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Charles Weldon


Born - 1 June 1940, Wetumka, Oklahoma, USA
Died - 7 December 2018

Bony-faced, bearded Afro-American actor, mainly on the New York stage. In the mid 1980s, he gave up acting and became a truck driver, returning after a few years and taking over New York's Negro Ensemble Company in 2005, a venture he ran until his death from lung cancer. Films included Who's Minding the Mint? (1967), Trick Baby (1972), Rooster Cogburn (1975), The River Niger (1976), Stir Crazy (1980), Fast-Walking (1982), Case Closed (1988), Malcolm X (1992), Drop Squad (1994), The Wishing Tree (1999), Hoop Soldiers (2001) and Diane (2018), his last. The first husband of four-times-married actress Debbi Morgan.