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Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You
Year: 2013
Role: Actor


Sing Your Song
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor
Box Office: $47,718.00


Tell Them Who You Are
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2005-05-13
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor
Box Office: $38,580.00


The Jackal
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1997-11-14
Cast as: Carter Preston--FBI Deputy Director
Role: Actor
Box Office: $54,910,560.00


Wild Bill, Hollywood Maverick: The Life and Times of William A. Wellman
Release Date: 1996-05-11
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor


World Beat
Year: 1993
Role: Actor


Sneakers
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1992-09-09
Cast as: Crease
Role: Actor
Box Office: $50,560,948.00


Ghost Dad
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1990-06-29
Role: Director
Box Office: $20,876,910.00


Shoot to Kill
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1988-02-12
Cast as: Warren Stantin
Role: Actor
Box Office: $29,292,015.00


Little Nikita
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1988-03-18
Cast as: Roy Parmenter
Role: Actor
Box Office: $1,463,028.00


Fast Forward
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1985-02-15
Role: Director


Hanky Panky
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1982
Role: Director


Stir Crazy
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1980-12-12
Role: Director


A Piece of the Action
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1977
Role: Director, Actor


The Wilby Conspiracy
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1975
Cast as: Shack Twala
Role: Actor


Let's Do It Again
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1975-01-01
Role: Director, Actor


Uptown Saturday Night
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1974-01-01
Role: Director, Actor


A Warm December
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1972
Cast as: Dr Younger
Role: Actor, Director


Buck and the Preacher
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1972
Cast as: Buck
Role: Actor, Director


The Organization
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1971
Cast as: Virgil Tibbs
Role: Actor


They Call Me Mr. Tibbs
Year: 1970
Role: Actor


Brother John
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1971-01-01
Cast as: John Kane
Role: Actor


The Lost Man
Year: 1969
Cast as: Jason Higgs
Role: Actor


For Love of Ivy
Year: 1968
Cast as: Jack Parks
Role: Actor, From Story


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Year: 1967
Cast as: John Wade Prentice
Role: Actor


In the Heat of the Night
Release Date: 1967-01-01
Cast as: Virgil Tibbs
Role: Actor


To Sir With Love
Release Date: 1967-06-14
Cast as: Mark Thackeray
Role: Actor


Duel at Diablo
Year: 1966
Cast as: Toller
Role: Actor


The Bedford Incident
Year: 1965
Cast as: Ben Munceford
Role: Actor


A Patch of Blue
Year: 1965
Cast as: Gordon Ralfe
Role: Actor


The Slender Thread
Year: 1965
Cast as: Alan Newell
Role: Actor


The Greatest Story Ever Told
Release Date: 1965-02-15
Cast as: Simon of Cyrene
Role: Actor


The Long Ships
Year: 1964
Cast as: Aly Mansuh
Role: Actor


Lilies of the Field
Release Date: 1963-10-01
Cast as: Homer Smith
Role: Actor


Pressure Point
Release Date: 1962-01-01
Cast as: Doctor
Role: Actor


A Raisin in the Sun
Year: 1961
Cast as: Walter Lee Younger
Role: Actor


Paris Blues
Year: 1961
Cast as: Eddie Cook
Role: Actor


All the Young Men
Year: 1960
Cast as: Towler
Role: Actor


Porgy and Bess
Year: 1959
Cast as: Porgy
Role: Actor


The Defiant Ones
Year: 1958
Cast as: Noah Cullen
Role: Actor


Virgin Island
Year: 1958
Cast as: Marcus
Role: Actor


The Mark of the Hawk
Year: 1957
Cast as: Obam
Role: Actor


Edge of the City
Year: 1957
Cast as: Tommy Tyler
Role: Actor


Something of Value
Year: 1957
Cast as: Kimani
Role: Actor


Band of Angels
Year: 1957
Cast as: Rau-Ru
Role: Actor


Good-Bye, My Lady
Year: 1956
Role: Actor


Blackboard Jungle
Year: 1955
Cast as: Gregory W Miller
Role: Actor


Go, Man, Go!
Year: 1954
Cast as: Inman Jackson
Role: Actor


Red Ball Express
Year: 1952
Role: Actor


Cry, the Beloved Country
Release Date: 1952-01-01
Cast as: Rev. Msimangu
Role: Actor


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
2012 Golden Globes (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
TV Land Presents: The AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Shirley MacLaine (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
40th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
43rd NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
69th Annual Golden Globes Awards (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Morgan Freeman (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
TV Land Presents: The AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Morgan Freeman (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
39th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (TV Movie)
2007 - 2008
39th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
2005 Black Movie Awards (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
10th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
American Masters (11/18/01) (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Muhammad Ali's 60th Birthday Celebration (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Last Brickmaker in America (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Changing Stages (TV Series)
2000 - 2001
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
32nd NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
32nd NAACP Image Awards: "A Journey of Excellence" (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Biography (06/29/00) (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Richard Widmark: Strength of Characters (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
SAG Awards (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
David and Lisa (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Free of Eden (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Oprah Winfrey Presents: David and Lisa (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special)
1997 - 2011
20th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Mandela and de Klerk (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
1997 ESPY Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Biography (11/15/95) (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
James Earl Jones (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
To Sir With Love '95 (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
To Sir With Love II (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
Children of the Dust (TV MiniSeries)
1994 - 1995
Hollywood Stars: A Century of Cinema (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Good Day to Die (TV MiniSeries)
1994 - 1995
AFI Salute to Elizabeth Taylor (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Back to School '92 (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Education First! (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
American Reunion: The People's Inaugural Celebration (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Great Ones: The National Sports Awards (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
20th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
AFI Salute to Sidney Poitier (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Celebrate the Soul of American Music (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Frank Sinatra: 75th Birthday Celebration (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Separate But Equal (TV MiniSeries)
1990 - 1991
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special)
1989 - 1996
Voyager: Rendezvous With Neptune (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Bopha! (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Stir Crazy (TV Series)
1985 - 1986
Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (TV Special)
1985 - 1986
Night of 100 Stars II (TV Special)
1984 - 1985
ABC Stage '67 (TV Series)
1966 - 1967
19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (TV Special)
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