|Birth Day||December 27, 1939|
|Birth Place||Newark, NJ|
|Age||81 YEARS OLD|
Best known for playing the role of the father on the television show Good Times, he also received an Emmy nomination for his performance in the miniseries Roots.
From 1994 to 1995, he portrayed Fred Wilkes in four episodes of the hit TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
He married second wife Lillian Lehman in 1978, but the marriage only lasted one year.
He had a supporting role alongside Anne Heche on the TV series Men in Trees from 2006 to 2008.