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Taurean Blacque

Actor

Born - 10 May 1940, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Died - 21 July 2022

Tall, strongly-built Afro-American actor, sporadically in films, but best remembered for his role of street-smart Det Sgt Washington in all 144 episodes of the 1980s' hit TV series Hill Street Blues. The long-running performance won him an Emmy. Born Herbert Middleton Jr, and mainly seen on stage and TV, his films include House Calls (1978), Rocky II (1979), The Hunter (1980), DeepStar Six (1989), Fled (1996), Tara (2001), Nowhere Road (2002), The Stick Up Kids (2008), Step Off (2011) and the short Things Not Forgotten (2015), his last. He had two sons and adopted 11 other children.