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Paul Benjamin

Actor

Born - 1 January 1938, Pelion, South Carolina, USA
Died - 28 June 2019

Solidly-built Afro-American performer with a mass of hair and inquiring features. A stage actor from the early 1960s (and later an award-winning playwright), he became a sturdy part of the film scene as well after a debut as a bartender in Midnight Cowboy (1969). Many further movie credits include The Anderson Tapes (1971), Across 110th Street (1972), The Deadly Trackers (1973), Friday Foster (1975), Leadbelly (1976), Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Some Kind of Hero (1982), Deadly Force (1983), Nuts (1987), Pink Cadillac (1989), The Five Heartbeats (1991), The Fence (1994), Hoodlum (1997), The Breaks (1999), The Station Agent (2003), Back in the Day (2005), Ascension Day (2007), The Talk Men (2011) and Occupy, Texas (2016), his last.