Mel Winkler (1941–2020)

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Mel Winkler was an African-American actor who played Melvin from Doc Hollywood, the original voice of Aku Aku from Crash Bandicoot, Lucius Fox from The New Batman Adventures, Commissioner Henderson from Superman: The Animated Series, Dr. Simon Harris from The Doctors and Coach White from Coach Carter. Greg Eagles became his successor for the voice... See full bio »

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Known For

Doc Hollywood Melvin
(1991)
(1998)
(1997)
Coach Carter Coach White
(2005)

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 2008/I The Disciple
Father
 2007 The Unit (TV Series)
Avery Flowers
- Gone Missing (2007) ... Avery Flowers
 2007 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Foster
- Operation Does She Yield (2007) ... Foster
 2006 Nick Jr. Favorites Holiday (Video)
Johnny The Snowman
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series)
Lester
- In Your Face (2005) ... Lester
 2005 The Shield (TV Series)
Maurice Webster
- Doghouse (2005) ... Maurice Webster
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Vincent
- Counterfeit Reality (2005) ... Vincent
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
Logan Killicks
 2005 Coach Carter
Coach White
 2004 Crash Twinsanity (Video Game)
Aku-Aku / Tribesman (voice)
 1995-2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Lonnie Parker / Artie Mantell / Inspector Hampton
- Colonel Knowledge (2004) ... Lonnie Parker
- Honeymoon at Viagra Falls (1998) ... Artie Mantell
- E.R. (1995) ... Inspector Hampton
 2003 Crash Nitro Kart (Video Game)
Aku Aku (voice)
 2001-2003 Oswald (TV Series)
Johnny Snowman / Johnny Snowman (US) / Johnny the Snowman
- Hide & Seek/Weenie Takes a Bath (2003) ... Johnny Snowman (voice)
- The Biggest Wish/The Stopped Clock (2003) ... Johnny Snowman (voice, uncredited)
- Catrina's First Snow/The Snow Festival (2003) ... Johnny Snowman
- Job for a Day/Perfect Match (2002) ... Johnny Snowman
- Odd One Out/Goodbye Best Friend (2002) ... Johnny Snowman
 2003 ER (TV Series)
- The Advocate (2003)
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Detective
- Sacrifice (2002) ... Detective
 2001 Hollywood Palms
Veteran Cop
 2001 Maniacts
Mason
 2001 Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex (Video Game)
Aku Aku (voice)
 2001 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Walter
- Going Postal (2001) ... Walter
 1999 Crash Team Racing (Video Game)
Aku Aku (voice)
 1999 Brimstone (TV Series)
Weiland Bodard
- Lovers (1999) ... Weiland Bodard
 1998 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Lester
- I'm Shrinnnking (1998) ... Lester
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Patel
- Leap of Faith (1998) ... Dr. Patel
 1998 Crash Bandicoot: Warped (Video Game)
Aku Aku (voice)
 1997-1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series)
Lucius Fox
- Chemistry (1998) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- The Ultimate Thrill (1998) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- Mean Seasons (1998) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
- Double Talk (1997) ... Lucius Fox (voice)
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Frank
 1997 Union Square (TV Series)
Nick
- Hasta la muerta, Baby (1997) ... Nick
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
The Bartender
- Father John (1997) ... The Bartender
 1996 Superman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Commissioner Henderson
- Feeding Time (1996) ... Commissioner Henderson (voice)
 1996 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Reverend Will Dexter
- And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place (1996) ... Reverend Will Dexter
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Pete
- Dear God (1996) ... Pete
 1996 City Hall
Det. Albert Holly
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Johnny Foster
- '65-'95 (1995) ... Johnny Foster
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Old Man
- Grumpy Old Man (1995) ... Old Man
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress
Joppy
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Jack Hayes
- The 37's (1995) ... Jack Hayes
 1995 Pointman (TV Series)
 1994 Madman of the People (TV Series)
Sandman
 1994 Hardball (TV Series)
- Pilot (1994)
 1994 Untamed Love (TV Movie)
Sam Powers
 1994 Mona Must Die
Jamal
 1994 Midnight Runaround (TV Movie)
Raymond
 1994 Everybody Can Float (Short)
Nevil
 1993 Laurel Avenue (TV Mini Series)
Jake Arnett
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Jake Arnett
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Jake Arnett
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie)
Stratton
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Henderson
- Pilot (1993) ... Henderson
 1992 The Streets of Beverly Hills (TV Movie)
 1992 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Edward Johnson
- The Sacrifice (1992) ... Edward Johnson
 1991 Convicts
Jackson
 1991 Doc Hollywood
Melvin
 1991 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Landlord
- The Less Than Perfect Daughter (1991) ... Landlord
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Abraham Washington
- The Descent (1990) ... Abraham Washington
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Judge Jones
- Pilot (1990) ... Judge Jones
 1988 Dominick and Eugene
Lt. Gage
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
 1986 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Leonard Franklin
- Episode dated 31 July 1986 (1986) ... Leonard Franklin
- Episode dated 25 April 1986 (1986) ... Leonard Franklin (uncredited)
 1986 Off Beat
Earl
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Willie
 1984 Tales of the Unknown South (TV Movie) (segment "Neighbors")
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Marlow
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Mr. Marlow
 1983 All the Right Moves
Jess Covington
 1977 The Day the Music Died (Documentary)
J.J.
 1973 The Filthiest Show in Town
Man from Feces (segment "Commercials")
 1972 Across 110th Street
Manager - 7-11 Club
 1969-1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Simon Harris
- Episode #1.1977 (1970) ... Dr. Simon Harris (credit only)
- Episode #1.1974 (1970) ... Dr. Simon Harris (credit only)
- Episode #1.1973 (1970) ... Dr. Simon Harris
- Episode #1.1972 (1970) ... Dr. Simon Harris (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1971 (1970) ... Dr. Simon Harris
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(December 11, 1999 to January 16, 2000) He played Stool Pigeon in August Wilson's play, "King Hedley II," at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Tony Todd (King Hedley II); Marlene Warfield (Ruby); Russell Andrews (Mister); Charles Brown (Elmore) and Ella Joyce (Tonya) in the cast. Edward Gilbert was artistic ... See more »

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)

Spouse:

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Children:

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Survived by his two children, Maury and Mark and four granddaughters. See more »

Trademark:

Voice of Aku Aku.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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