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Brock Peters (1927–2005)


Born of African and West Indian ancestry on July 2, 1927 in New York City, Brock Peters set his sights on a show business career early on, at age ten. A product of NYC's famed Music and Arts High School, Peters initially fielded more odd jobs than acting jobs as he worked his way up from Harlem poverty. Landing a stage role in "Porgy and Bess" in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Soylent Green
Soylent Green Chief Hatcher
(1973)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
(1991)
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird Tom Robinson
(1962)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Admiral Cartwright
(1986)

Filmography

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 2006 Borg War (Video)
General Mi'Qoch (voice)
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Paul Revere
- Bridging the Gulf (2005) ... Paul Revere
 2003 Static Shock (TV Series)
Morris Grant / Soul Power
- Blast from the Past (2003) ... Morris Grant / Soul Power (voice)
 2002 The Locket (TV Movie)
Henry McCord
 2002 Star Trek: Starfleet Command III (Video Game)
General Mi'Qogh (voice)
 2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie
Jomo (voice)
 2002 No Prom for Cindy (Short)
Doctor
 2002 10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie)
Leon Frey
 2002 The Last Place on Earth
Jack Field
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
Usula
- Tarzan and the Return of La (2001) ... Usula (voice)
- Tarzan and the Fountain (2001) ... (voice)
 2001 Samurai Jack (TV Series)
Lazzor (Elder)
- Episode IV (2001) ... Lazzor (Elder) (voice)
 1998-2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Jomo / Dr. Jomo / Poacher
- Forget Me Not (2000) ... Jomo (voice)
- Iron Curtain (1998) ... Dr. Jomo / Poacher (voice)
 1996-1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Joseph Sisko / Preacher
- Shadows and Symbols (1998) ... Joseph Sisko
- Image in the Sand (1998) ... Joseph Sisko
- Far Beyond the Stars (1998) ... Joseph Sisko / Preacher
- A Time to Stand (1997) ... Joseph Sisko
- Paradise Lost (1996) ... Joseph Sisko
 1998 Park Day
Heseeit Turner
 1997 Two Weeks from Sunday (Short)
 1997 Spicy City (TV Series)
Bird
- Raven's Revenge (1997) ... Bird (voice)
 1997 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
Chronos / Squirrel
- Super Duped/Bungled in the Jungle/Bearly Enough Time! (1997) ... Chronos / Squirrel (voice)
 1996-1997 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
The Shaman / Masai
- Dark Sentinel (1997) ... The Shaman (voice)
- Ndovu's Last Journey (1996) ... Masai (voice)
 1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
King Ahasuerus / Merchant
- Loyalty (1997) ... King Ahasuerus / Merchant (voice)
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Henry Cockran
- Prison Story (1997) ... Henry Cockran
 1996 Believe (Short)
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
Walter Williams
 1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (TV Series)
Ramath
- Swords of Ilkan (1996) ... Ramath (voice)
 1995-1996 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Snorch's Voicebox / Man / The Pool
- Monster Blues/I Heard the Snorch Call My Name (1996) ... Snorch's Voicebox / Man (voice)
- Where Have All the Monsters Gone? (1995) ... The Pool (voice)
 1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Mammoth
- Twelve Angry Animals (1996) ... Mammoth (voice)
 1995 An Element of Truth (TV Movie)
 1995 Il barone (TV Mini-Series)
Le roi Aschwinda
 1994 Cosmic Slop (TV Movie)
Minister Coombs (segment "Space Traders")
 1993-1994 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series)
Dark Kat
- The Dark Side of the Swat Kats (1994) ... Dark Kat (voice)
- Razor's Edge (1994) ... Dark Kat (voice)
- Katastrophe (1993) ... Dark Kat (voice)
- Night of the Dark Kat (1993) ... Dark Kat (voice)
- The Wrath of Dark Kat (1993) ... Dark Kat (voice)
 1994 The Commish (TV Series)
Abraham Wilkerson
- Born in the USA (1994) ... Abraham Wilkerson
 1992-1994 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Lucius Fox / The Minotaur / Reporter
- Avatar (1994) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- See No Evil (1993) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- Off Balance (1992) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? (1992) ... Lucius Fox / The Minotaur (voice)
- Heart of Steel: Part I (1992) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
 1991-1993 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
Bloth
- The Living Treasure (1993) ... Bloth (voice)
- The Soul Stealer (1993) ... Bloth (voice)
- Sister of the Sword (1993) ... Bloth (voice)
- The Pandawa Plague (1993) ... Bloth (voice)
- The Game Players of Undaar (1992) ... Bloth (voice)
 1992 You Must Remember This (TV Movie)
Gus
 1992 The Importance of Being Earnest
Doctor Chasuble
 1992 The Secret (TV Movie)
Thurgood 'Uncle T.' Carver III
 1992 Highway Heartbreaker (TV Movie)
Bert Quinn
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Admiral Cartwright
 1991 Pacific Station (TV Series)
Ray Taylor
- Friend of the Devil (1991) ... Ray Taylor
 1991 Alligator II: The Mutation
Chief Speed
 1990 Gravedale High (TV Series)
Boneyard
- Monster on Trial (1990) ... Boneyard (voice)
- He Ain't Scary, He's My Brother (1990) ... Boneyard (voice)
- The Grave Intruder (1990) ... Boneyard (voice)
- Monster Gumbo (1990) ... Boneyard (voice)
- Do the Rad Thing (1990) ... Boneyard (voice)
 1990 The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (TV Movie)
David Motubu
 1978-1989 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mr. Pendergast / Zechariah
- Polly (1989) ... Mr. Pendergast
- The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverence (1978) ... Zechariah
 1989 The Karate Kid (TV Series)
Additional Characters
- My Brother's Keeper (1989) ... Additional Characters (voice)
 1988 To Heal a Nation (TV Movie)
Paul Turner
 1988 Broken Angel (TV Movie)
Sgt. Mercurio
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
Druid
- The Curse of Castle McDuck (1987) ... Druid (voice)
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mr. Higgins
- Ahead of the Game (1987) ... Mr. Higgins
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series)
Thunderbolt
- Wildfire: King of the Horses (1986) ... Thunderbolt (voice)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Admiral Cartwright
 1986 Samson and Delilah (Video short) (voice)
 1985-1986 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series)
Tormack
- Return of Rava (1986) ... Tormack (voice)
- Love of Evil (1986) ... Tormack (voice)
- Tormack's Treachery (1986) ... Tormack (voice)
- Antara the Terrible (1985) ... Tormack (voice)
- Ither's Apprentice (1985) ... Tormack (voice)
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Thornton Bentley
- Trial by Error (1986) ... Thornton Bentley
 1985 This Is the Life (TV Series)
 1985 Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible (TV Series)
Priest
- Samson and Delilah (1985) ... Priest
 1984-1985 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series)
General Newcastle / General Newscastle
- Return to Gobotron: Part 5 (1985) ... General Newcastle (voice)
- Flight to Earth: Part 4 (1985) ... General Newcastle (voice)
- Gameworld (1985) ... General Newcastle (voice)
- Trident's Triple Threat (1985) ... General Newcastle (voice)
- The Final Conflict (1984) ... General Newcastle (voice)
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
President Kole
- Old Acquaintance (1985) ... President Kole
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Ogre / Guest Interviewee
- Puss in Boots (1985) ... Ogre
- Grimm Party (1985) ... Guest Interviewee
 1984 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Frank Lewis
- Episode dated 7 December 1984 (1984) ... Frank Lewis
 1983 A Caribbean Mystery (TV Movie)
Dr. Graham
 1981 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie)
Jim
 1979 A Bond of Iron (TV Movie)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Ab Decker
- Part V (1932-1933) (1979) ... Ab Decker
 1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Chief Opposer Solon
- Murder on the Rising Star (1979) ... Chief Opposer Solon
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Matthews
- Death by Good Intentions (1978) ... Dr. Frank Matthews
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Jack Stratton
- Which One Is Jaime? (1978) ... Jack Stratton
 1978 The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (TV Movie)
Zechariah
 1978 Black Beauty (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Carmichael
 1977 SST: Death Flight (TV Movie)
Dr. Ralph Therman
 1977 Seventh Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Sgt. Rollins
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Sgt. Rollins
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Sgt. Rollins
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
Paul
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
Vic Boylin
- Promise to Kill (1976) ... Vic Boylin
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Sergeant Bagney
- Odyssey of Death: Part 2 (1976) ... Sergeant Bagney
- Odyssey of Death: Part 1 (1976) ... Sergeant Bagney
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Judson B. Taylor / John Shockley
- Photography by John Doe (1975) ... Judson B. Taylor
- Woman in the Harbor (1975) ... John Shockley
 1975 Framed
Sam Perry
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
James Rosemont
- If Mine Eye Offends Me (1975) ... James Rosemont
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
DDT
- The Concrete Jungle Caper (1974) ... DDT
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Jacob Willis / Earl Barnes
- Jacob's Boy (1974) ... Jacob Willis / Earl Barnes
 1974 Lost in the Stars
Stephen Kumalo
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Bill Evans
- Tight as a Drum (1974) ... Bill Evans
 1973 Pomroy's People (TV Movie)
Rev. Pomroy
 1973 Slaughter's Big Rip-Off
Reynolds
 1973 Soylent Green
Chief Hatcher
 1969-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jesse Dillard / Cato
- Jesse (1973) ... Jesse Dillard
- The Good Samaritans (1969) ... Cato
 1972 Black Girl
Earl
 1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Jess Florian
- Operation: Rake-Off (1972) ... Jess Florian
 1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (TV Movie)
Berdahl
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Logoda (segment "Logoda's Heads")
- The Different Ones/Tell David.../Logoda's Heads (1971) ... Logoda (segment "Logoda's Heads")
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Johnny Pell
- Death of a Nobody (1971) ... Johnny Pell
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
John Goodman
- The Glass Cage (1971) ... John Goodman
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Danny
- Elegy in Brass (1971) ... Danny
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Mace Ivers
- Crooked Corner (1970) ... Mace Ivers
 1970 Mannix (TV Series)
Sonny Carter
- Time Out of Mind (1970) ... Sonny Carter
 1970 The McMasters
Benjie
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Ben Pritchard
- Act of Faith (1969) ... Ben Pritchard
 1967-1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Marcel Nburu / Jessie Aarons
- The Law and Order Blues: Part 2 (1969) ... Marcel Nburu
- Commitment (1967) ... Jessie Aarons
 1969 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
Marcel Nburu
- The Law and Order Blues (1969) ... Marcel Nburu
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Chak
- To Catch a Roaring Lion (1968) ... Chak
 1968 Ace High
Thomas
 1968 Daring Game
Jonah
 1968 P.J.
Waterpark
 1967 The Incident
Arnold Robinson
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
M'Kone
- The Last of the Supermen (1967) ... M'Kone
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Walter DuBruis
- The Money Machine (1967) ... Walter DuBruis
 1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
King M'Bala
- The Jewels of Topango Affair (1966) ... King M'Bala
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Lieutenant Wallace
- Night Train from Chicago (1966) ... Lieutenant Wallace
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Isadore Jaconey
- The Only Game in Town (1966) ... Isadore Jaconey
 1965 The Loner (TV Series)
Lemuel Stove
- The Homecoming of Lemuel Stove (1965) ... Lemuel Stove
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Phinn Harper
- The Spanish Camp (1965) ... Phinn Harper
 1965 Major Dundee
Aesop
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Pompey
- Pompey (1964) ... Pompey
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Fox
- The Family Resemblance (1964) ... Fox
 1964 The Pawnbroker
Rodriguez
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Dennis Packsey
- Who Is to Say the Battle Is to Be Fought? (1964) ... Dennis Packsey
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Joe Bailey
- Go Down, Moses (1963) ... Joe Bailey
 1963 Heavens Above!
Matthew
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Frank Elton
- Accomplice (1963) ... Frank Elton
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird
Tom Robinson
 1962 The L-Shaped Room
Johnny
 1960 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (TV Movie)
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Nicholas
- Walk Through the Night (1960) ... Nicholas
 1959 Porgy and Bess
Crown
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Alexander
- Bloomer Girl (1956) ... Alexander
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Dr. Bellows #1 (1966)
 1954 Carmen Jones
Sergeant Brown (as Broc Peters)
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Radio: He played Darth Vader in the National Public Radio versions of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Broc Peters

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

His birth name was George Fisher. Appropriately, he shares his first name with Star Wars creator George Lucas and his last name with Carrie Fisher, who played Darth Vader's daughter, Princess Leia Organa. See more »

Trademark:

Deep resonant voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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