Henry G. Sanders Biography (1942-)

Born August 18, 1942, in Houston, TX; married second wife, Naila (a wardrobeand costume designer); children: (first marriage) Chanel; (second marriage) Azizi, Naeem.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
August 18, 1942
Houston, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Walter Barber, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 1991
  • Robert E., Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993-1999
  • Miniseries
  • Backstairs at the White House, NBC, 1979
  • Judge Clarence Cooper, The Atlanta Child Murders, CBS, 1985
  • (As Henry Sanders) Detective Dan Britton, Nothing Lasts Forever (also known as Sidney Sheldon's Nothing Lasts Forever), 1995
  • Movies
  • Harve, The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel, CBS, 1979
  • Tanner, Callie & Son (also known as Rags to Riches), CBS, 1981
  • First officer, Something So Right, CBS, 1982
  • Old con, The Ambush Murders, CBS, 1982
  • Wait till Your Mother Gets Home!, NBC, 1983
  • Tubby, Hobson's Choice, CBS, 1983
  • Lieutenant Lucas, Concrete Beat, ABC, 1984
  • Ed, Children in the Crossfire, NBC, 1984
  • Fred, A Time to Live, NBC, 1985
  • Gym attendant, Deadly Messages, ABC, 1985
  • Second foreman, Badge of the Assassin, CBS, 1985
  • Garage attendant, Kicks, ABC, 1985
  • Al Melden, Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI (also known as Johnnie Gibson FBI), CBS, 1986
  • Disc jockey, Tonight's the Night (also known as The Game of Love), ABC, 1987
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth, ABC, 1987
  • (As Henry Sanders) Television director, Dead Solid Perfect, 1988
  • Bode Ross, Man against the Mob, NBC, 1988
  • Harry, Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder, NBC, 1989
  • Marvin Burgess, Rainbow Drive, Showtime, 1990
  • Policeman, Deadly Desire, USA Network, 1991
  • Hank, The Switch, CBS, 1993
  • Attorney, Dying to Love You (also known as Lethal White Female), CBS, 1993
  • Dr. Dailey, Ride with the Wind, ABC, 1994
  • (As Henry Sanders) Ellis Watley, In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped, 1995
  • (As Henry Sanders) Blacksmith, The Inheritance (also known as Louisa May Alcott's The Inheritance), 1997
  • Detective Repp, The Devil's Child (also known as Devil to Pay), 1997
  • (As Henry Sanders) Tom Wicks, Tell Me No Secrets, 1997
  • Robert E., Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie, CBS, 1999
  • Professor Monroe, Playing with Fire, Black Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Minister, Call Me Claus, TNT, 2001
  • Merle, Little John, CBS, 2002
  • Episodic
  • (As Henry Gayle Sanders) Hardhat, "Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, but Waterbury Will Bury You," The Rockford Files, 1977
  • Curtis Gordon, "J. J. in Business," Good Times, 1977
  • Lester Phillips, "George the Philanthropist," The Jeffersons, 1977
  • (As Henry Gayle Sanders) "The Rage at Hannibal," Kingston: Confidential, 1977
  • "It's Easier to Pass an Elephant through the Eye of a Needle Than a Bad Check in Bel Aire," Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, 1980
  • Policeman, "Fire Man," The Greatest American Hero, 1981
  • Jerome, "Stan the Man," Hill Street Blues, 1982
  • Store owner, "Moon over Uranus: The Sequel," Hill Street Blues, 1983
  • Guard Neil Baldwin, "Dog Day Hospital," St. Elsewhere, 1983
  • Stan, "Sacred Vows," Knots Landing, 1983
  • Hotel security guard, "Goliath Returns: Parts 1 & 2," Knight Rider, 1984
  • Leo Bell, "Quadrangle of Love," Night Court, 1984
  • Casey Hale, "Negotiations," Knots Landing, 1984
  • Trick Baby, "Give a Little, Take a Little," Miami Vice, 1984
  • Skycap, "We're Off to Kill the Wizard," Murder, She Wrote, 1984
  • (As Henry Sanders) "We're Off to See the Wizard," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1985
  • (As Henry Sanders) "Blow-Up," Hunter, 1986
  • Reverend Blake, "The Last Assignment," Highway to Heaven, 1986
  • Coach Carl Newman, "One for the Road," Starman, 1986
  • Pat Gaines, "The Professor," Matlock, 1986
  • Kenneth, "Matchmakers," 227, 1987
  • Judge Robinson Lowry, "The Grace of Wrath," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987
  • Train passenger in Maddie's dream sequence, "Tracks of My Tears," Moonlighting, 1988
  • Murray, "The Bald and the Beautiful," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1988
  • Judge Andrew Robertson, "The Last Gasp," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989
  • City hall guard, "The Mafia Priest Mystery: Part 1" (also known as "The Renegade Priest Mystery"), Father Dowling Mysteries, 1989
  • Mitchell Sands, "The Thief: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, 1989
  • George, "It's My Party," ALF, 1989
  • Store manager Bob, "To Market, to Market," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1993
  • Phillip, "ER Confidential," ER (also known as Emergency), NBC, 1994
  • Harold, "California Reich," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • Clifford Brown/Santa, "A Class Act Christmas," Moesha, UPN, 1998
  • "Blue," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1999
  • (As Henry Sanders) Michael Williams, "A Criminal Mind," Snoops, ABC, 1999
  • Police sergeant, "Reelin' in the Years," Boomtown, NBC, 2002
  • Joe Whitaker, "Below the Belt," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2002
  • Police sergeant, "Sinaloa Cowboys," Boomtown, NBC, 2003
  • Ambassador Tiki, "California 47th," The West Wing, NBC, 2003
  • Security guard, "The Devil Made Me Do It," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003
  • Also appeared in City of Angels.
  • Other
  • Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (pilot), 1979
  • First investigator, Moonlighting (pilot), 1985
  • Louie, Session Man (special), Showtime, 1992
  • Film Appearances
  • James Henderson, No Place to Hide (also known as Rebel), 1970
  • (As Henry Sanders) The Black Godfather (also known as Street War), 1974
  • Charles, Independence Day, 1975
  • (As Henry Sanders) Panama Red, 1976
  • (As Henry Gayle Sanders) Stan, Killer of Sheep, 1977
  • Charles, The Boss' Son, 1978
  • Man customer, Hard Country, Associated Film Distribution, 1981
  • Dr. Ross, Endangered Species, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1982
  • (As Henry Sanders) Johnny, Deadly Sunday, 1982
  • Man with pipe, Breathless (also known as A Bout de Souffle Madein USA), Orion, 1983
  • Beat-up man, My Brother's Wedding, 1983
  • (As Henry Sanders) Reuben, Heartbreakers, Orion, 1984
  • Hospital administrator, Choose Me, Island Alive, 1984
  • Officer Henry, Weekend Pass, Crown International Pictures, 1984
  • Third cop, The Ladies Club (also known as The Violated), New Line Cinema, 1986
  • (As Henry Sanders) Heath, No Man's Land, 1987
  • (As Henry Sanders) Henry, Made in Heaven, Lorimar, 1987
  • Sandy, Bull Durham, Orion, 1988
  • Evans, The Man Inside (also known as L'affaire Walraff), New Line Cinema, 1990
  • A Man Called ... Rainbo, 1990
  • Major, Child's Play 3 (also known as Child's Play 3: Look Who'sStalking), Universal, 1991
  • Building owner, Kuffs, Universal, 1992
  • Officer Soby, Carnival of Souls (also known as Wes Craven Presents "Carnival of Souls"), Trimark Pictures, 1998
  • Cesar's trainer, Play It to the Bone (also known as Play It), Buena Vista, 1999
  • Police officer, Manhood, Jung N Restless Productions, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Martin, Fool for Love, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1985-1986
  • Eyes of the American, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1986-1987
  • Control room operator, Sarcophagus, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1987-1988

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