Nicky Cruz was leader of a brutal Puerto Rican New York gang called 'The Mau Maus' which ran wild in the mid to late 1950s, before he met the preacher 'David Wilkerson'. David told Cruz about Jesus, and how God still loved him and was willing to forgive him. Cruz was initially unconvinced, but, after a few weeks, he accepted Jesus as his Saviour. ... See full bio »

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Sunset Park
Sunset Park Camera and Electrical Department
The Cross and the Switchblade
The Cross and the Switchblade Miscellaneous Crew
Ripple Effect
Ripple Effect Pastor
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Author / Himself - Actor


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 2016/I Ripple Effect (Short)
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 2017 Sunset Park (best boy grip)
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 1970 The Cross and the Switchblade (technical advisor)
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 1983-2014 Praise the Lord (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 January 2014 (2014) ... Himself
- Episode dated 8 August 2013 (2013) ... Himself
- Episode dated 21 December 2012 (2012) ... Himself (as Dr. Nicky Cruz)
- Episode dated 11 July 2000 (2000) ... Himself
- Episode dated 14 July 1987 (1987) ... Himself
 1998 Run Baby Run (Video documentary)
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Actor / Author
- Episode #10.67 (1970) ... Himself - Actor / Author

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Dr. Nicky Cruz


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Lives and preaches in Colorado.

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