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Badja Djola (1948–2005)

Badja Djola was born on April 9, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Boy Scout (1991), Mississippi Burning (1988) and An Innocent Man (1989). He died on January 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Last Boy Scout
The Last Boy Scout Alley Thug
Mississippi Burning
Mississippi Burning Agent Monk
An Innocent Man
An Innocent Man John Fitzgerald
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Who's the Man? Lionel Douglas


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 2005 Slipdream
 2005 Back in the Day
Grant Brown
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series)
- Maximum Byers (2001) ... Spike
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- Lagniappe (2001) ... Dominick
 2000 The Price of Air
 1999 The Hurricane
 1999 Deterrence
 1998 Born Free (TV Series)
- Celebration of Life (1998) ... Motumbo
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Jean Baptiste Marche
- Austin, We Have a Problem (1998) ... Jean Baptiste Marche
 1998 Butter
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Mike Lembreaux
- Shades of Gray (1998) ... Mike Lembreaux
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Clude Miller
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... Clude Miller
 1998 The Players Club
The Doctor
 1998 Gunshy
 1997 The Last Don (TV Mini-Series)
Phil Sharkey
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Phil Sharkey
 1997 Millennium (TV Series)
- Sense and Antisense (1997) ... Lacuna
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
Disciple Leader
 1997 The Brave
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Clyde Bell
- Bad Rap (1997) ... Clyde Bell
 1997 Rosewood
John Bradley
 1997 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Jack Archer
- Inside Out (1997) ... Jack Archer
 1996 Heaven's Prisoners
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series)
Napoleon 'Neech' Manley
- The List (1995) ... Napoleon 'Neech' Manley
 1994 Knight Rider 2010 (TV Movie)
 1993-1994 Roc (TV Series)
William Long
- Citizen Roc: Part 2 (1994) ... William Long
- Final Analysis (1993) ... William Long
 1993 Who's the Man?
Lionel Douglas
 1993 Marked for Murder (TV Movie)
 1992 Eddie Presley
Drycleaner (uncredited)
 1992 The Waterdance
 1991 Christmas on Division Street (TV Movie)
 1991 The Last Boy Scout
Alley Thug
 1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Series)
Francoise Benoir
- The Not-So-Great Dictator (1991) ... Francoise Benoir
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
 1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Etoile de Joie
- Black Gold (1990) ... Etoile de Joie
 1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
 1989 An Innocent Man
John Fitzgerald
 1988 Mississippi Burning
Agent Monk
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Tyrone Blackwell
- Among Friends (1987) ... Tyrone Blackwell
 1985 The Lightship
 1984 The Lonely Guy
 1982 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
- Legends Are Forever (1982) ... Oomupwah
 1982 Night Shift
 1979 Penitentiary
'Half Dead' Johnson
 1979 The Main Event
Heavyweight In Gym (as Badja Medu Djola)
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African-American character actor, often seen in tough or villainous roles. Was a former dancer.

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