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Brock Peters

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.

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Jul 2, 1927 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Carmen Jones 1954-10-28
Latest Project:
Movie Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty 2003-06-24
Known For
Movie Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Himself 2003-06-24
Movie 10,000 Black Men Named George Leon Frey 2002-02-24
Movie The Wild Thornberrys Movie Jomo (voice) 2002-12-20
Movie Park Day Heseeit Turner 1998-08-06
Movie Ghosts of Mississippi Walter Williams 1996-12-20
Movie Cosmic Slop 1994-01-01
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Doctor Chasuble 1992-05-14
Series The Pirates of Dark Water 1991-02-25
Movie Alligator 2: The Mutation Chief Speed 1991-12-18
Movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Admiral Cartwright 1991-12-06
Movie The Great Los Angeles Earthquake David Motubu 1990-11-11
Movie Polly Mr. Pendergast 1989-11-12
Movie Broken Angel Sgt. Mercurio 1988-03-13
Movie To Heal a Nation Paul Turner 1988-05-29
Movie Puss in Boots Ogre 1985-09-09
Movie A Caribbean Mystery Dr. Graham 1983-10-22
Series Roots: The Next Generations Ab Decker 1979-02-18
Movie SST: Death Flight Dr. Ralph Therman 1977-02-25
Movie Two-Minute Warning Paul 1976-11-12
Movie Framed Sam Perry 1975-08-01
Movie Lost in the Stars Stephen Kumalo 1974-04-08
Movie Slaughter's Big Rip Off Reynolds 1973-08-31
Movie Soylent Green Chief Hatcher 1973-04-18
Movie Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol Berdahl 1972-01-30
Movie P.J. Waterpark 1968-03-06
Movie Ace High Thomas 1968-10-02
Movie The Incident Arnold Robinson 1967-11-05
Movie Major Dundee Aesop 1965-04-07
Movie The Pawnbroker Rodriguez 1965-04-20
Movie Heavens Above! Matthew Robinson 1963-05-20
Movie To Kill a Mockingbird Tom Robinson 1962-12-20
Movie The L-Shaped Room Johnny 1962-11-20
Movie Bloomer Girl Alexander 1956-05-28
Movie Carmen Jones Sergeant Brown 1954-10-28