1 win & 4 nominations.
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... Meeting Man (uncredited)
For Love and Honor
Platoon Sgt. James "China" Bell / Platoon Sgt. James 'China' Bell
... Platoon Sgt. James 'China' Bell
- Team Work
... Platoon Sgt. James "China" Bell
Charles 'East-Side Charlie' F. Struthers
Buckner (segment "The Messiah on Mott Street")
Gabe Johnson / Gabriel Dillon
... Child Barnett
He acted in August Wilson's play, "Fences," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Tyrone Huggins and Adrian Lester in the cast.
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
| Kotto, Gladys Marie
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[on Homicide: Life on the Street
(1993)] I felt like I was a beggar doing Homicide. Begging to act. Begging for scenes. The writing was not obviously for me. It mainly focused on others. I went from a movie star playing leads to a bit player doing one line here and one line there. The rest of the week I would be hanging around Fells Point waiting to come in and do my one line. When I asked if ...
His father, Njoki Manga Bell, was the great-grandson of King Alexander Bell, who ruled the Douala region of Cameroon in the late 19th century, before the nation fell into the hands of Germany and, later, France and Britain. Fleeing the Germans, Manga Bell emigrated to Harlem in the 1920s and changed his name to Abraham Kotto (the surname is from a relative).
Towering height and heavy frame