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Ernie Barnes (1938–2009)

Ernie Barnes was born on July 15, 1938 in Durham, North Carolina, USA as Ernest Eugene Barnes Jr. He is known for his work on Number One (1969), Doctors' Wives (1971) and Good Times (1974). He was married to Bernadine Gradney, Janet Thaleen Norton and Andrea Burnett. He died on April 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Number One Deke Coleman
Doctors' Wives Dr. Perfield
Good Times Art Department


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 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series) (paintings by - 133 episodes)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (paintings by)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (paintings by)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (paintings by)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (paintings by)
- The Physical (1979) ... (paintings by)
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 1975-1976 Good Times (TV Series)
First Hood / First Hoodlum
- Sweet Daddy Williams (1976) ... First Hood
- The Houseguest (1975) ... First Hoodlum
 1971 Doctors' Wives
Dr. Perfield
 1969 Number One
Deke Coleman
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 2010 18th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (in memory of)
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 2008 Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene (Documentary)
 2006 The Artist's Way (TV Movie documentary)
 1961 1961 AFL Championship Game (TV Special)
Himself - San Diego Chargers Guard

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Was paid his final football season by New York Jets owner Sonny Werblin "to just paint." A year later, Barnes debuted his art in a solo exhibition at a prestigious Manhattan gallery. The show sold out and he subsequently retired from football. See more »

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