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Dutton, Charles (1951–)

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DUTTON, CHARLES (1951–). Actor, director, producer. After a serious brush with the law, this native of Baltimore , Maryland , attended Yale Drama School and Towson University . He became well known with his own successful television sitcom, Roc , 1991, which ran for several seasons on Fox. In order to challenge his cast and push the ratings, Dutton chose to broadcast the last season live. He has also played powerful, indomitable characters in films, such as The Distinguished Gentleman , 1992; Surviving the Game , 1994; and The Piano Lesson , 1994. He has directed the films Against the Ropes , 2004, and Mama Black Widow , 2002, as well as the TV miniseries The Corner , 2000. He was executive producer on the TV series Laurel Avenue , 1993.

Filmography: Cat’s Eye , 1985; Crocodile Dundee 2 , 1988; Jacknife , 1989; Q&A , 1990; Mississippi Masala , 1992; The Distinguished Gentleman , 1992; Alien 3 , 1992; Menace II Society , 1992; Rudy , 1993; Surviving the Game , 1994; The Piano Lesson , 1994; A Low Down Dirty Shame , 1994; Zooman , 1995; Cry, the Beloved Country , 1995; A Time to Kill , 1996; Get on the Bus , 1996; Mimic , 1997; Blind Faith , 1998; Black Dog , 1998; Cookie’s Fortune , 1999; Aftershock: Earthquake in New York , 1999; For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story , 2000; Deadlocked , 2000; Eye See You , 2001; 10,000 Black Men Named George , 2002; Against the Ropes , 2004; Secret Window , 2004.

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