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Antonio Fargas


A tall, lanky and twinkle-eyed African-American actor with wonderful onscreen charisma, Antonio Fargas has been appearing on stage and screen for nearly 40 years. His film debut was in Shirley Clarke's The Cool World (1963), a gritty, uncompromising tale about African-American youth growing up in Harlem, New York. He then made his acting presence ... See full bio »

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Known For

Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown Link Brown
(1974)
Firestarter
Firestarter Taxi Driver
(1984)
Across 110th Street
Across 110th Street Henry J. Jackson
(1972)
Shaft
Shaft Bunky
(1971)

Filmography

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  Deep (filming)
Dean Kirby
  Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (post-production)
Willie 'Pops' Hennessy
 2018 Code Black (TV Series)
Harold
 2018 The Grindhouse Radio (TV Series)
Antonio Fargas
 2018 Black Lightning (TV Series)
David Poe
 2018 Cherif (TV Series)
Huggy Bear
 2017/II Until We Meet Again
Louie
 2017 Beyond Skyline
Sarge
 2017 Mann and Wife (TV Series)
Lieutenant Lou
 2016 Dark Memories (TV Series short)
Isum
 2014 SnakeHead Swamp (TV Movie)
William Boudreaux
 2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Mr. Zhang
 2013 Silver Bells (Video)
Major Melvin Lowell
 2012 Stealing Las Vegas
Mo
 2011 The Benita Show (TV Series)
 2010 Changing Hands
Carjack Victim
 2010 Once Fallen
Jay
 2009 The Adventures of Umbweki
Umbweki's Father
 2009 Brothers (TV Series)
Maurice
 2009 Murphy's Law
Expert en diamants
 2009 X Returns (Short)
Agent Adams
 2005-2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Doc / Mr. Harris / Sweet Tooth
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Jeffrey Knight
 2008 Abduction of Jesse Bookman
Frank Bookman
 2008 Sucker Punch
Baz
 2008 Bad Guys
Flappy
 2007 Sister Sonya's Prayer Group (Video)
Bishop Titus Kingston
 2007 Fist of the Warrior
Father Riley
 2007 The Caper
Lydell
 2006 Sucka Punch (Video short)
Uncle G
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Ezekiel
 2006 Jack's Law
Bert
 2006 Honey and Sting (Short)
The Beekeeper
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Huggy Bear
 2005 N.T.V. Volume 1 (Video)
Jim Brown
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Uncle Jerry
 2003 The District (TV Series)
J.T.
 2003 Starsky & Hutch (Video Game)
Huggy Bear (voice)
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Tony
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Victor Garrison
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
Jimmy Lipps
 2001 Extreme Honor
Willy
 2001 The Riff
Shoop Summers
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Additional Character Voice (voice)
 2000 Driver 2 (Video Game)
Detective Tobias Jones (voice)
 2000 Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie)
Elijah Muhammad
 2000 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Dutch Simms
 2000 3 Strikes
Uncle Jim Douglas
 1999 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Jeremy Lauren
 1999 Unconditional Love
Bobby Chiclets
 1999 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Smitty Rollins
 1999 The Suburbans
Magee
 1998 Damon (TV Series)
Sammy
 1998 Milo
Kelso
 1997 Backstreet Boys: Everybody (Backstreet's Back) (Video short)
Bus driver (uncredited)
 1997 Gator King
Santos Lobilita
 1997 Living Single (TV Series)
Otis Jones
 1997 Levitation
Otis Hill
 1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series)
Dolomoth
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Uncle Nate
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
The Criminal
 1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
Leroy James
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Lamont Kelly
 1994 Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggy Dogg World (Video short)
Huggy Bear
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Spider
 1992 Maid for Each Other (TV Movie)
Eddie Kemper
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Colonel Devraux
 1991 Whore
Rasta
 1991 The Borrower
Julius
 1991 Howling VI: The Freaks (Video)
Bellamey
 1990 La belle Anglaise (TV Series)
Caldwell
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Flyguy
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Alejandro Gutierrez
 1988 Shakedown
Nicky 'N.C.' Carr
 1988 Night of the Sharks
Paco
 1986 Florida Straits (TV Movie)
El Gato Negro
 1985 Streetwalkin'
Finesse
 1985 Crimewave
Blind Man
 1984 P.O.P. (TV Movie)
Frank Wilkey
 1984 Firestarter
Taxi Driver
 1984 A Good Sport (TV Movie)
Clifford
 1983-1984 All My Children (TV Series)
Les Baxter
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Jerry Blackmore
 1982 Model Behavior
Mr. Henri
 1982 Paper Dolls (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Vaness
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Marshall Gripps
 1980 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Blackie
 1980 Up the Academy
Coach
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Marshall Gripps
 1980 Escape (TV Movie)
Jamie Valdez
 1979 Milo-Milo
Doc
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Antonio Fargas
 1975-1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Huggy Bear
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
 1978 Kaz (TV Series)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
'Fast' Freddie Tibbs
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Lee Graham
 1978 Pretty Baby
Professor
 1976 Car Wash
Lindy
 1976 Adventurizing with the Chopper (TV Movie)
Leonard Jones
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Bernstein Chandler
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
One-Eye
 1975 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie)
Jim
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Benny
 1974 The Gambler
Pimp
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Sweetstick Weldon
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Rex
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
 1974 Foxy Brown
Link Brown
 1974 Conrack
Quickfellow
 1974 Busting
Stephen
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Sonny Cochran
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
T.D. Harris
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Harpie
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Doodlebug Simkins
 1972 Across 110th Street
Henry J. Jackson
 1972 Cisco Pike
Buffalo
 1971 Believe in Me
Boy
 1971 Shaft
Bunky
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
J.J.
 1970 Pound
Greyhound
 1969/II Three
 1969 Putney Swope
The Arab
 1967 Ironside (TV Movie)
T.D. Harris (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

Official Sites:

J. Cast Productions | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Huggy Bear

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

He (Huggy Bear) wasn't a pimp. This whole glorification of pimps and all that makes people think that. But they never told you what he did. One minute he had a bar, the next minute he was a guy on the street hustling, but he was always in the know. But he was never a pimp. The guy who was on 'Baretta' was a pimp. His character was called The Rooster. Plus there were other roles were I had played ... See more »

Trivia:

Appearing in Ford Explorer commerical as the car wash manager See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Leo

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