Frank Adu (1937–2018)

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Frank Edward Robinson was born on April 25, 1937 to the late Adkin and Mary Robinson in White Plains, New York. He transitioned on December 1, 2018 at Calvary Hospital in The Bronx, New York. Frank was a resident of The Bronx, New York for nearly seventy-five years. He was educated in New York City public schools in the Bronx and Manhattan and ... See full bio »

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Love and Death Drill Sergeant
Taxi Driver Angry Black Man
For Love of the Game Locker Room Attendant
Malcolm X Chuck


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 2007 Rapid
 1999 For Love of the Game
Locker Room Attendant (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1997 White Lies
Leon's Father (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1991-1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson / Armstrong
- Charm City (1996) ... Mr. Johnson (as Robinson Frank Adu)
- In Memory Of (1991) ... Armstrong (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- Pilot (1994) ... Frank (as Robinson Frank Adu)
- School Ties (1994) ... Frank (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1992 Malcolm X
Chuck (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Police Officer
- What He Did for Love (1989) ... Police Officer (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Ralph Lewis
- McAllister (1988) ... Ralph Lewis (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1987 Heart
Buddy (as Robinson Frank Adu)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Bump and Run (1985) ... Supervisor
 1984 C.H.U.D.
Interrogation Cop
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx
 1980 Night of the Juggler
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
Junius Brutus
 1976 Taxi Driver
Angry Black Man
 1975 Love and Death
Drill Sergeant
 1974 Injun fender
Baby Pillows
 1972 Across 110th Street
Black Assistant
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 1977 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
Drill Sergeant
- Episode #7.3 (1977) ... Drill Sergeant (uncredited)

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"The Mighty Gents," original drama; written by Richard Wesley; incidental music by Peter Link; produced by James Lipton; directed by Harold Scott; with Dorian Harewood (portraying Frankie); Howard E. Rollins Jr. (portraying Braxton); Morgan Freeman (portraying Zeke); Frank Adu (portraying Father); Starletta DuPois (portraying ... See more »

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Granby's Funeral Service

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