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1. Lorraine Toussaint Lorraine Toussaint Actress, Any Day Now SAG Award and Critics Choice Award winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Lorraine Toussaint shocked audiences on the smash hit Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black" as the viciously seductive inmate Vee. Toussaint's epically thrilling performance has won her glowing reviews from the likes of TV Guide and Vanity Fair...
2. Geoffrey Holder Geoffrey Holder Actor, Live and Let Die Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined when he was seven years old...
3. Frank Silvera Frank Silvera Actor, Killer's Kiss He was a highly successful black actor/director in the 1950s and 1960s who - because of his light-skinned appearance - transcended race and ethnicity in his performances. In motion pictures, Frank Silvera was cast as black, Latino, Polynesian and "white"/racially indeterminate (due to black + white film stock's lack of discernment when rendering light-skinned African-Americans)...
4. George Harris George Harris Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark
5. Henry Wilcoxon Henry Wilcoxon Actor, Caddyshack Henry Wilcoxon was given the lead role of Marc Antony in Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra. It would prove to be the beginning of a long relationship with DeMille he would become a familiar DeMille character actor and DeMille's associate producer in the later years of DeMille's career. However, after DeMille died, he worked sporadically and accepted minor acting roles.
6. Marian Marsh Marian Marsh Actress, Svengali One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable 1930s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors. Her youthful, wide-eyed innocence combined with an...
7. Andrew T. Lee Andrew T. Lee Actor, This Is Us Born in St. Lucia, Andrew moved to the the United States at the age of one, and was raised by his single, immigrant mother. The family moved often in search of work, and so Andrew changed schools many times (attending 8 schools in 12 years). Andrew graduated from UCLA with BA in English Literature then moved to New York City where he worked as a copywriter and actor...
8. Nicola Lambo Nicola Lambo Actress, Santa Claws
9. Rudolph Walker Rudolph Walker Actor, EastEnders
10. Franklyn Seales Franklyn Seales Actor, Silver Spoons Franklyn Seales was a stage and television actor best remembered for playing the finicky business manager Dexter Stuffins on the NBC sit-com "Silver Spoons." He also appeared in films, most notably as the real-life cop killer in "The Onion Field." One of eight children, Seales was born in 1952 on the Caribbean island of St...
11. Austin Stoker Austin Stoker Actor, Assault on Precinct 13 Leading and supporting African-American actor, Austin Stoker has been recognized since the 70s. Born and raised in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, he attributes his affinity for the performing arts to being - since age 6 - a devoted participant in the over two-hundred-year-old Trinidad carnival - reportedly "The World's Most Colorful Festival"...
12. Aki Aleong Aki Aleong Actor, Pound of Flesh Aki Aleong's career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAG'S EEOC and was a member of the President's Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. Aki has also been Executive Director of AIM (Asians in Media)...
13. Alphonsia Emmanuel Alphonsia Emmanuel Actress, Peter's Friends
14. Henry Stephenson Henry Stephenson Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Stephenson was a firm, dignified, worldly presence in Hollywood's classic history-based films of the 30s and 40s. The tall British character actor Henry Stephenson could be both imposing and benevolent in his patrician portrayals, usually expounding words of wisdom or offering gentlemanly aid. He was born Henry S...
15. Edric Connor Edric Connor Actor, Moby Dick
16. Vivian Bonnell Vivian Bonnell Actress, Ghost
17. Billy Ocean Billy Ocean Soundtrack, Filth
18. Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield Writer, Freejack
19. Maserati Maserati Actress, Big Wet Black Tits 3
20. Sonny Caldinez Sonny Caldinez Actor, Raiders of the Lost Ark
21. Grandmaster Flash Grandmaster Flash Soundtrack, New Jack City He is one of hip hop's greatest pioneers.Grandmaster Flash helped revolutionized the art and skills of DJing and set standards in hip hop history. An icon during the culture's heyday, Flash introduced many techniques that would be used by many DJs worldwide. He was also known as the DJ of one of hip hop's greatest pioneering MC groups, The Furious Five.
22. Floella Benjamin Floella Benjamin Actress, Run, Fatboy, Run One of the most famous presenters of Play School she has recently devoted her life to charity work. As well as sitting on the Board of Governors of Britain's National Film & Television School, she was awarded the OBE by the Queen for services to broadcasting and charity in 2001. As of 28th May 2010...
23. Mona Hammond Mona Hammond Actress, 10,000 BC Mona Hammond was born Mavis Chin to a Chinese father and Jamaican mother. She came to Britain in 1959 on a scholarship to work with an architects firm but was soon involved in black theatre productions with contemporaries such as Lloyd and Barry Reckord and Charles Hyatt, under the name Mona Chin. In 1959 she won a scholarship to RADA...
24. John Longden John Longden Actor, Blackmail
25. Alison Sealy-Smith Alison Sealy-Smith Actress, X-Men
26. Arrow Arrow Soundtrack, Bend It Like Beckham
27. Jean Fenwick Jean Fenwick Actress, Arrest Bulldog Drummond
28. Sir Lancelot Sir Lancelot Actor, I Walked with a Zombie He was born Lancelot Victor Edward Pinard, to well-to-do Anglophile parents in Trinidad. Oddly though, it wasn't until schooling took him to New York City in 1940 that he discovered a love of calypso music. In a profession where successful artists commonly took names like King Radio or Lord Invader...
29. Felix Dexter Felix Dexter Actor, Room to Rent
30. Stefan Kalipha Stefan Kalipha Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
31. Oscar James Oscar James Actor, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
32. Trevor McDonald Trevor McDonald Self, Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald
33. Claire Benedict Claire Benedict Actress, Jupiter Ascending
34. Heather Headley Heather Headley Self, Breakin' All the Rules Won a 2000 Tony Award for Best Performance By a Leading Actress in a Musical for her role in "Aida". Released her debut album in 2002, "This is who I am". Moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana at age 15. As a student in university, she performed at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, in "Dreamgirls" and "The World Goes Round". Is of Trinidadian descent.
35. Burt Caesar Burt Caesar Actor, Skyfall
36. Errol John Errol John Actor, The Nun's Story Errol John began his professional career as a journalist and commercial artist in his native Trinidad. In 1946, he co-founded an amateur theatre group with Errol Hill called the Whitehall Players (also known as the Company of Players). While there, John worked in a number of different capacities including as a playwright...
37. Bert Williams Bert Williams Actor, A Natural Born Gambler One of the first black superstars of popular entertainment, Egbert Austin Williams, although born in the Bahamas, was raised largely in California. Nursing show business aspirations early on, he teamed with boyhood friend George Walker to form a highly successful vaudeville act, which continued until the ravages of syphilis brought about Walker's retirement and premature death in 1909...
38. Haddaway Haddaway Soundtrack, War Dogs
39. Charles Andrew Payne Charles Andrew Payne Actor, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Charles was raised by his grandparents in Grenada until age 8 when they sent him to live with his Father, stepmother and stepsisters in Vancouver Canada in 1975. He made the life changing trip as an unaccompanied minor and it was his first time on an airplane. Charles started his entertainment career...
40. Hugh Laing Hugh Laing Actor, Brigadoon
41. Lou Ferguson Lou Ferguson Actor, Maid in Manhattan
42. Cathy Rosier Cathy Rosier Actress, Le Samouraï
43. Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading Soundtrack, 10 Things I Hate About You
44. Leon Morenzie Leon Morenzie Actor, The Edge of Night
45. Marguerite LeWars Marguerite LeWars Actress, Dr. No
46. Stokely Carmichael Stokely Carmichael Self, Anatomy of Violence
47. Maxwell Glanville Maxwell Glanville Actor, Cotton Comes to Harlem
48. Brian Lara Brian Lara Self, Brian Lara International Cricket 2007
49. Michael London Michael London Actor, Cool Runnings
50. Sylvesta Stuart Sylvesta Stuart Stunts, The Incredible Hulk
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