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The Sophisticated Gents (1981–1981)

TV Series | 240 min | Drama

Successful black men who were saved from the streets as teenagers come together in a reunion to honor their mentor.
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Phyllis Minoff (story) | Melvin Van Peebles | John A. Williams (novel "The Junior Bachelor Society")
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Updated Sep 29, 1981

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Sep 29, 1981 (United States)
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Sonny Jim Gaines
Coach Charles 'Chappie' Davis Coach Charles 'Chappie' Davis   See fewer
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Paul Winfield
Richard 'Bubbles' Wiggins Richard 'Bubbles' Wiggins   See fewer
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Bernie Casey
Shurley Walker Shurley Walker   See fewer
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Roosevelt Grier
Cudjo Evers Cudjo Evers   See fewer
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Robert Hooks
Ezra 'Chops' Jackson Ezra 'Chops' Jackson   See fewer
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Raymond St. Jacques
D'Artagnan 'Dart' Parks D'Artagnan 'Dart' Parks   See fewer
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Ron O'Neal
Clarence 'Claire' Henderson Clarence 'Claire' Henderson   See fewer
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Melvin Van Peebles
Silky / Walter 'Moon' Porter Silky / Walter 'Moon' Porter   See fewer
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Dick Anthony Williams
Ralph Joplin Ralph Joplin   See fewer
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Rosalind Cash
Christine Jackson Christine Jackson   See fewer
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Ja'net DuBois
Onetha Wiggins Onetha Wiggins   See fewer
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Alfre Woodard
Evelyn Evers Evelyn Evers   See fewer
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Joanna Miles
Sandra Sandra   See fewer
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Janet MacLachlan
Diane Walker Diane Walker   See fewer
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Bibi Besch
Simone Parks Simone Parks   See fewer
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Denise Nicholas
Pat Henderson Pat Henderson   See fewer
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Marlene Warfield
Lil Joplin Lil Joplin   See fewer
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Beah Richards
Mae Porter Mae Porter   See fewer
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Albert Hall
Detective Swoop Ferguson Detective Swoop Ferguson   See fewer
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Harry Guardino
Vice Detective Collins Vice Detective Collins   See fewer
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Robert Earl Jones
Big Ralph Joplin Big Ralph Joplin   See fewer
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Lynn Benisch
Renee Marcus Renee Marcus   See fewer
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Al Fann
Sugar Sugar   See fewer
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John Zaremba
Mayor Farrington Mayor Farrington   See fewer
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Dennis Patrick
Wilbur Marcus Wilbur Marcus   See fewer
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Davis Roberts
Perkins Perkins   See fewer
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Leigh Hamilton
Moon's Gail Moon's Gail   See fewer
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Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse   See fewer
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Wayne Storm
Slash Kwalick Slash Kwalick   See fewer
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Wally Taylor
Wally Griggs Wally Griggs   See fewer
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Candace McKendree
Stewardess Stewardess   See fewer
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Randy Lindsay
Caged Man Caged Man   See fewer
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Gene Whittington
Worker #1 Worker #1   See fewer
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Mario Van Peebles
Nicholas Nicholas   See fewer
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Alicia Dhanifu
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Tom Delaney
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Hank Brandt
Clyde Fitzgerald Clyde Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Mel Scott
Cutting Cutting   See fewer
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Casey Brown
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
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Dee Timberlake
Chops' Secretary Chops' Secretary   See fewer
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Cynthia Latham
French Maid French Maid   See fewer
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Lawrence Green
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Harry Middlebrooks
Detective #1 Detective #1   See fewer
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Vince Trankina
Detective #2 Detective #2   See fewer
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Junior Fann
Chappie's Woman Chappie's Woman   See fewer
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Mark Thomas
Rhobert Rhobert   See fewer
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James Luisi
Buonfiglio Buonfiglio   See fewer
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Gail Peabody (uncredited) Gail Peabody (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 66 votes