Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson

  • Born on
    • April 9th, 1898
  • Died on
    • January 23rd, 1976
Paul Robeson (April 9, 1898 - January 23, 1976) was an American concert bass-baritone, athlete, actor and political activist. Born in Princeton, New Jersey he was educated at Rutgers College and Columbia University Law School. After briefly practising as a lawyer he left the trade due to racism and instead pursued his acting and singing career.

Starring Paul Robeson on Plex


Acting (8 Credits)

1942Tales of Manhattan as Luke
1940The Proud Valley as David Goliath
1937King Solomon's Mines as Umbopa
1936Show Boat as Joe
1935Sanders of the River as Bosambo
1933The Emperor Jones as Brutus Jones
1930Borderline as Pete Varond
1925Body and Soul as Reverend Isaiah T. Jenkins / His brother Sylvester


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