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Eugene 'Bull' Connor (1897–1973)

Eugene 'Bull' Connor was born on July 11, 1897 in Selma, Alabama, USA as Theophilus Eugene Connor. He died on March 10, 1973 in Birmingham, Alabama. See full bio »

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 2014 Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (Documentary)
Himself (as Bull Connor)
 2014 The Sixties (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Commissioner of Public Safety
- A Long March to Freedom (2014) ... Himself - Commissioner of Public Safety
 2013 The March (TV Movie documentary)
Himself, commissioner of public safety, Birmingham, Alabama
 2008 Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey (Documentary)
Himself - Birmingham Commissioner of Public Safety
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video)
Himself (uncredited)
 1997 4 Little Girls (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1994 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself (directs Birmingham police)
- Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) ... Himself (directs Birmingham police) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1992 Malcolm X
Himself - with Dark Hat (uncredited)
 1990 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
- The Keys to the Kingdom: 1974-1980 (1990) ... Himself
- The Promised Land: 1967-1968 (1990) ... Himself
- Power!: 1966-1968 (1990) ... Himself

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Bull Connor

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He was the Director of Public Safety in Birmingham, Alabama in the early '60s. Ironically, despite that title, he has been historically remembered for his violent efforts to stonewall the civil rights marches in the early '60s by instructing the police and fire departments to turn dogs and fire-hoses on the peaceful demonstrators. When he was elected to the position in 1960 he was voted in by the ... See more »



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