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Brock Peters

Brock Peters

  • Born on
    • July 2nd, 1927
  • Died on
    • August 23rd, 2005
Brock Peters or Brock G. Peters (born George Fisher; July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005) was an American actor, best known for playing the role of Tom Robinson in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and for his role as "Crown" in the 1959 film version of Porgy and Bess. In later years, he gained recognition among Star Trek fans for his portrayals of Fleet Admiral Cartwright in two of the Star Trek feature films and Joseph Sisko, father of Benjamin Sisko, in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He was also notable for his role as Hatcher in Soylent Green.

Filmography

Acting (24 Credits)

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2002The Wild Thornberrys as Jomo (voice)
1996Ghosts of Mississippi as Walter Williams
1991The Pirates of Dark Water
1991Alligator II: The Mutation as Chief Speed
1991Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country as Admiral Cartwright
1990The Great Los Angeles Earthquake as David Motubu
1989Polly as Mr. Pendergast
1986Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home as Admiral Cartwright
1984Challenge of the GoBots
1983A Caribbean Mystery as Dr. Graham
1977SST: Death Flight as Dr. Ralph Therman
1976Two-Minute Warning as Paul
1975Framed as Sam Perry
1973Slaughter's Big Rip-Off as Reynolds
1973Soylent Green as Chief Hatcher
1968Ace High as Thomas
1967The Incident as Arnold Robinson
1965Major Dundee as Aesop
1964The Pawnbroker as Rodriguez
1963Heavens Above! as Matthew Robinson
1962The L-Shaped Room as Johnny
1962To Kill a Mockingbird as Tom Robinson
1959Porgy and Bess as Crowne
1954Carmen Jones as Sergeant Brown

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