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Lorenzo Tucker (1907–1986)

Lorenzo Tucker in his prime was billed and known as "The Black Valentino," named after Rudolph Valentino, because of his tall, dark, dashing good looks, muscular built, secret charm and coolness. Tucker was one of Black Cinema's most popular leading actors, appearing in close to 20 films. He started acting at Temple University in Philadelphia ... See full bio »
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 1947 Reet, Petite, and Gone
Henry Talbot
 1937 Underworld
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 1935 Temptation
Robert Fletcher
 1933 The Emperor Jones
Extra in Nightclub Scene (uncredited)
 1932 The Black King
Carmichael, Attorney
 1932 Ten Minutes to Live
The Godfather
 1932 Veiled Aristocrats
John Warwick
 1930 Easy Street
 1929 Wages of Sin
Winston Le Jeune
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 1986 Passion and Memory (TV Movie documentary)
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 1975 Black Shadows on the Silver Screen (TV Movie documentary)

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As a child I would go around reciting poems and famous passages, things like that. Things I was taught by rote, or conversation I had overheard and just remembered. I wanted, I guess, to be seen. See more »


Worked as an emcee and straight man in vaudeville for such celebrities as Bessie Smith, Evelyn Nesbit, Mamie Smith, Tim Moore and Jimmy Savo. See more »

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