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Ji-Tu Cumbuka

Ji-Tu Cumbuka is one of the many U.S. African actors who overcame walls of adversity in the 60s. Born in Montgomery County, Alabama on March fourth, 1942 in an era of oppression, Ji-Tu did not let social norms hold him back from what he loved. Opportunities were slim; a U.S. African actor of the 40s and 50s held roles as house maids or were ...

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Mar 4, 1942 In Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Caged in Paradiso
Latest Project:
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2000-10-06
Known For
Poster of Outrageous Fortune
Poster of Brewster's Millions
Poster of Bachelor Party
Poster of Bound for Glory
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Midnight Edition Reginald Brown 1993-10-01
Movie Caged in Paradiso Josh 1990
Series Alien Nation Unknown 1989-09-18
Movie Harlem Nights Unknown 1989-11-17
Movie Glitch! Mookie 1988-11-01
Movie Moving Unknown 1988-03-04
Series In the Heat of the Night Unknown 1988-03-06
Movie Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies Horace 1987-01-17
Series The Bronx Zoo Unknown 1987-03-19
Movie Outrageous Fortune Cab Driver 1987-01-30
Series CBS Summer Playhouse Unknown 1987-06-12
Movie Out of Bounds Lemar 1986-07-25
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Series Amen Unknown 1986-09-27
Movie Brewster's Millions Melvin 1985-05-22
Movie Doin' Time Bernie Feldstein 1985-05-19
Movie Covenant Duboff 1985-08-05
Movie Volunteers Cicero 1985-08-16
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie The Cracker Brothers Unknown 1985-09-14
Series Riptide Unknown 1984-01-03
Movie Angela None 1984-04-01
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Bachelor Party Unknown 1984-06-29
Series The A-Team Unknown 1983-01-23
Series Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Series Knight Rider Unknown 1982-09-26
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Death Ray 2000 Torque 1981-03-05
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Series The Dukes of Hazzard Unknown 1979-01-26
Movie Mandrake Lothar 1979-01-24
Movie Ebony, Ivory and Jade Thurston 1979-08-03
Movie The Jericho Mile Brother Lateef 1979-03-18
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Series A Man Called Sloane Torque 1979-09-22
Movie Walk Proud Sgt. Gannett 1979-11-09
Movie Flesh & Blood Woody Shaw 1979-10-15
Movie Last of the Good Guys Unknown 1978-03-07
Movie Fun with Dick and Jane Unknown 1977-09-01
Series Young Dan'l Boone Hawk 1977-09-12
Series Roots Wrestler 1977-10-01
Movie Bound for Glory Slim Snedeger - Hobo on Train 1976-12-05
Movie Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde Lt. Jackson 1976-01-01
Movie The Dream Makers Unknown 1975-01-07
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-17
Series Sunshine Unknown 1975-03-06
Series The Blue Knight Unknown 1975-05-09
Movie Mandingo Cicero 1975-07-25
Series Caribe Unknown 1975-02-17
Series The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown 1974-01-18
Series Get Christie Love! Unknown 1974-01-22
Series The Rockford Files Unknown 1974-03-27
Series Lucas Tanner Unknown 1974-05-08
Movie Lost in the Stars Johannes 1974-04-08
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series Toma Unknown 1973-03-21
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-03-08
Series Chase Unknown 1973-09-11
Movie Maurie Oscar 1973-08-01
Movie Up the Sandbox Unknown 1973-04-18
Movie Trader Horn Orange Stripe 1973-06-01
Series Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-02-22
Movie Blacula Skillet 1972-08-25
Series The Snoop Sisters Unknown 1972-12-18
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie Top of the Heap Pot Peddler 1972-06-02
Movie Brian's Song Unknown 1971-11-30
Movie Change of Habit Unknown 1970-01-21
Series The Bold Ones: The Senator Unknown 1970-09-13
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1969-11-08
Series It Takes a Thief Unknown 1968-01-09
Movie Uptight Rick 1968-12-28
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-09-14
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24