Paul Winfield

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Paul Edward Winfield was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder (1972), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1978 television miniseries King,... read more

Paul Edward Winfield was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder (1972), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1978 television miniseries King, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Winfield was also known for his roles in The Terminator, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He received five Emmy nominations overall, winning for his 1994 guest role in Picket Fences.

Birth Name

Paul Edward Winfield

Born

Thursday, 22 May 1941

Died

Sunday, 07 March 2004

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

A Haunting 2005
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Himself (archive footage) 2004
Kids' Ten Commandments: Toying with the Truth Shadi (voice) 2003
Kids' Ten Commandments: The Rest Is Yet to Come Shadi (voice) 2003
Kids' Ten Commandments: The Not So Golden Calf Shadi (voice) 2003
Kids' Ten Commandments: Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts Shadi (voice) 2003
Kids' Ten Commandments: A Life and Seth Situation Shadi (voice) 2003
Second To Die Detective Grady 2002
Crossing Jordan Dr. Phillip Sanders 2001
Catfish In Black Bean Sauce Harold Williams 2000
Knockout Ron Regent 2000
Batman Beyond Sam Young 1999
City Confidential Narrator, Himself 1999
Assignment Berlin Al Spector 1998
Relax... It's Just Sex Auntie Mahalia 1998
The Wonderful World of Disney The Teacher 1997
Built to Last Russell Watkins 1997
Strategic Command Rowan 1997
Mars Attacks! General Casey 1996
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Jeffrey Robbins 1996
The Legend of Gator Face Bob 1996
The Assassination File Senator Alan Laskey 1996
Original Gangstas Reverend Dorsey 1996
Second Noah Ramses 1996
Tyson Don King 1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Father 1995
In the Kingdom of the Blind, the Man with One Eye Is King Papa Joe 1995
Spider-Man: The Animated Series Black Marvel / Omar Mosley, Omar Mosley / Young Black Marvel 1994
Scarlett Big Sam 1994
Gargoyles Jeffrey Robbins 1994
Touched by an Angel Sam 1994
Baseball Voice, Satchel Paige, W.E.B. DuBois 1994
The Magic School Bus Mr. Ruhle 1994
The Killing Jar Judge 1994
Breathing Lessons Daniel Otis 1994
Babylon 5 Gen. Richard Franklin 1994
Dennis The Menace Chief of Police 1993
Cliffhanger Walter Wright 1993
Irresistible Force Commander Toole 1993
Walker, Texas Ranger Pastor Roscoe Jones 1993
Queen Cap'n Jack 1993
At The River I Stand Narrarator 1993
Picket Fences Judge Harold Nance 1992
Batman: The Animated Series Earl Cooper 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
The Wish That Changed Christmas Mr Smith 1991
83 hours 'til dawn Doctor Dantley 1990
Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn Jim Watson 1990
Presumed Innocent Judge Larren Lyttle 1990
The Simpsons Lucious Sweet (voice), Lucious Sweet 1989
Family Matters Jimmy Baines 1989
The Women of Brewster Place Sam Michael 1989
The Serpent and the Rainbow Lucien Celine 1988
Big Shots Johnnie Red 1987
Star Trek: The Next Generation Captain Dathon 1987
Wiseguy Isaac Twine 1987
The Charmings The Mirror 1987
Death Before Dishonor Ambassador 1987
Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story George Hairston 1987
L.A. Law Derron Holloway 1986
It's Garry Shandling's Show. Hoke 1986
Blue City Chief Luther Reynolds 1986
Blacke's Magic Calder 1986
227 Julian C. Barlow 1985
The Terminator Lieutenant Ed Traxler 1984
Murder, She Wrote Det. Lt. Starkey 1984
Mike's Murder Phillip 1984
Go Tell It On The Mountain Gabriel Grimes 1984
The Blue and the Gray Jonathan Henry 1982
Hotel William Griffin Sr. 1982
White Dog Keys 1982
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Terrell 1982
Dreams Don't Die Charlie Banks 1982
American Playhouse Gabriel 1981
The Fall Guy Bert Perkins 1981
The Sophisticated Gents Richard 'Bubbles' Wiggins 1981
Carbon Copy Bob Garvey 1981
Angel City Cy 1980
CBS Schoolbreak Special Mr. Bateman 1984
Roots: The Next Generations Dr. Horace Huguley 1979
Backstairs at the White House Emmett Rogers Sr., Emmett Rogers Sr 1979
King Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 1978
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich Butler 1978
Damnation Alley Keegan 1977
The Greatest Draft Lawyer 1977
Twilight's Last Gleaming Willis Powell 1977
ABC Weekend Specials Old Man 1977
High Velocity Watson 1976
Hustle Louis Belgrave 1975
Huckleberry Finn Jim 1974
Conrack Mad Billy 1974
The American Parade Rev. J.A. Delaine 1974
It's Good to Be Alive Roy Campanella 1974
Gordon's War Gordon Hudson 1973
The Horror at 37,000 Feet Dr. Enkalla 1973
Trouble Man Chalky 1972
Sounder Nathan Lee 1972
Nichols Eddie Joe 1971
Brother John Henry Birkardt 1971
The Young Rebels Pompey 1970
R.P.M. Steve Dempsey 1970
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970
The Young Lawyers Willis Crawford 1969
It's Your Bet Himself 1969
Room 222 Jim Williams 1969
The Lost Man Orville Turner 1969
The Name of the Game Barada 1968
Julia Paul Cameron 1968
The New Cinema Himself / Narrator 1968
Mannix Walter Lucas 1967
Ironside Luther Benson, Robert Phillips 1967
The High Chaparral Graham Jessup 1967
Mission: Impossible Klaus 1966
Daktari Roy Kimba 1966
The F.B.I. Prison Guard Lincoln 1965
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 1st M.P. 1964
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
Perry Mason Mitch 1957
Death Valley Days Bart 1952
1995 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Won
1979 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Nominated
1973 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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