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Curtis-Hall, Vondie (1956–)

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CURTIS-HALL, VONDIE (1956–). Actor, director. He was born in Detroit , Michigan , and made his film debut as a basketball game vendor in Coming to America , 1988. He has since graced both the big and small screen in telepics, such as Murder Without Motive: The Edmond Perry Story , 1992; Don King: Only in America , 1997; and Ali: An American Hero , 2000. His television series work includes Cop Rock , and Chicago Hope . He directed the feature films Gridlock’d , 1997; Glitter , 2001; and the made-for-TV movie Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story , 2004.

Filmography: Coming to America , 1988; Mystery Train , 1989; Black Rain , 1989; Die Hard 2 , 1990; One Good Cop , 1991; The Mambo Kings , 1992; Passion Fish , 1992; Falling Down , 1993; Sugar Hill , 1994; Crooklyn , 1994; Clear and Present Danger , 1994; Drop Squad , 1994; Tuesday Morning Ride , 1995; Broken Arrow , 1996; Heaven’s Prisoners , 1996; Romeo + Juliet , 1996; Gridlock’d , 1997; Eve’s Bayou , 1997; Dr. Hugo , 1998; Turn It Up , 2000; Glitter , 2001; Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story , 2004.

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