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Mel Winkler

Actor

Born - 23 October 1941, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Died - 11 June 2020

Slim-faced, moustachioed, busy Afro-American supporting actor whose crackling tones were also much in demand for cartoon voiceovers. After theatrical experience, he entered TV in 1969, films a little later, mainly as cops or minor figures of authority: Across 110th Street (1972), The Filthiest Show in Town (1973), The Day the Music Died (1977), All the Right Moves (1983), Heaven Help Us (1985), Off Beat (1986), Dominick and Eugene (1988), Doc Hollywood (1991), Mona Must Die (1994), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), City Hall (1996), A Life Less Ordinary (1997), Hollywood Palms (2001), Coach Carter (2005) and The Disciple (2008), his last. He died in his sleep.