Stepin Fetchit

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 52
Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, better known by the stage name Stepin Fetchit, was an American vaudevillian, comedian, and film actor of Jamaican and Bahamian descent, considered to be the first black actor to have a successful film career. His highest profile was during the 1930s in films and on stage, when his persona of Stepin Fetchit was... read more

Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, better known by the stage name Stepin Fetchit, was an American vaudevillian, comedian, and film actor of Jamaican and Bahamian descent, considered to be the first black actor to have a successful film career. His highest profile was during the 1930s in films and on stage, when his persona of Stepin Fetchit was billed as "the Laziest Man in the World".

Birth Name

Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry

Born

Friday, 30 May 1902

Died

Tuesday, 19 November 1985

Actor Filmography

The History of Comedy Self 2017
I Am Not Your Negro Richard (clip from I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (1947)) 2016
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (archive footage) 2004
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Dancing Butler 1976
Brother Can You Spare a Dime (archive footage) 1975
Amazing Grace Cousin Lincoln 1974
Malcolm X Unidentified Film Role 1972
Cutter Shoeshine Man 1972
a.k.a. Cassius Clay Self 1970
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee Self 1969
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The History of Comedy Self 2017
I Am Not Your Negro Richard (clip from I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (1947)) 2016
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (archive footage) 2004
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Dancing Butler 1976
Brother Can You Spare a Dime (archive footage) 1975
Amazing Grace Cousin Lincoln 1974
Malcolm X Unidentified Film Role 1972
Cutter Shoeshine Man 1972
a.k.a. Cassius Clay Self 1970
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee Self 1969
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed Self / Various Roles 1968
Inquiring Nuns Ko 1968
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Stage Show Self 1954
The Sun Shines Bright Jeff Poindexter 1953
Bend of the River Adam 1952
Miracle in Harlem 'Swifty', the Handyman 1948
Big Timers Porter / Specialty Act 1945
Zenobia Zero 1939
His Exciting Night Casper - the Baker Butler / Casper 1938
Fifty Roads to Town Percy 1937
Love Is News Penrod 1937
On the Avenue Herman 1937
Dimples Cicero 1936
36 Hours to Kill Flash / Flash - Pullman Porter 1936
Steamboat Round the Bend Jonah 1935
Hot Tip Cook 1935
Charlie Chan in Egypt Snowshoes 1935
One More Spring Zoo Attendant 1935
The County Chairman Sass (Sassafras) 1935
Helldorado Ulysses 1935
Bachelor of Arts Bulga 1934
Marie Galante Waiter in Pacific Gardens / 'Pacific Gardens' Waiter 1934
Judge Priest Jeff Poindexter 1934
The World Moves On Dixie 1934
Stand Up and Cheer! Stepin Fetchit / George Bernard Shaw 1934
David Harum Sylvester Swifty 1934
Carolina Scipio 1934
The Galloping Ghost Baxter College Locker Room Attendant 1931
Wild Horse Stepin 1931
The Prodigal Hokey 1931
A Tough Winter Stepin 1930
Swing High Sam 1930
The Big Fight Spot 1930
Cameo Kirby Croup 1930
Salute Smoke Screen 1929
Innocents of Paris Bit Role 1929
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 Swifty 1929
Show Boat Joe 1929
Hearts in Dixie Gummy 1929
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