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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameTheodore Rosevelt Wilson

Mini Bio (1)

Teddy Wilson was born on December 10, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Rosevelt Wilson. He was an actor and writer, known for Good Times (1974), Blood In, Blood Out (1993) and Cleopatra Jones (1973). He was married to Joan Pringle. He died on July 21, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Joan Pringle (11 January 1980 - 21 July 1991) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (6)

Mustachioed black character actor best known for his comedic support in ethnic sitcoms, most notably Clifton Davis' big-talking buddy, Earl the postman, on That's My Mama (1974), always looking for a quick, money-making scheme.
Met lovely actress and future wife Joan Pringle on the set of That's My Mama (1974) when she replaced Lynne Moody in the role of Clifton Davis' sister Tracy during the 1975 season.
Making his film debut with Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), he was featured in a couple of "blaxploitation" films during the 1970s, including Cleopatra Jones (1973) and Black Eye (1974).
He died from a stroke at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.
He was a member of the Negro Ensemble Company in New York City.
He had two children with his wife, Joan: son, Robert; and daughter, Nicole (twins born in 1980). He also had a son, Theodore A. Wilson.

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