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Slappy White (I) (1921–1995)


Slappy White was born on September 20, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Melvin White. He was an actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) and The Man from O.R.G.Y. (1970). He was married to La Vern Baker. He died on November 7, 1995 in Brigantine, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Sanford and Son
Coffins for Sale (S1, Ep9)
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The Barracuda (S1, Ep10)
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Known For

(1972)
Amazon Women on the Moon Self (segment "Roast Your Loved One")
(1987)
Amazing Grace Forthwith Wilson
(1974)

Filmography

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 1995 Fudge (TV Series)
Sam
- Play It Again, Dad (1995) ... Sam
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
Man in Nursing Home
- See Jeff Jump, Jump, Jeff, Jump! (1995) ... Man in Nursing Home (uncredited)
 1993 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Slappy
- This Is Not a Step (1993) ... Slappy
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night
Joey
 1991 The Royal Family (TV Series)
Shag Robinson
- New Beginnings (1991) ... Shag Robinson
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Slappy White
- Tiger in the Streets (1982) ... Slappy White
 1979 My Buddy (TV Movie)
Slappy
 1974 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Blainey Carter
- Song and Dance Man (1974) ... Blainey Carter
 1974 Amazing Grace
Forthwith Wilson
 1972-1973 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #6.21 (1973) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #6.20 (1973) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #5.19 (1972) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #5.17 (1972) ... Guest Performer
 1972 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Melvin
- The Puerto Ricans Are Coming! (1972) ... Melvin
- The Return of the Barracuda (1972) ... Melvin
- TV or Not TV (1972) ... Melvin
- The Barracuda (1972) ... Melvin
- Coffins for Sale (1972) ... Melvin
 1970 The Man from O.R.G.Y.
Vito
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Spouse:

La Vern Baker  (divorced)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning, you're on the job.

Trivia:

After a brief stint in the circus at age 14, he went on to become the MC for Dinah Washington's road show. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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