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Mantan Moreland (1902–1973)

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Although his bulgy-eyed brand of humor was once popular and considered funny, "second banana" character actor Mantan Moreland, who maintained a steadfast career playing cocky but jittery characters ... read full biography
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Sep 3, 1902 (died Sep 28, 1973)
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Past Television (7 titles) Episodes
Marriage: Year One (1971)
(TV Movie) - Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
Adam-12 (1970)
(TV Series) - Philip Richards (1 episode, 1970) Philip Richards (1 episode, 1970)   See fewer
Log 135: Arson (Dec 5, 1970) Season 3, Episode 10 - Philip Richards Philip Richards   See fewer
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Love, American Style (1969–1970)
(TV Series) - Stranger (segment "Love and the Fur Coat") / Roscoe (segment "Love and the Hustler") (2 episodes, 1969) Stranger (segment "Love and the Fur Coat") / Roscoe (segment "Love and the Hustler") (2 episodes, 1969)   See fewer
Love and the Fur Coat/Love and the Trip (Nov 13, 1970) Season 2, Episode 8 - Stranger (segment "Love and the Fur Coat") Stranger (segment "Love and the Fur Coat")   See fewer
Love and a Couple of Couples/Love and the Hustler/Love and the Pill (Sep 29, 1969) Season 1, Episode 1 - Roscoe (segment "Love and the Hustler") Roscoe (segment "Love and the Hustler")   See fewer
2
The Bill Cosby Show (1970)
(TV Series) - Uncle Dewey (1 episode, 1970) Uncle Dewey (1 episode, 1970)   See fewer
Lover's Quarrel (Jan 18, 1970) Season 1, Episode 17 - Uncle Dewey Uncle Dewey   See fewer
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Julia (1969)
(TV Series) - Harry James (1 episode, 1969) Harry James (1 episode, 1969)   See fewer
The Undergraduate (Sep 30, 1969) Season 2, Episode 3 - Harry James Harry James   See fewer
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The Green Pastures (1959)
(TV Movie) - Actor Actor   See fewer
The Green Pastures (1957)
(TV Movie) - Actor Actor   See fewer
Self (6 titles)
The Rosey Grier Show (1970)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 1970) Self (1 episode, 1970)   See fewer
B.B. King, Lois Walden, Mantan Moreland (Mar 28, 1970) Season 2, Episode 22 - Self Self   See fewer
Rockin' the Blues (1956)
Self Self   See fewer
Basin Street Revue (1956)
Self Self   See fewer
Rock 'n' Roll Revue (1955)
(Short) - Self Self   See fewer
Show Time at the Apollo (1955– )
(TV Series) - Self - Comedian (5 episodes) Self - Comedian (5 episodes)   See fewer
All Star Review Self - Comedian Self - Comedian   See fewer
Archive Footage (10 titles)
The History of Comedy (2017)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2017) Self (1 episode, 2017)   See fewer
One Nation, Under Comedy (Jul 16, 2017) Season 1, Episode 4 - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (2014)
(TV Series) - Messenger (1 episode, 2014) Messenger (1 episode, 2014)   See fewer
Spider Baby (Oct 20, 2014) Season 1, Episode 6 - Messenger (archive footage) Messenger (archive footage)   See fewer
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)
(Video) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
That's Black Entertainment: Westerns (2002)
(TV Movie) - Bill Blake (Two Gun Men From Harlem) (archive footage) (uncredited) Bill Blake (Two Gun Men From Harlem) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (1998)
(TV Movie) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
(TV Movie) - Birmingham Brown / Self (archive footage) Birmingham Brown / Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Horrible Horror (1986)
(Video) - Jefferson 'Jeff' Jackson / Messenger, In clips from 'King of the Zombies' and 'Spider Baby' (archive footage) Jefferson 'Jeff' Jackson / Messenger, In clips from 'King of the Zombies' and 'Spider Baby' (archive footage)   See fewer
The Great Standups (1984)
(TV Movie) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Disneyland (1976)
(TV Series) - Waiter (2 episodes, 1976) Waiter (2 episodes, 1976)   See fewer
The Biscuit Eater: Part 2 (Oct 17, 1976) Season 23, Episode 4 - Waiter (archive footage) Waiter (archive footage)   See fewer
The Biscuit Eater: Part 1 (Oct 10, 1976) Season 23, Episode 3 - Waiter (archive footage) Waiter (archive footage)   See fewer
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968)
(TV Movie) - Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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