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William Shipman

William Shipman was born on December 8, 1953 in Long Island, New York, USA as William Henry Shipman. He is an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), Blue Light City (2016) and Charity (2012). See full bio »
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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Black Panther
Blue Light City
Blue Light City Jim Taylor
Charity Charlie
Jamesy Boy
Jamesy Boy Detective


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 2017 Camp Wilson (pre-production)
Officer fields
 2017 Mercy Street (TV Series)
Foster Slave
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... Foster Slave
 2016 The Purge: Election Year
Gang Member (uncredited)
 2016 For My Man (TV Series)
James Mack
- Walker/Mack (2016) ... James Mack
 2016 Blue Light City (Short)
Jim Taylor
 2013 FBI: Criminal Pursuit (TV Series documentary)
FBI Agent Gordon Floyd
- Taken by Force (2013) ... FBI Agent Gordon Floyd
 2012/I Charity
 2012 Do No Harm (TV Movie)
Detective (uncredited)
 2011/I Unraveled (Short)
 2010 Indigo Heart (Short)
Old Man
 2010 Unanswered Prayers (TV Movie)
Football Fan (uncredited)
 2010 When Life Gives You Shoestrings (Short)
Dr. Preston
 2010 30 Rock: Cerie's Vlog (TV Series)
- Introducing Cerie's Vlog (2010) ... Bouncer
 2009 Law Abiding Citizen
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 2007 Studio
 2005 Hip-Hop Task Force (Video)
 2002-2004 The Wire (TV Series)
Detective Western District / Philadelphia Detective
- Mission Accomplished (2004) ... Detective Western District (uncredited)
- Sentencing (2002) ... Philadelphia Detective (uncredited)
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 2002 Spider's Web
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie)
Baltimore Police Officer (uncredited)
 1996 Get on the Bus
Traveler (uncredited)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
- Scene of the Crime (1996) ... Muslim (uncredited)
 1994 True Lies
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1994 Forrest Gump
Black Panther (uncredited)
 1993 The Pelican Brief
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1993 The Meteor Man
Gangster (uncredited)
 1993 In the Line of Fire
D.C. Police Officer (uncredited)
 1993 Dave
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1991 He Said, She Said
Dancer (uncredited)
 1990 Avalon
Shopper (uncredited)

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