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Dorian Harewood

Dorian Harewood (born August 6, 1950) is an African American actor. He first garnered attention for his portrayal of Simon Haley (father of author Alex Haley) in the ABC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. He is also known for his roles in Full Metal Jacket and The Jesse Owens Story, and for his co-starring role in the ABC Television series Strike Force. In 1994, he was awarded the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie, for his recurring role as jazz/blues saxophonist Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston on the NBC drama series I'll Fly Away. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dorian Harewood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 6, 1950 In Dayton, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Kojak 1973-10-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Making of the Wiz Live! 2015-11-25
Known For
Poster of Little House on the Prairie
Poster of The Hoop Life
Poster of The Trials of Rosie O'Neill
Movie The Right Girl James Cline 2015-11-21
Movie The Making of the Wiz Live! Himself/Narrator 2015-11-25
Movie Mayor Cupcake Albert Peach 2011-07-19
Series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Dr. Boyd Sherman 2008-01-13
Movie Grave Misconduct Baxter Kyle 2008-11-01
Movie Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure Older Irwin (voice) 2007-02-14
Series Private Practice Unknown 2007-09-26
Series Kyle XY Unknown 2006-06-26
Movie Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall Jim Monroe 2006-03-04
Series Legion of Super Heroes Unknown 2006-09-23
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Gil 2005-01-19
Series Little House on the Prairie Dr. Tan 2005-03-26
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Movie Kangaroo Jack: G'Day, U.S.A.! Lead Agent (voice) 2004-11-16
Series Kevin Hill Unknown 2004-09-29
Movie Daredevil vs. Spider-Man Tombstone (voice) 2003-02-11
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Hollywood Wives The New Generation Claude St. Claire 2003-10-19
Movie Gothika Teddy Howard 2003-11-21
Movie The Christmas Shoes Dalton Gregory 2002-01-01
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Movie Framed George Adams 2002-02-13
Movie Walter and Henry Pete Horton 2001-06-10
Movie The Triangle Captain Louis Morgan 2001-08-13
Movie Hendrix Al Hendrix 2000-09-17
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie The Last Debate Brad Lily 2000-11-05
Series Christianity: The Second Millennium Himself - Narrator 2000-12-17
Series Batman Beyond Unknown 1999-01-10
Series The Hoop Life 1999-07-04
Movie Evasive Action Luke Sinclair 1998-01-01
Movie Archibald the Rainbow Painter Archibald Wright 1998-08-07
Movie Change of Heart Dr. Lewis Franklin 1998-07-19
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Stargate SG-1 Thoran 1997-07-27
Series Earth: Final Conflict Herman Forrester 1997-10-06
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 5 1997-08-17
Series The New Batman Adventures Unknown 1997-09-13
Series 7th Heaven Morgan Hamilton 1996-08-26
Series Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
Series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm Jax (voice) 1996-09-21
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1996-09-08
Movie Space Jam Monstar BUPKUS (voice) 1996-11-15
Series The Watcher Unknown 1995-01-17
Series Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
Series The Savage Dragon 1995-09-21
Movie Sudden Death Matthew Hallmark 1995-10-27
Series Aladdin: The Series Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Series Viper Julian Wilkes 1994-01-02
Movie Shattered Image Hardy 1994-01-21
Series Iron Man Jim Rhodes (voice) 1994-09-24
Series Gargoyles Unknown 1994-10-24
Movie The Pagemaster Jamaican Pirates (voice) 1994-11-23
Series Spider-Man Unknown 1994-11-19
Series Sonic the Hedgehog Ari (voice) 1993-09-18
Series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Biker Mice from Mars 1993-09-18
Series Bonkers Unknown 1993-10-04
Series Capitol Critters 1992-01-31
Series Darkwing Duck Unknown 1991-09-08
Series I'll Fly Away Unknown 1991-10-07
Series ProStars Michael Jordan (voice) 1991-09-14
Movie Solar Crisis Borg 1990-07-14
Movie Raisins Sold Out: The California Raisins II Stretch 1990-09-01
Movie Polly: Comin' Home! Doctor Shannon 1990-11-18
Series The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Hank Mitchell 1990-09-17
Movie Pacific Heights Dennis 1990-09-28
Series The California Raisin Show 1989-09-16
Movie Kiss Shot Kevin Merrick 1989-04-11
Movie Polly Doctor Shannon 1989-11-12
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story Lenell Geter 1987-02-03
Series Amerika Jeffrey Wyman 1987-02-15
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Movie Full Metal Jacket Eightball 1987-06-26
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie The Falcon and the Snowman Gene 1985-01-25
Movie Tank SFC Ed Tippet, Provost Marshal's Office 1984-03-16
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Jesse Owens 1984-07-09
Movie Against All Odds Tommy 1984-03-02
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Glitter 1984-09-13
Series Trauma Center 1983-09-22
Movie The Ambush Murders Ray Ellsworth 1982-01-05
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Movie I, Desire Detective Jerry Van Ness 1982-11-15
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Movie God's Trombones Himself - Narrator (segment "The Prodigal Son") (segment "Go Down Death") 1981-01-01
Movie Looker Lt. Masters 1981-10-30
Series Strike Force 1981-11-13
Movie High Ice 1980-07-01
Series Beulah Land Floyd 1980-10-07
Series Roots: The Next Generations Simon Haley 1979-02-18
Movie An American Christmas Carol Matt Reeves 1979-12-16
Movie Gray Lady Down Fowler 1978-03-10
Movie Siege Simon 1978-04-26
Series Eight Is Enough Unknown 1977-03-15
Movie Panic in Echo Park Michael Stoner 1977-06-23
Movie Sparkle Levi 1976-04-07
Series The Swiss Family Robinson Unknown 1975-09-14
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24