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Maurice Copeland (1911–1985)

Maurice Copeland was born on June 13, 1911 in Rector, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Blow Out (1981), Trading Places (1983) and Being There (1979). He died on October 3, 1985 in New Rochelle, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Blow Out
Blow Out Jack Manners
Trading Places
Trading Places Secretary of Agriculture
Being There
Being There Pallbearer
Arthur Uncle Peter


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 1983 Trading Places
Secretary of Agriculture (as Maurice D. Copeland)
 1982 Morning's at Seven (TV Movie)
Theodore Swanson
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Fritz (segment: The Chaparral Prince)
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Roger Perry
 1982 Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (TV Movie)
John Mitchell
 1981 Arthur
Uncle Peter
 1981 Blow Out
Jack Manners
 1979 Being There
 1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
Mr. Edward Anderson
 1977 This Is My Son (TV Movie)
 1976 The Next Man
Conglomerate Chairman
 1976 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
 1962 Night of Evil
 1961 Dance, Little Children (Short)
Dr. Sam
 1953-1955 Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel (TV Series)
Dr. Floyd Corey
 1952 Those Endearing Young Charms (TV Series)
Ralph Charm
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 1956 With an All-star Cast (Documentary short)
 1952 American Inventory (TV Series)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the play, "Dirty Jokes," at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Matthew Cowles.

Alternate Names:

Maurice D. Copeland

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He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Dirty Jokes" at the Academy Festival Theatre in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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