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Tommy Lane

Actor/musician

Born - 17 December 1937, Miami, Florida, USA
Died - 29 November 2021

Chunky, thick-haired Afro-American jazz musician, who also had a brief, on-off acting career in action roles, both as actor and stuntman. Born Benjamin Thomas Lane, his movie appearances included those in Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), being thrown through a window in Shaft (1971), Come Back Charleston Blue (1972), Shamus (1972), Ganja & Hess (1973), Live and Let Die (1973), Island Claws (1980), The Pilot (1980), Eureka (1983), Blue Skies Again (1983), Virtual Woman (1997) and Sweat (2007), his last. He died from chronic obstructive lung disease.