Thalmus Rasulala

Thalmus Rasulala

  • Born on
    • November 15th, 1939
  • Died on
    • October 9th, 1991
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thalmus Rasulala (November 15, 1939 – October 9, 1991) was an African American actor who was an original cast member of ABC's soap opera One Life to Live from its inception in 1968 until he left the show in 1970. Born as Jack Crowder in Miami, Florida, he appeared in many films and made guest appearances in TV shows. Notable roles include Lt. Jack Neal in One Life to Live, Roy in Bucktown, Blake Tarr in Friday Foster, Bill Thomas in What's Happening!!, and Omoro Kinte (Kunta Kinte's father) in Roots. He also appeared in The Twilight Zone, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Sanford and Son, Good Times, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Sophisticated Gents. His last acting role was as General Afir in Mom and Dad Save the World with Teri Garr and Jeffrey Jones. He died shortly after completing his scenes, and the film, released after his death, is accordingly dedicated to his memory. He died on October 9, 1991, from heart failure in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at age 51. Description above from the Wikipedia article Thalmus Rasulala, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Acting (16 Credits)

1992Mom and Dad Save the World as General Afir
1991New Jack City as Police Commissioner
1989The Package as Secret Service Commander
1987Bulletproof as Billy Dunbar
1986Born American as The Admiral
1986The Boss' Wife as Barney
1977Fun with Dick and Jane as Food Stamp Man
1976The Last Hard Men as George Weed
1975Bucktown as Roy
1975Mr. Ricco as Frankie Steele
1975Friday Foster as Blake Tarr
1975Adios Amigo as Noah
1974Willie Dynamite as Robert Daniels
1974The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman as Ned (age 42)
1972Blacula as Gordon Thomas
1970The Out of Towners as Police Officer


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