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Teddy Wilson (I) (1943–1991)

Teddy Wilson was born on December 10, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Rosevelt Wilson. He was an actor and writer, known for That's My Mama (1974), Blood In, Blood Out (1993) and Life Stinks (1991). He was married to Joan Pringle. He died on July 21, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
Wallace
 1992 The Vagrant
X-Rays
 1991 A Fond Little Memory (Short)
 1991 Life Stinks
Fumes
 1991 Wings (TV Series)
John
- Plane Nine from Nantucket (1991) ... John
 1990 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Street Artist
- The Landlord (1990) ... Street Artist
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Ernie Tyler / Jimmy Grady
- Rebel Without a Clue - September 1, 1958 (1990) ... Ernie Tyler
- Pool Hall Blues - September 4, 1954 (1990) ... Jimmy Grady
 1990 Genuine Risk
Billy
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Deacon Martin Jones
- The Neighborhood (1990) ... Deacon Martin Jones
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Joe
- Doogie Sings the Blues (1990) ... Joe
 1990 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Raymond Ensign
- Legacies (1990) ... Raymond Ensign
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Clyde
- Fitting Punishment (1990) ... Clyde
 1990 Family Matters (TV Series)
Captain Casper Davenport
- Sitting Pretty (1990) ... Captain Casper Davenport
 1989-1990 Dallas (TV Series)
Clem
- Judgment Day (1990) ... Clem
- Pride and Prejudice (1989) ... Clem
 1989 The Munsters Today (TV Series)
Louis
- The Melting Pot (1989) ... Louis
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Quinton Oliver
- Take Back the Streets (1989) ... Quinton Oliver
 1989 Sweet Bird of Youth (TV Movie)
 1989 Kiss Shot (TV Movie)
Billy Tatum
 1989 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Gus
- More Power to You (1989) ... Gus
 1989 Behind God's Back (Short)
Lulu's Man
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Jerome Seely
- Victor/Victorious (1989) ... Jerome Seely
 1988 Annie McGuire (TV Series)
Jordan
- The Journey (1988) ... Jordan
 1986-1988 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Ben / Albert
 1987 Maid to Order
Woodrow
 1984-1987 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Rev. George Dixon / Club Owner
- Save the Church (1987) ... Rev. George Dixon
- Flashback (1984) ... Club Owner (as Theodore 'Teddy' Wilson)
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Judge Charnas
- Easy Does It (1987) ... Judge Charnas
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Booker
- Body Shot (1987) ... Booker (as Theodore Wilson)
 1986 Easy Street (TV Series)
Jackie
- Be-Bop Man (1986) ... Jackie
 1986 That's Life!
Corey (as Theodore Wilson)
 1986 A Fine Mess
Covington (as Theodore Wilson)
 1986 Stewardess School
Probation Officer (as Theodore Wilson)
 1986 Big Trouble
Porter
 1986 The Redd Foxx Show (TV Series)
Jim-Jam
- High Noon (1986) ... Jim-Jam
- A Night to Forget (1986) ... Jim-Jam
- Old Buddies (1986) ... Jim-Jam
- Al's First Date (1986) ... Jim-Jam
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Cousin Ray
- We the People (1986) ... Cousin Ray
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
Eddie
- Year of the Fox (1985) ... Eddie (as Theodore Wilson)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Henderson (segment "Night of the Meek")
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... Henderson (segment "Night of the Meek")
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Mr. Lee / Bum
- One Enchanted Evening (1985) ... Mr. Lee
- Raj Returns (1985) ... Bum
 1985 A Cut Above
B & E Suspect
 1985 Malice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Collins (as Theodore Wilson)
 1985 A Bunny's Tale (TV Movie)
Older Club Employee (as Theodore Wilson)
 1984 Weekend Pass
Nat (as Theodore Wilson)
 1983 Amanda's (TV Series)
Philip Oliver
- Last of the Red Hot Brothers (1983) ... Philip Oliver
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Jay King
 1981 The Oklahoma City Dolls (TV Movie)
Tom Petree
 1980 Coming Attractions
Elijah Abdoul Jamaal Muhammed (as Theodore Wilson)
 1980 The Hunter
Winston Blue (as Theodore Wilson)
 1980 Carny
Nails (as Theodore Wilson)
 1979 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Doug Buchanan
- A Christmas Present (1979) ... Doug Buchanan
 1979 Rendezvous Hotel (TV Movie)
Cleveland
 1976-1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Sweet Daddy Williams / Stanley
- Blood Will Tell (1979) ... Sweet Daddy Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
- The Witness (1978) ... Sweet Daddy Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
- Florida's Homecoming: The Wedding (1978) ... Sweet Daddy Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Morgan
- Route 7-11 (1979) ... Morgan (as Theodore Wilson)
 1979 13 Queens Boulevard (TV Series)
Waiter
- Playing Around (1979) ... Waiter
 1976-1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Al Dunbar / Marty / Mr. Wilson
- Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978) ... Al Dunbar (as Theodore Wilson)
- Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (1978) ... Al Dunbar (as Theodore Wilson)
- The Maid Did It (1977) ... Marty
- The Runaway (1976) ... Mr. Wilson
 1977 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Clarence
- George Needs Help (1977) ... Clarence
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Joe Penney
- Once More from Birdland (1977) ... Joe Penney
 1977 Run for the Roses
Flash
 1977 The Greatest
John The Gardener (as Theodore R. Wilson)
 1977 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Warner Williams
- Iron Ships and Dead Men (1977) ... Warner Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
 1974-1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Harold Martin / Tommy Thompson
- Shadow of a Doubt (1977) ... Harold Martin (as Theodore Wilson)
- Requiem for Bored Wives (1974) ... Tommy Thompson (as Theodore Wilson)
 1977 Sanford Arms (TV Series)
Phil Wheeler
- Young Love (1977) ... Phil Wheeler
- The Wedding Reception (1977) ... Phil Wheeler
- The TV Show (1977) ... Phil Wheeler
- The Ernie Williams Memorial Golf Course (1977) ... Phil Wheeler
- Phil's Past (1977) ... Phil Wheeler
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Jimmy Carter
- Boss or Buddy or Both or Neither (1976) ... Jimmy Carter
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Messenger
- The Hawaiian Connection: Part 1 (1976) ... Messenger
 1976 All in the Family (TV Series)
Whitey Monroe
- Archie's Brief Encounter: Part 2 (1976) ... Whitey Monroe (as Theodore Wilson)
- Archie's Brief Encounter: Part 1 (1976) ... Whitey Monroe (as Theodore Wilson)
 1976 Gang Wars
Black Spade
 1976 The River Niger
Chips
 1976 Good Heavens (TV Series)
Special Bingham
- Jack the Ribber and Me (1976) ... Special Bingham
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
Flash
- Pay or Die (1976) ... Flash (as Theodore Wilson)
 1974-1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Earl Chambers / Andrew Carruthers
- Clifton's Casual Fling (1975) ... Earl Chambers (as Theodore Wilson)
- Get Your Kicks on Routes 22 and 76 (1975) ... Earl Chambers (as Theodore Wilson)
- A Man from the Past (1975) ... Earl Chambers (as Theodore Wilson)
- Queen of the Ribs (1975) ... Earl Chambers (as Theodore Wilson)
- Mama's Big Move (1975) ... Earl Chambers (as Theodore Wilson)
 1975 Medical Story (TV Movie)
Hadley
 1974 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Warrent Officer Martin 'Marty' Williams
- The General Flipped at Dawn (1974) ... Warrent Officer Martin 'Marty' Williams (as Theodore Wilson)
 1974 Newman's Law
Jaycee (as Theodore Wilson)
 1974 Black Eye
Lindy
 1973 Roll Out (TV Series)
High Strung
- Honor Truck (1973) ... High Strung (as Theodore Wilson)
- Christmas of '44 (1973) ... High Strung
- No Wages: All Fear (1973) ... High Strung
- Members of the Wedding (1973) ... High Strung
- Sweet Millions (1973) ... High Strung
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Sam Mulvaney
- Hate Thy Neighbor (1973) ... Sam Mulvaney (as Theodore Wilson)
 1973 The Furst Family of Washington (TV Movie)
Earl Jefferson (as Theodore Wilson)
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Pickle (as Theodore Wilson)
 1972-1973 The Waltons (TV Series)
Hawthorne Dooley
- The Fire (1973) ... Hawthorne Dooley (as Theodore Wilson)
- The Hunt (1972) ... Hawthorne Dooley (as Theodore Wilson)
 1972 Come Back, Charleston Blue
Cemetery Guard (as Theodore Wilson)
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
Barry (as Theodore Wilson)
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Appeared on the TV show "What's Happening!!" four times, playing three different characters (one was a two-parter featuring the Doobie Brothers), and he appeared on the first episode of the spinoff, "What's Happening Now!!"

Alternate Names:

Theodore 'Teddy' Wilson | Theodore R. Wilson | Theodore Wilson
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Making his film debut with Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), he was featured in a couple of "blaxploitation" films during the 1970s, including Cleopatra Jones (1973) and Black Eye (1974). See more »

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