Biography

William Henry "Bill" Duke, Jr. (born February 26, 1943) is an American actor and film director with over 30 years of experience. Known for his physically imposing frame, Duke's work frequently dwells within the action/crime and drama genres but also includes comedy.

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William Henry "Bill" Duke, Jr. (born February 26, 1943) is an American actor and film director with over 30 years of experience. Known for his physically imposing frame, Duke's work frequently dwells within the action/crime and drama genres but also includes comedy.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Duke , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1943-02-26

Place of Birth Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

In Search of the Last Action Heroes as Himself
2019 High Flying Bird as Spencer
2018 Mandy as Caruthers
2018 Black Lightning (7 episodes) as Agent Percy Odell
2017 American Satan as Gabriel
2014 Bad Country as John Nokes
2013 A Fuller Life as Himself - Reader (segment "Freelance")
2013 Battledogs as President Donald Sheridan
2012 Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp as Himself
2012 Freaky Deaky as Wendell Robinson
2011 The Big Bang as Drummer
2010 Henry's Crime as Frank
2007 The Seven Spiritual Laws Of Success as Himself
2006 Yellow as Miles Emory
2006 Payback: Straight Up as Detective Hicks
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand as Trask
2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' as Levar
2005 The Boondocks (1 episode)
2004 Battlestar Galactica (1 episode)
2004 Lost (1 episode)
2003 Karen Sisco (10 episodes) as Amos Andrews
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2003 National Security as Lieutenant Washington
2002 Red Dragon as Police Chief
2002 Fastlane (4 episodes)
2002 Never Again as Earl
2001 If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator'
2001 Exit Wounds as Chief Hinges
1999 Fever as Detective Glass
1999 The Limey as Head DEA Agent
1999 Payback as Det. Hicks
1998 Susan's Plan as Detective Scott
1998 Always Outnumbered as Blackbird Wills
1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Mr. Johnson
1993 Menace II Society as Detective
1990 Bird on a Wire as Albert
1989 Street of No Return as Lieutenant Borel
1988 Action Jackson as Capt. Earl Armbruster
1987 No Man's Land as Malcolm
1987 Predator as Mac Eliot
1986 Dallas: The Early Years as Seth Foster
1985 Commando as Cooke
1980 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (18 episodes)
1980 American Gigolo as Leon James
1978 Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force as Sgt. Langford
1976 Car Wash as Wash Guy - Duane or Abdullah
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)

Directing

Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI Director
Maximum Security Director
2017 Created Equal Director
2015 Light Girls Director
2014 Preying for Mercy Director
2011 Dark Girls Director
2009 Not Easily Broken Director
2008 Prince Among Slaves Director
2007 Cover Director
2005 Miracle's Boys (1 episode)Director
2003 Deacons for Defense Director
2002 Robbery Homicide Division (1 episode)Director
2002 Fastlane (2 episodes)Director
2001 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (1 episode)Director
2000 Strong Medicine (1 episode)Director
2000 The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery Director
1998 Legacy (2 episodes)Director
1997 Hoodlum Director
1996 America's Dream Director
1994 New York Undercover (2 episodes)Director
1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Director
1993 The Cemetery Club Director
1992 Deep Cover Director
1991 A Rage in Harlem Director
1989 Gideon Oliver (1 episode)Director
1989 A Man Called Hawk (2 episodes)Director
1988 HeartBeat (1 episode)Director
1987 Tour of Duty (1 episode)Director
1986 Amen (1 episode)Director
1986 Starman (2 episodes)Director
1986 Crime Story (2 episodes)Director
1986 Matlock (1 episode)Director
1985 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)Director
1985 Spenser: For Hire (1 episode)Director
1985 Hell Town (1 episode)Director
1985 Berrenger's (1 episode)Director
1984 The Killing Floor Director
1984 Hunter (1 episode)Director
1984 Miami Vice (2 episodes)Director
1984 Call to Glory (1 episode)Director
1983 Emerald Point N.A.S. (2 episodes)Director
1983 Trauma Center (1 episode)Director
1982 Cagney & Lacey (2 episodes)Director
1982 Fame (1 episode)Director
1981 Falcon Crest (7 episodes)Director
1981 Hill Street Blues (2 episodes)Director
1980 Flamingo Road (2 episodes)Director
1979 Knots Landing (10 episodes)Director
1978 Dallas (1 episode)Director

Production

2014 Preying for Mercy Executive Producer

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