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Howard Rollins

Howard Rollins (1950–1996) was an American television, film, and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime and Virgil Tibbs on In the Heat of the Night.

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Oct 17, 1950 In Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Another World 1964-05-04
Latest Project:
Movie Drunks 1997-03-14
Known For
Poster of New York Undercover
Poster of Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI
Poster of Fridays
Poster of Another World
Movie Drunks Joseph 1997-03-14
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie With Murder in Mind Samuel Carver 1992-05-12
Series In the Heat of the Night Virgil Tibbs 1988-03-06
Movie The Children of Times Square Otis Travis 1986-03-03
Movie Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI T.C. Russell 1986-10-21
Series Wildside 1985-03-21
Movie The House of Dies Drear Walter Small 1984-06-01
Movie The House of God Chuck Johnston 1984-01-01
Movie A Doctor's Story Dr. Zack Williams 1984-04-23
Movie A Soldier's Story Captain Davenport 1984-09-14
Movie He's Fired, She's Hired Raoul 1984-12-18
Movie For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers Medgar Evers 1983-03-22
Movie The Member of the Wedding Honey Brown 1982-12-20
Movie Thornwell Carson 1981-01-28
Movie Ragtime Coalhouse Walker Jr. 1981-11-20
Series Fridays Unknown 1980-04-11
Movie My Old Man Doctor 1979-12-07
Movie The Trial of the Moke James Smith 1978-05-02
Series King Andrew Young 1978-02-12
Series Another World 1964-05-04