|Born||Paul Edward Winfield|
May 22, 1939
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Died||March 7, 2004 (aged 64)|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Spouse(s)||Charles Gillan, Jr. Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 161 - Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The United States of America —commonly referred to as the (1970s-2002)|
Paul Edward Winfield (May 22, 1939 – March 7, 2004) was an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated American television and film actor. Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 161 - Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder and as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the television miniseries King. The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America Sharecropping is a system of agriculture or agricultural production in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crop produced on the land (e Sounder is a 1972 film starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews, Taj Mahal, and Martin Luther King Jr ( January 15, 1929 April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, Activist and prominent leader King is a 1978 Television film Miniseries based on the life of Dr Off camera, Winfield narrated the television crime series City Confidential. City Confidential is an American documentary Television show on the A&E Network, which singles out a community during each episode
Winfield carved out a diverse career in film, television, theater and voiceovers by taking ground breaking roles at a time when African-American actors were scarcely cast. His first major feature film role was in the 1969 film, The Lost Man starring Sidney Poitier. The year 1969 in film involved some significant events Events Cannes Film Festival opens but closes in support Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (ˈpwɑːtie born February 20, 1927) is an Oscar - Golden Globe - BAFTA - and Grammy Winfield first became well-known to television audiences when he appeared for several years opposite Diahann Carroll on the groundbreaking television series Julia. Diahann Carroll (born July 17 1935) is an American award-winning Actress and songstress. A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U Julia was a 1960s Television series, best remembered as being one of the first weekly series to depict an African American woman in a non-stereotypical Filmed during a high point of racial tensions in the United States, the show was unique in featuring an African-American female as the central character. He also starred as Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1978 miniseries King. Martin Luther King Jr ( January 15, 1929 April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, Activist and prominent leader A miniseries (also mini-series) in a serial Storytelling medium is a production which tells a story in a pre-planned limited number of episodes King is a 1978 Television film Miniseries based on the life of Dr
In 1973, Winfield was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1972 film Sounder, and his co-star in that film, Cicely Tyson, was nominated for Best Actress. Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS to recognize The year 1972 in film involved some significant events Events Top grossing films (U Sounder is a 1972 film starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews, Taj Mahal, and Cicely Tyson (born December 19 1933) is an American Emmy Award -winning and Academy Award -nominated actress Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS to Prior to their nominations, only two other African Americans - Dorothy Dandridge and Sidney Poitier - had ever been nominated for a leading role. African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa Dorothy Jean Dandridge ( November 9, 1922 &ndash September 8, 1965) was an American Actress and Popular singer Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (ˈpwɑːtie born February 20, 1927) is an Oscar - Golden Globe - BAFTA - and Grammy He appeared in the 2003 Disney-produced television remake of Sounder. Sounder is a 1972 film starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews, Taj Mahal, and Winfield played the part of “Jim the Slave” in Huckleberry Finn (1974) which was a musical based on the novel by Mark Twain. Huckleberry Finn is a Musical film version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30 1835 – April 21 1910 better known by the Pen name Mark Twain, was an American Humorist, satirist Winfield would recall late in his career that as a young actor he had played one of the two leads in Of Mice and Men in local repertory, made up in whiteface, since a black actor playing it would have been unthinkable. Of Mice and Men is a Novella written by Nobel Prize -winning author John Steinbeck. Winfield also starred in more recent miniseries, including Roots: The Next Generations, Alex Haley'sQueen: The Story of an American Family and Scarlett. Roots The Next Generations is a 1979 television miniseries that continues the story of the family of Alex Haley from the time of Reconstruction Alexander Murray Palmer Haley (August 11 1921–February 10 1992 was an American Writer. Queen The Story of an American family by Alex Haley and David Stevens is a partly factual Historical novel which has served to bring back to the consciousness Scarlett is a novel written in 1991 by Alexandra Ripley as a sequel to Margaret Mitchell 's Gone with the Wind
The actor gained a new segment of fans for his brief but memorable roles in several science fiction TV programs and movies. He portrayed Captain Clark Terrell, an unwilling minion of Khan Noonien Singh, in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and a friendly but crusty cop partnered with Lance Henriksen in The Terminator starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Khan Noonien Singh, commonly shortened to Khan, is a Villain in the fictional Star Trek universe Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan is the second feature film based on the Star Trek Science fiction Television series, following Lance James Henriksen (born May 5 1940) is an American Actor, painter, and potter. The Terminator is a 1984 science fiction / Action film directed and co-written by James Cameron. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger ( German ˌaɐnɔlt aloʏs ˈʃvaɐtsənɛɡɐ born July 30 1947 is an Austrian American Bodybuilder, Actor On the small screen Star Trek franchise, he appeared as an alien captain who communicates in metaphor in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Darmok”. Metaphor (from the Greek: μεταφορά - metaphora, meaning "transfer" is language that directly compares seemingly unrelated subjects Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry " Darmok " is an episode of the television Science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation, first broadcast in the United He also appeared on Babylon 5, as General Richard Franklin, the father of regular character Dr. Stephen Franklin, in the second season episode "Gropos. Babylon 5 is an American science fiction television series created produced and largely written by J Stephen Franklin is a fictional lead character in the universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, played by the late Richard Biggs " Gropos " is an Episode from the second season of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5. "
Winfield also took on roles as gay characters in the films Mike's Murder in 1984 and again in 1998 in the film Relax...It's Just Sex. Mike's Murder is the 1983 motion picture Soundtrack album for the movie of the same name RelaxIt’s Just Sex is a 1998 Gay oriented Romantic comedy film.
Winfield found success off-camera due to his unique voice. He provided voices on the cartoons Spider-Man, The Magic School Bus, Batman Beyond, K10C, and The Simpsons, on the latter voicing the Don King parody Lucius Sweet. Voice acting is the art of providing voices for animated characters (including those in feature films television series animated shorts and Video games) and Spider-Man is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Magic School Bus is a series of Children's books, intended to teach scientific concepts to children Batman Beyond (known as Batman of the Future in Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Kids' Ten Commandments (often abbreviated as K*10*C was a direct-to-video five part series designed to teach the principles of the Ten Commandments to children in a fun and Donald "Don" King (born August 20 1931) is an American Boxing promoter particularly known for his hairstyle and flamboyant personality A parody (ˈpɛɹədiː US, [ˈpaɹədiː] UK) in contemporary usage is a work created to mock comment on or poke fun at an original work its subject This following is a list by episode of one-time Fictional characters from the American animated Television comedy series In his voiceover career, he perhaps best-known as the narrator for the A&E true crime series City Confidential, a role he began in 1998 and continued with until his death in 2004. A&E is a cable and Satellite television network with headquarters in Manhattan and offices in Stamford, Atlanta, City Confidential is an American documentary Television show on the A&E Network, which singles out a community during each episode
Throughout his career, Winfield frequently managed to perform in the theater. His only Broadway production, Checkmates, in 1988, co-starring Ruby Dee, was also the Broadway debut of Denzel Washington. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Ruby Dee (born October 27, 1924) is an American Actress, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Journalist Denzel Hayes Washington Jr (born December 28 1954) is an American Actor and director. He also appeared in productions at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D. The Mark Taper Forum is a 739 seat Thrust stage at the Los Angeles Music Center built by Welton Becket and Associates The Shakespeare Theatre Company is a Regional theatre company located in Washington D C.
He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance in the King and Roots: The Next Generations. King is a 1978 Television film Miniseries based on the life of Dr Roots The Next Generations is a 1979 television miniseries that continues the story of the family of Alex Haley from the time of Reconstruction He won an Emmy Award, in 1995, for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, for his appearance as Judge Harold Nance in an episode of the CBS drama Picket Fences. Picket Fences is a 60-minute television drama centering around the residents of the fictional community of Rome Wisconsin.
Winfield was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Lois Beatrice (née Edwards), a union organizer in the garment industry. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather His stepfather from the age of eight was Clarence Winfield, a construction worker.  He attended the University of Portland, Stanford University, Los Angeles City College and the University of California at Los Angeles. The University of Portland (UP is a private Roman Catholic university located in Portland Oregon. Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University or simply Stanford, is a private Research university located in Los Angeles City College, known as LACC is a public Community college in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles California. The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United He was openly gay in his private life, but remained discreet about it in the public eye. In the English language, gay is an Adjective that in modern usage refers to Homosexuality. 
Winfield died of a heart attack in 2004 at the age of 64. Myocardial infarction ( MI or AMI for acute myocardial infarction) also known as a heart attack, occurs when the blood supply His partner of 30 years, architect Charles Gillan, Jr. A domestic partnership is a legal or Personal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are neither joined by a traditional An architect is a licensed individual who leads a design team in the Planning and Design of buildings and participates in oversight of Building Construction , died March 5, 2002 of bone cancer. Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Bone tumor is an inexact term which can be used for both Benign and Malignant abnormal growths found in bone but is most commonly used for primary Tumors
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Winfield, Paul Edward|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1939-5-22|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|DATE OF DEATH||2004-3-7|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Los Angeles, California, USA|