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Brock Peters

1927-07-02 New York City, New York, USA

Image of Brock Peters


Brock Peters or Brock G. Peters (born George Fisher; July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005) was an American actor, best known for playing the role of Tom Robinson in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and for his role as "Crown" in the 1959 film version of Porgy and Bess. In later years, he gained recognition among Star Trek fans for his portrayals of Fleet Admiral Cartwright in two of the Star Trek feature films and Joseph Sisko, father of Benjamin Sisko, in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He was also notable for his role as Hatcher in Soylent Green.


Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Himself 2003-06-24
10,000 Black Men Named George Leon Frey 2002-02-24
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Jomo (voice) 2002-12-20
Park Day Heseeit Turner 1998-08-06
Cosmic Slop 1994-01-01
The Importance of Being Earnest Doctor Chasuble 1992-05-14
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Admiral Cartwright 1991-12-06
Alligator 2 - The Mutation Chief Speed 1991-12-18
The Great Los Angeles Earthquake David Motubu 1990-11-11
Polly Mr. Pendergast 1989-11-12
Broken Angel Sgt. Mercurio 1988-03-13
To Heal a Nation Paul Turner 1988-05-29
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Admiral Cartwright 1986-11-26
Puss in Boots Ogre 1985-09-09
A Caribbean Mystery Dr. Graham 1983-10-22
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Jim 1981-07-09
The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel Joe 1979-01-02
The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance Zechariah 1978-02-05
SST: Death Flight Dr. Ralph Therman 1977-02-25
Two-Minute Warning Paul 1976-11-12
Mahalia Narrator 1975-09-11
Framed Sam Perry 1975-08-01
Lost in the Stars Stephen Kumalo 1974-04-08
Slaughter's Big Rip Off Reynolds 1973-08-31
Soylent Green Chief Hatcher 1973-04-18
Black Girl Earl 1972-11-09
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol Berdahl 1972-01-30
Jack Johnson Jack Johnson (voice) 1970-01-01
The McMasters Benjamin "Benjie" McMasters 1970-08-01
I quattro dell'Ave Maria Thomas 1968-10-02
P.J. Waterpark 1968-03-06
The Incident Arnold Robinson 1967-11-05
Major Dundee Aesop 1965-04-07
The Pawnbroker Rodriguez 1965-04-20
Heavens Above! Matthew Robinson 1963-05-20
The L-Shaped Room Johnny 1962-11-20
To Kill a Mockingbird Thomas "Tom" Robinson 1962-12-25
Porgy and Bess Crowne 1959-06-24
Carmen Jones Sergeant Brown 1954-10-28