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Hinton Battle


Hinton Battle was born on November 29, 1956 in Neubrücke, Germany. He is an actor, known for Dreamgirls (2006), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) and Quantum Leap (1989). See full bio »

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Dreamgirls Wayne
(2006)
Quantum Leap Thames
(1993)
Foreign Student Sonny Boy Williamson
(1994)

Filmography

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 2012 Smash (TV Series)
Pastor
- Previews (2012) ... Pastor
 2006 Dreamgirls
Wayne
 2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Sweet
- Once More, with Feeling (2001) ... Sweet
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Candy 'the Clown' McCloud
- The Perfect Game (2001) ... Candy 'the Clown' McCloud
 2001 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Bill Bojangles Robinson
- Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001) ... Bill Bojangles Robinson
 2001 These Old Broads (TV Movie)
Pete
 2000 The Trouble with Normal (TV Series)
Instructor
- Owl Show Ya (2000) ... Instructor
 1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
Rev. O.C. Nicks
- Number One with a Bullet (1999) ... Rev. O.C. Nicks
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
 1995 Sweet Justice (TV Series)
Brother Will
- The Sensational Six (1995) ... Brother Will
 1994 Foreign Student
Sonny Boy Williamson
 1993 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Thames
 1993 The Switch (TV Movie)
Hildred Shumake
 1992 Red Dwarf (TV Movie)
The Cat
 1992 The Boys (TV Movie)
Odie
 1989 Wedding Band
Hawk
 1988 Daddy's Boys
Piano Player
 1987 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Jerry
- Episode #1.9 (1987) ... Jerry
 1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (TV Movie)
Joe - Travis' Servant
 1983 The Wiz (Video)
Scarecrow
 1983 A Night on the Town (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

He acted in William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls's musical, "The Wiz," at the Majestic Theater on Broadway in New York City with Tiger Haynes, James Wigfall, Alan Weeks, and Stephanie Mills in the cast. See more »
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Although many people primarily know him as a tap dancer, he didn't learn to tap until he was hired for "The Tap Dance Kid" in 1983. See more »

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Sagittarius

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