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Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence (1953–)

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HILTON-JACOBS, LAWRENCE (1953–). Actor. He was born in the Virgin Islands and went to high school in New York City. He studied acting at Al Fann’s Theatrical School and with the Negro Ensemble Company performing in such plays as Cora’s Second Cousin , and What the Wine Sellers Buy . He landed his first film role as Charles, the militant son in Claudine , 1974. His breakthrough role came as the ill fated college bound basketball star, Cochise, in Cooley High , 1975. This film helped land him the role of Freddie “Boom Boom” Washington in the hit television sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter .

Filmography: Claudine , 1974; Death Wish , 1974; Cooley High , 1975; Youngblood , 1978; The Comedy Company , 1978; For the Love of it , 1980; The Annihilators , 1985; Paramedics , 1988; Angels of the City , 1990; Chance , 1990; The Jacksons: An American Dream , 1992; Tuesday Never Comes , 1993; Indecent Behavior , 1993; Southlander , 2001; Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool , 2002; The Streetsweeper , 2002; 30 Miles , 2004; Don’t Give Me the Finger , 2005; Sublime , 2007.

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