martin Caughlin (as Ernest L. Thomas)
 2013 Ms. 3pm (Short)
Roger Omar (voice)
 2012 The Lords of Salem
Chip McDonald (Frankenstein and the Witchhunter) (uncredited)
 2008 MANTIME with Fran and Ramis (TV Series)
 2007 Just Jordan (TV Series)
- Practice What You Preach (2007) ... Minister
 2007 Paroled
Royce Henderson
 2004 All About the Andersons (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- Get Out of Dodge... Ball (2004) ... Mr. Johnson
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Ernest Thomas
 2003 The Watermelon Heist
 2000 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Reverend Charles / Reverend Franklin
- Love, Death and Basketball (2000) ... Reverend Charles (as Ernest L. Thomas)
- Wedlocked (2000) ... Reverend Franklin (as Ernest L. Thomas)
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series)
Det. Craig Quinn
- Man Trouble (2000) ... Det. Craig Quinn (uncredited)
 1996 Martin (TV Series)
Prince Uche
- The Life You Save... Might Make You Rich (1996) ... Prince Uche
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
- Clothes Call (1996) ... Waiter
 1992 Malcolm X
 1991 Kiss and Be Killed
Det. Ross
 1990 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Off. Parker
- Brotherly Love: Part 2 (1990) ... Off. Parker (uncredited)
- Brotherly Love: Part 1 (1990) ... Off. Parker (uncredited)
 1977 A Piece of the Action
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Raj
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
- Part II (1977) ... Kailuba
- Part I (1977) ... Kailuba
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
- Under the City (1976) ... Lew
 1976 Insight (TV Series)
Tony Lanier
- Juvie (1976) ... Tony Lanier
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Ernest L. Thomas | Ernest Lee Thomas

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Starred in Coca-Cola's Columbia Pictures Industry's What's Happening!! (1976) and What's Happening Now! (1985). See more »

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