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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.
- Birth Details
- March 1, 1930
- Hartford, Connecticut, United States
- Death Details
- August 27, 1990
- Los Angeles, California, United States
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.