Raymond St. Jacques Biography (1930-1990)

Born James Arthur Johnson March 1, 1930, in Hartford, CT; died August 27, 1990, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Vivienne Johnson (a medical technician); children: Raymond, Sterling.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
March 1, 1930
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death Details
August 27, 1990
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Judge, The Blacks, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1961.
  • Also appeared in (Off-Broadway debut) High Name Today, c. 1954, Night Life, The Cool World, and Seventh Heaven.
  • Credits; STAGE WORK
  • Choreographer, Romeo and Juliet, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1966.
  • Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
  • (Film debut) Black Like Me, Continental, 1964.
  • Ubi, Mister Moses, United Artists, 1965.
  • Tangee, The Pawnbroker, Allied Artists/American International, 1965.
  • Hank, Mister Buddwing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1966.
  • Cancasseur, The Comedians, MGM, 1967.
  • Doc McGee, The Green Berets, Warner Brothers, 1968.
  • James Lake, If He Hollers, Let Him Go, Cinerama, 1968.
  • Dr. Taylor, Madigan, Universal, 1968.
  • B.G., Uptight, Paramount, 1968.
  • David Rowe, Change of Mind, Cinerama, 1969.
  • Coffin Ed Johnson, Cotton Comes to Harlem, United Artists, 1970.
  • Coffin Ed Johnson, Come Back Charleston Blue, Warner Brothers, 1972.
  • Bill Mercer, Cool Breeze, MGM, 1972.
  • Imir, The Final Comedown, New World, 1972.
  • Blueboy Harris, Book of Numbers, Associated Exhibitors, 1973.
  • John Kumalo, Lost in the Stars, American Film Theatre, 1974.
  • Jimmy Newsom, Born Again, Associated Exhibitors, 1978.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, American International, 1978.
  • Bell, Cuba Crossing, Key West, 1980.
  • Randolph, The Evil that Men Do, Twenty First Century, 1984.
  • Ivory, The Wild Pair (also known as Devil's Odds), Trans World Entertainment, 1987.
  • Street preacher, They Live, Universal, 1988.
  • Frederick Douglass, Glory, Tri-Star, 1990.
  • Also appeared in Sweet Dirty Tony, 1981.
  • Credits; FILM WORK
  • (Directing debut) Producer and director, Book of Numbers, Associated Exhibitors, 1973.
  • Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Solomon King, Rawhide, CBS, 1965-66.
  • Dr. Hooks, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1983-84.
  • Also appeared in Superior Court.
  • Credits; OTHER TELEVISION APPEARANCES
  • The drummer, Roots (mini-series), ABC, 1977.

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