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Theophilus Jamal

Hailing from Waukegan, Illinois (hometown of both Ray Bradbury and Jack Benny), Theophilus' "baptism of film" occured in 1977 when he shot his first Super-8 film with friends from rival gangs; the assembly turned into a riot consequently dispersed by the police. A multi-talented filmmaker, Theophilus ardently supports local non-profit and ... See full bio »

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First Hand Smoke
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Gotham, IL
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Alice Interrupted
The Ballad of Edy Ash


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 2015 Citizen in the Temple (Short)
Hallway Citizen #1
 2012 Yellow Hill: The Stranger's Tale (Short)
Stranger's Father
 2010 Black Butterfly
Officer Teng
 2007 Stranglehold (Video Game) (voice)
 2007 5-25-77
ILM employee
 2006 Winter Chime (Short)
 2006 Death of a President
Anarchist / Cameraman (uncredited)
 2006 Holla If You Hear Me
Lt Totts
 2005 UFO Files (TV Series documentary)
Military official
- Brazil's Roswell (2005) ... Military official
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Club Patron
- Wake Up (2005) ... Club Patron (uncredited)
 2005 Prison Break (TV Series)
- Cell Test (2005) ... Inmate (uncredited)
 2004 Conspiracy? (TV Series documentary)
Edwin Angeles
- The Oklahoma City Bombing (2004) ... Edwin Angeles
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No, I'm not a terrorist. I just play one on TV.


Theophilus Jamal's birthday coincides with that of American cinematographer James Wong Howe and the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington.

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