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Orlando Martins (I) (1899–1985)


Orlando Martins was born on December 8, 1899 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Ivory Hunter (1951), Simba (1955) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died on September 25, 1985 in Lagos. See full bio »

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(age 85) in Lagos, Nigeria

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Known For

Ivory Hunter M'Kwongwi
(1951)
Simba Headman
(1955)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre King of Babylon
(1958)
West of Zanzibar M'Kwongwi
(1954)

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 1970 Kongi's Harvest
Dr. Gbenga
 1965 Mister Moses
Chief
 1963 Call Me Bwana
Chief
 1963 A Boy Ten Feet Tall
Abu Lubaba
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Elderly Negro
- The Slaver (1959) ... Elderly Negro
 1959 Killers of Kilimanjaro
Chief
 1959 The Nun's Story
Kalulu (African servant)
 1959 Sapphire
Barman
 1957-1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Kruma / The Chief
- Let My People Go (1958) ... Kruma
- The Day of Reckoning (1957) ... The Chief
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
King of Babylon
- The Green Pastures (1958) ... King of Babylon
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mike
- The Myth Makers (1958) ... Mike
 1958 The Naked Earth
Tribesman
 1957 Tarzan and the Lost Safari
Oparian Chieftain Ogonoore
 1957 Seven Days from Now
Sam Holly
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
T.T. Williams
- The Member of the Wedding (1957) ... T.T. Williams
 1956 Safari
Jerusalem
 1955 Simba
Headman
 1954 West of Zanzibar
M'Kwongwi
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
Rev. Clay (uncredited)
 1952 Huckleberry Finn (TV Series)
Jim
- Back to the River (1952) ... Jim
- The Wilks' Fortune (1952) ... Jim
- The Rightful King of France? (1952) ... Jim
- Life on the Mississippi (1952) ... Jim
- Jackson's Island (1952) ... Jim
 1951 Ivory Hunter
M'Kwongwi
 1950 Frankie and Johnny (TV Movie)
Bartender
 1949 The Hasty Heart
Blossom
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Kolly
 1947 The End of the River
Harrigan
 1946 Men of Two Worlds
Magole
 1945 The Man from Morocco
Jeremiah
 1937 The Green Cockatoo (uncredited)
 1935 Sanders of the River
K'Lova (uncredited)
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Trivia:

Came to England after World War I, during which he served as a stoker on the old Mauretania to avenge German cruelty to his family. On arrival in England he joined Sanger's Circus and started his performing career in the chorus. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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