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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 (as Yaphet Cotto)
The Zulu and the Zayda. Musical comedy. Book by Howard Da Silva
and Felix Leon. Music by Harold Rome
. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Based on a story by Dan Jacobson. Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by William Eckart
and Jean Eckart
. Directed by Dore Schary
. Cort Theatre: 10 Nov 1965- 16 Apr ...
2 Interviews |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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I do have a favorite kind of director, which is the kind who allows me to create. Some haven't allowed me to create and I think by doing that they don't need an actor. They need a puppet.
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).
Often plays police detectives and military officers
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