James Edwards

James Edwards

  • Born on
    • March 6th, 1918
  • Died on
    • January 4th, 1970
James Johnson Edwards (March 6, 1918 – January 4, 1970) was an American actor in films and television. His most famous role was as Private Peter Moss in the 1949 film Home of the Brave, in which he portrayed an African American soldier experiencing racial prejudice while serving in the South Pacific during World War II.


Acting (16 Credits)

1970Patton as Sergeant William George Meeks
1968Coogan's Bluff as Sgt. Jackson
1965The Sandpiper as Larry Brant
1962The Manchurian Candidate as Cpl. Allen Melvin
1959Pork Chop Hill as Cpl. Jurgens
1958Anna Lucasta as Eddie
1957Men in War as Sgt. Killian
1957Battle Hymn as Lt. Maples
1956The Killing as Track Parking Attendant
1955The Phenix City Story as Zeke Ward
1954The Caine Mutiny as Whittaker
1952The Member of the Wedding as Honey Camden Brown
1951The Steel Helmet as Corporal Thompson
1951Bright Victory as Joe Morgan
1949Home of the Brave as Private Peter Moss
1949The Set-Up as Luther Hawkins

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