Earl Billings Biography (1945-)

Full name, Earl William Billings; born July 4, 1945, in Cleveland, OH; son ofWillie Mae Billings; married (divorced). Addresses: Agent: BorinsteinOreck Bogart Agency, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 110, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
July 4, 1945
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Sounder, Part 2, Gamma III, 1976
  • Captain Turner, J.D.'s Revenge, American International Pictures, 1976
  • Man at parole office, Bustin' Loose, Universal, 1981
  • Captain Giles, Stakeout, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Detective, Wired, Taurus Entertainment Company, 1989
  • McFeely, One False Move, IRS Media, 1992
  • Police captain, Jimmy Hollywood, Paramount, 1994
  • Rick Marichek, Crimson Tide, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Cop, Larger Than Life, United Artists, 1996
  • Shopkeeper, The Fan, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996
  • Guard, Con Air, Buena Vista, 1997
  • James, Antwone Fisher, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Mr. Boats, American Splendor, Fine Line, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Leon, New Attitude, ABC, 1990
  • Movies
  • George, Minstrel Man, CBS, 1977
  • Officer, Women of San Quentin, NBC, 1983
  • Terry, Kids Don't Tell, CBS, 1985
  • Mr. Rogers, The George McKenna Story (also known as Hard Lessons), CBS, 1986
  • A Killer among Us, NBC, 1990
  • Al Shockley, Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter, NBC,1991
  • Jack Willis, Nails, Showtime, 1992
  • Chief Allston, In the Shadows, Someone's Watching (also known as With Harmful Intent), NBC, 1993
  • Detective, Living in Peril (also known as The Peril of Being Walter Woods), The Movie Channel, 1997
  • Miniseries
  • Roots: The Next Generation, ABC, 1979
  • Coroner, Something Is Out There, NBC, 1988
  • Eric's jury: juror #2, Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills, CBS,1994
  • Pilots
  • (As Earl W. Billings) Judge, Brand New Life: The Honeymooners, NBC, 1989
  • Mayo Bonner, South Central, Fox, 1994
  • Deacon Brooks, The Good News, UPN, 1997
  • Uncle Henry, Dave Chappelle, Fox, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Clark Oliver Phipps, "Bull's Eye," The Blue Knight, CBS, 1976
  • Mr. Parker, "Michael the Warlord," Good Times, CBS, 1976
  • Skycap, "Road to Nashville," The Bionic Woman, ABC, 1976
  • Rob, "The Firing Squad," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1977
  • Rob, "Nothing Personal," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1977
  • Mr. Taylor, "Wheels," Good Times, CBS, 1977
  • Rob, "Rerun Sees the Light," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1978
  • Rob, "Disco Dollar Disaster," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1978
  • Rob, "Shirley's Cookies," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1978
  • Rob, "Food Poisoning," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1979
  • Rob, "First Class Coach," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1979
  • Rob, "Shirley's Fired," What's Happening!!, ABC, 1979
  • Lee, "Falling Angels," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1980
  • Wendell, "Not So Dearly Beloved," The Jeffersons, CBS, 1981
  • Mr. Stephens, "Domestic Beef," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • Shep, "No Big Thing," Knight Rider, NBC, 1982
  • Mr. Harv, "Santaclaustrophobia," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • "Murder between Friends," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985
  • "Dead Men Leave No Trails," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1986
  • Jimmy, "Shadow Play," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986
  • Wilson, "Amazing Grace," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1986
  • Doctor, "The Bridge," Frank's Place, CBS, 1987
  • "Suspicious Minds," Mancuso, FBI, NBC, 1989
  • "Betrayal," Mancuso, FBI, NBC, 1989
  • Carl Wilkes, "Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes," Doctor Doctor, CBS, 1990
  • Admiral Thomas Henry, "The Drumhead," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1991
  • Demerson, "Route 666: Part 2," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1991
  • Porter, "A Woman Much Admired," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1991
  • Tenant, "Monkey on My Back Lot," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991
  • Man, "Choir Trouble," Family Matters, ABC, 1991
  • Mike, "Birds of a Feather Flock to Taylor," Home Improvement, ABC,1992
  • "Car Wars," Roc, Fox, 1992
  • Drug dealer #2, "The Bust," Bakersfield P.D., Fox, 1993
  • Car seller, "David's Van," The Sinbad Show, Fox, 1993
  • Lieutenant Levar Dixon, "Skyjacked," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994
  • Mayo Bonner, "Money," South Central, Fox, 1994
  • Mayo Bonner, "Co-op," South Central, Fox, 1994
  • Mayo Bonner, "Men," South Central, Fox, 1994
  • Mayo Bonner, "Gun: Part 1," South Central, Fox, 1994
  • John Lanier, "Food Chains," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994
  • Whitman Mayo, "Dog," South Central, Fox, 1994
  • Mike, "The Naked Truth," Home Improvement, ABC, 1995
  • Cueball, "Trust," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1995
  • Clayton, "Break It Down," Moesha, UPN, 1997
  • Security guard, "The Magic Pants," Mad about You, NBC, 1997
  • Judge Thomas Lawrence, "Hide and Seek," The Practice, ABC, 1997
  • Reginald Steele, "Ring around the Piggy," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 1998
  • Rick, "Romeo & J'Leeta," The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1998
  • Delroy, "That's My Momma," Smart Guy, The WB, 1998
  • J. O., "I'm Shrinnnking," The Hughleys, UPN, 1998
  • Rick, "Marlon Joins a Cult," The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1998
  • Mr. Kimsey, "P.C. World," Becker, CBS, 1999
  • Clayton, "Barking up the Wrong Tree," Moesha, UPN, 1999
  • Barney Thomas, "Parkergeist," Seven Days, UPN, 1999
  • Andrew's Uncle Harold, "Vigilance and Care," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999
  • Mr. Harper, "Love's Labors Lost," Bull, TNT, 2000
  • George, Nikki's father, "Unforgiven," The Parkers, UPN, 2000
  • Fred, "The Box," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001
  • Brian, "A Brand New Roy," Bette!, CBS, 2001
  • Earl the bartender, "The Pendulum," Titus, Fox, 2001
  • Ray's client, "Judge Ling," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001
  • Ray's client, "Neutral Corners," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001
  • George West, "Family Ties and Lies," The Parkers, UPN, 2001
  • Voice of photographer, "Makeover," The Proud Family (animated), The Disney Channel, 2001
  • George West, "My Two Dads," The Parkers, UPN, 2002
  • Detective Hal Grabowski, "Mothers of the Disappeared," The Guardian, CBS, 2002
  • Milton, "The Enemy Next Door," For Your Love, The WB, 2002
  • Also appeared as Lionel "Pops" Harper, "White Knight," Bull, TNT;judge, Working, ABC; Zachary, Where I Live.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Fear Itself, St. Louis Black Repertory; Fences,Asolo Theatre; East Hot Texas Links, Met; Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Denver Arts Centre; A Soldier's Play, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles; Made in America, Mark Taper Forum; Jazz Set, Mark TaperForum;Master Harold and the Boys, Arizona Theater Company; The Petrified Forest, Los Angeles Theatre Center.

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