Lincoln Kilpatrick

Lincoln Kilpatrick


Lincoln Kilpatrick was born on Feb 12, 1932 in USA. Lincoln Kilpatrick's big-screen debut came with Cop Hater directed by William Berke in 1958, strarring Detective Dave Foster. Lincoln Kilpatrick is known for Gabriel's Fire directed by Robert Lieberman, James Earl Jones stars as Gabriel Bird and Laila Robins as Victoria Heller. The upcoming new movie Lincoln Kilpatrick plays is Piranha which will be released on Oct 01, 1995.

Lincoln Kilpatrick was born on February 12, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was encouraged to pursue an acting career by legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Kilpatrick earned a degree in drama from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri and got his first big break acting alongside Sidney Poitier in the hit Broadway play "A Raisin in the Sun." Lincoln subsequently appeared in the stage plays "Blues for Mr. Charlie," "The Slave," "Hallelujah Baby!," "Take a Giant Step," and "The Black" (he acted with Cicely Tyson and Louis Gossett Jr. in this latter play). Kilpatrick made his film debut as the ill-fated Detective Dave Foster in the gritty 1958 crime drama thriller Un tueur se promène (1958). His most memorable movie roles include the bitter Zachary in the funky end-of-the-world science fiction gem Le survivant (1971), burnt-out priest Father Paul in Soleil vert (1973), Olympic athlete Woody Russo in Chosen Survivors (1974), crazed transvestite homosexual psycho Billy Most in Together Brothers (1974), terrific as venerable old felon Cresus in the excellent supernatural horror chiller Prison (1987), and wise trustee inmate Abraham in Stuart Gordon's exciting futuristic science fiction prison winner Fortress (1992). Among the TV shows Kilpatrick did guest spots on are Naked City (1958), Then Came Bronson (1969), Médecins d'aujourd'hui (1969), L'homme de fer (1967), Un shérif à New York (1970), Mannix (1967), Harry O (1973), Baretta (1975), Buck Rogers (1979), The Jeffersons (1975), Ralph Super-héros (1981), Capitaine Furillo (1981), Trapper John, M.D. (1979), Frasier (1993), Melrose Place (1992), New York Police Blues (1993), and Urgences (1994), along with dozens of others. Moreover, Lincoln co-founded the Kilpatrick-Cambridge Theatre Arts School in Hollywood, California in 1971 and holds the distinction of being the first black member of the Lincoln Center Repertory Company. He was married to his wife Helen Ferguson for 47 years. Kilpatrick's sons Erik Kilpatrick and Lincoln Kilpatrick Jr. are both actors, while his daughter Dacarla Kilpatrick is an actress, director and editor. Lincoln Kilpatrick died at age 72 from lung cancer on May 18, 2004.

  • Birthday

    Feb 12, 1932
  • Place of Birth

    St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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