Anthony Chisholm (I) (1943–2020)

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Anthony Chisholm was born on April 9, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Anthony Victor Chisholm. He was an actor, known for Premium Rush (2012), 13 (2010) and Going in Style (2017). He was married to Gloria Nixon and Valerie Moore. He died on October 16, 2020 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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13 Mr. Gomez
Going in Style Knights Grandmaster Paul
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  The Breakthrough (Short) (post-production)
Dr. Chisholm
 2019 Wu-Tang: An American Saga (TV Series)
Old Chess Player
- I Declare War (2019) ... Old Chess Player
- All That I Got Is You (2019) ... Old Chess Player
- Can It Be All So Simple (2019) ... Old Chess Player
 2018 Kicks (Short)
 2018 Random Acts of Flyness (TV Series)
Uncle Ren / OId Man
- They won't go when I go (2018) ... Uncle Ren
- two piece and a biscuit (2018) ... OId Man
 2018 All The Things You Are (Short)
 2018 High Maintenance (TV Series)
Mr. Chase
- Namaste (2018) ... Mr. Chase
 2017 Going in Style
Knights Grandmaster Paul
 2017 Undiagnosed (TV Mini Series)
 2016 Bakery in Brooklyn
 2016 Shades of Blue (TV Series)
- What Devil Do (2016) ... Moses
 2015/I Train Baby
His Father
 2015 Chi-Raq
Mr. Doctor Aesop
 2015/I Condemned
 2015 Nasty Baby
Mo's Father
 2013 Newlyweeds
 2012 Premium Rush
 2011 The Exterminator (Short)
Don Kelling
 2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
- Nobody's Home/Unknown Soldier (2010) ... George
 2010/I 13
Mr. Gomez
 2010 Dream Street
 2009 Cocoa Loco (Short)
Corey Webb
 2009 Entre nos
 2007/III Blackout
Toothless Tone
 2007 Reign Over Me
William Johnson
 2004 Coalition
 2004/V Alone (Short)
Space Cowboy
 2003 The Handler (TV Series)
Frederick Speed
- Under Color of Law (2003) ... Frederick Speed
 2003 Bought & Sold
 2001-2003 Oz (TV Series)
Burr Redding
- Exeunt Omnes (2003) ... Burr Redding
- Junkyard Dawgs (2003) ... Burr Redding
- A Day in the Death... (2003) ... Burr Redding
- 4giveness (2003) ... Burr Redding
- A Failure to Communicate (2003) ... Burr Redding
 2002-2003 Hack (TV Series)
Big Elwood
- Black Eye (2003) ... Big Elwood
- Songs in the Night (2002) ... Big Elwood
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Leroy Russell
- Execution (2002) ... Leroy Russell
 2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Wally Zane
- Zero Tolerance (2002) ... Wally Zane
 2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
- Adam 55-3 (2001) ... Eric
 1998 A Dozen Kliks (Short)
 1998 Beloved
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Freddy Wells
- Unis (1996) ... Freddy Wells
 1993 Let's Get Bizzee
 1990 Murder in Black and White (TV Movie)
Paul Marsden
 1981 Death of a Prophet (TV Movie) (as Tony Chisholm)
 1977 Summerdog
 1975 The American Parade (TV Mini Series)
- Sojourner (1975) ... Ned
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Servant to Cornwall
- King Lear (1974) ... Servant to Cornwall
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
Black Plainclothesman
 1969 Putney Swope
Cowboy #3
 1968 Uptight (uncredited)
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(January 16 to March 29, 1992) He acted in August Wilson's play, "Two Trains Running," in the 25th Anniversary Season presented by Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California with Roscoe Lee Browne, Laurence Fishburne, Cynthia Martells, Chuck Patterson, ... See more »

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Gloria Nixon  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

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Emmy consideration for Best Supporting Actor for 100 Centre Street: (AMC Network). See more »


His gravelly voice, oft-present squint, and cold stare had led him to play many villains.



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