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John Daniels was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. He attended Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. John began his show business career as a songwriter at Capitol Records. Daniels then launched his own magazine called "Elegant." Moreover, John was the executive director of the Black Economic Union in the mid 60s, the manager of the R&B ... See full bio »
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Black Shampoo
Black Shampoo Mr. Jonathan
Getting Over
Getting Over Mike Barnett
Mean Dog Blues
Mean Dog Blues Yakima Jones
The Candy Tangerine Man


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 1988 Flesh-Eating Mothers
Mr. Nathan
 1981 Getting Over
Mike Barnett
 1978 Mean Dog Blues
Yakima Jones
 1977 Bare Knuckles
 1976 Black Shampoo
Mr. Jonathan
 1975 The Candy Tangerine Man
The Baron
 1973 Tender Loving Care
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 1981 Getting Over (story)
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 1981 Getting Over (producer)
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 2005 John Daniels 2005 Telephone Interview (Video documentary short)
Himself (voice)

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[on acting in blaxploitation movies] To me, it was amusement and I looked at it like this: I basically played myself. I never did anything that I had to go outside myself to do. Playing yourself isn't the easiest thing in the world, because you have to be very relaxed and be conscious of what you do in order to do what they want and do both well at the same time. I think real actors, when you ... See more »

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