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Otis Young (1932–2001)

Otis Young was born on July 4, 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Detail (1973), The Outcasts (1968) and Blood Beach (1980). He was married to Barbara Young and Cara Croninger. He died on October 11, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2001 After Image
Egg Factory Foreman
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Louis Jessup
- Passage to Libya (1985) ... Louis Jessup
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
- The Set-Up (1984) ... Willie
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series)
- Joey (1983) ... Kurland
 1981 Walking Tall (TV Series)
Noah Carver
- The Protectors of the People (1981) ... Noah Carver
 1980 Blood Beach
Lieutenant Piantadosi
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
 1980 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
 1979 The Capture of Bigfoot
 1976 Survival
 1976 Twin Detectives (TV Movie)
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Joseph Adams Simpson
- The Adventure of the Sunday Punch (1976) ... Joseph Adams Simpson
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Kasiman Grant
- The Reformer (1976) ... Kasiman Grant
 1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Lawrence Melville
- Identity Crisis (1975) ... Lawrence Melville
 1975 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
- Too Many Games in Town (1975) ... (as Otis E. Young)
 1973 The Last Detail
 1973 The Clones
 1972 McCloud (TV Series)
- The Barefoot Stewardess Caper (1972) ... (uncredited)
 1968-1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Jemal David
- How Tall Is Blood? (1969) ... Jemal David
- The Long Ride (1969) ... Jemal David
- Give Me Tomorrow (1969) ... Jemal David
- The Stalking Devil (1969) ... Jemal David
- The Town That Wouldn't (1969) ... Jemal David
 1968 Don't Just Stand There
Bill Elkins
 1968 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mike Watson
- Crisis Ground (1968) ... Mike Watson
 1967 Valley of Mystery (TV Movie)
Dr. John Quincy
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- The Wolf Man (1967) ... Adam
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
- Tears from a Glass Eye (1966) ... Lonsy
 1966 Daktari (TV Series)
- Leopard of Madla George (1966) ... Mtaga
 1965 Murder in Mississippi
Paul Jackson
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Spanish Teacher
- I Before E Except After C (1963) ... Spanish Teacher
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Alternate Names:

Otis E. Young


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Served as senior pastor at Elim Foursquare Gospel Church in Rochester, New York, from 1986 to 1988. See more »


First black actor to co-star in a TV western

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