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Robert Adams (I) (1906–1965)

Born in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana), Adams was educated at the Moco Teachers' Training College in Jamaica where he graduated with honors. He began his career in teaching being a headmaster in British Guaiana, a master on staff at Trinidad College. He was also a qualified Engineering Draughtsman. He gave up teaching to move to Britain ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Georgetown, Guyana

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Caesar and Cleopatra Nubian Slave


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 1960 The Concrete Jungle
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Charlie Adams
- Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (1960) ... Charlie Adams
 1959 The Vise (TV Series)
John Adams
- Murder for Revenge (1959) ... John Adams
 1959 Epilogue to Capricorn (TV Series)
- Point of No Return (1959) ... Ben
- All on Tape (1959) ... Ben
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- The Blood Fight (1959) ... Mr. Jackson
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Ortega
 1959 Sapphire
Horace Big Cigar
 1959 The Hill (TV Movie)
Simon of Cyrene
 1959 Jo's Boys (TV Series)
- Part 5 (1959) ... Ephraim
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Green Pastures (1958) ... Pharaoh
 1951 Follow the Sun
Golf Pro (uncredited)
 1950 Jungle Treasure
Chief 'Stinker'
 1947 The Merchant of Venice/II (TV Movie)
Prince of Morocco
 1947 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Prince of Morocco
 1947 Everyman (TV Movie)
 1946 From Fear to Faith (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1946 All God's Chillun' Got Wings (TV Movie)
Jim Harris
 1946 Men of Two Worlds
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Nubian Slave
 1944 Dreaming
 1944 It Happened One Sunday
Gorilla Jim
 1938 Old Bones of the River
 1938 The Emperor Jones (TV Movie)
The Emperor Jones
 1938 Deirdre (TV Movie)
Dark-Faced Messenger
 1937 King Solomon's Mines
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
- Hassan: Part 2 (1937) ... Masrur
- Hassan: Part 1 (1937) ... Masrur
 1936 Song of Freedom
 1936 The Common Round (Short)
Zagale's Messenger (as W. Robert Adams)
 1935 Midshipman Easy
 1935 Sanders of the River
Minor Role (uncredited)

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