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Paul Winfield is a Actor American born on 22 may 1939 at Los Angeles (USA)

Paul Winfield

Paul Winfield
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Birth name Paul Edward Winfield
Nationality USA
Birth 22 may 1939 at Los Angeles (USA)
Death 7 march 2004 (at 64 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Emmy Award

Paul Edward Winfield (May 22, 1939 – March 7, 2004) was an American television, film and stage actor. 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, which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1978 television miniseries King, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Winfield was also known to science fiction fans for his roles in The Terminator, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Best films

Presumed Innocent (1990)
(Actor)
The Terminator (1984)
(Actor)

Usually with

Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis
(4 films)
Chi Muoi Lo
Chi Muoi Lo
(1 films)
James Cameron
James Cameron
(1 films)
Martin Ritt
Martin Ritt
(2 films)
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Filmography of Paul Winfield (47 films)

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Actor

Second to Die, 1h29
Directed by Brad Marlowe
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Erika Eleniak, Colleen Camp, John Wesley Shipp, Paul Winfield, Margaret Avery, Marshall R. Teague
Roles Detective Grady
Rating60% 3.003813.003813.003813.003813.00381
Sara Morgan (Eleniak) is a woman who thinks the murder of her husband (John Wesley Shipp) will solve all her problems. However, she realizes that it won't be enough.
Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, 1h59
Directed by Chi Muoi Lo
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Paul Winfield, Sanaa Lathan, Chi Muoi Lo, Mary Alice, Lauren Tom, Kieu Chinh
Roles Harold Williams
Rating65% 3.2956053.2956053.2956053.2956053.295605
The story begins with Dwayne (Chi Muoi Lo), Dolores (Mary Alice), and Harold (Paul Winfield) playing a game of cards with Dolores trying to convince Dwayne to take a cat Harold found on the way home. Dwayne thinks there is clearly something wrong with the cat and refuses to take it. One afternoon, Dwayne in his living room with his girlfriend Nina (Sanaa Lathan). Dwayne excuses himself claiming he forgot something. We see a frantic Dwayne rushing to his bedroom. He grabs a small red box (obviously an engagement ring) a rose and some champagne. When he returns to the living room however he finds his roommate, Michael (Tyler Christopher), and his new transgender girlfriend (Wing Chen) waiting there. He quickly puts the ring away as he and Nina head to Dwayne’s parents’ house for a barbecue.
Strange Justice, 1h35
Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson
Origin USA
Actors Delroy Lindo, Mandy Patinkin, Regina Taylor, Paul Winfield, Louis Gossett Jr., Stephen Young
Roles Thurgood Marshall
Rating60% 3.00863.00863.00863.00863.0086
Strange Justice is based on events regarding the sexual harassment accusation brought by Anita Hill (Regina Taylor) during the Senate confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas (Delroy Lindo) for the Supreme Court during the George H. W. Bush presidential administration.
Relax...It's Just Sex, 1h50
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Elena Anaya, Mitchell Anderson, Seymour Cassel, Natasha Yarovenko, Eddie García, Lori Petty
Roles Auntie Mahalia
Rating68% 3.445643.445643.445643.445643.44564
A diverse group of couples, lesbians, gays and straights, all frequent a local bar and struggle to accept each other's lifestyles.
Mars Attacks!, 1h46
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, La fin du monde, Politique, Mars in film, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Martiens, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films, White House in fiction
Actors Jack Nicholson, Lukas Haas, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Sylvia Sidney
Roles General Casey
Rating62% 3.1492853.1492853.1492853.1492853.149285
In Kentucky, a family watches an enormous horde of cattle running past their home, having caught fire, and a flying saucer leaving Earth. The ship explodes before it returns to Mars, and hundreds of other Martian ships leave Mars and head towards Earth.
The Battle Over Citizen Kane, 1h53
Directed by Michael Epstein
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Films about writers, Films about television, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about films
Actors Orson Welles, Paul Winfield, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Wise
Rating77% 3.892533.892533.892533.892533.89253
In Citizen Kane, Welles plays Charles Foster Kane, whose fictional life partially mirrors that of Hearst's. However, Chicago inventor and utilities magnate Samuel Insull, Chicago Tribune publisher Robert R. McCormick, and even Welles's own life were used in creating Kane.
The Legend of Gator Face, 1h39
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Adventure, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films, Children's films
Actors John White, Charlotte Sullivan, Gordon Michael Woolvett, Paul Winfield, Pam Hyatt, Scott Wickware
Roles Bob
Rating46% 2.3347552.3347552.3347552.3347552.334755
Two friends, Danny (John White), and Phil (Dan Warry-Smith) live in a Mississippi town near a swamp. There is a local legend of a swamp-dwelling creature called "Gator Face". They construct a Gator Face costume by modifying a wetsuit. After scaring most of the townsfolk, the pranks make national news, drawing the attention of the National Guard. Danny soon discovers that Gator Face is real and friendly. After Danny, along with his friends Phil and Angel (Charlotte Sullivan), saves Gator Face from a trap, they realize that Gator Face is protecting the swamps. Danny learns that the National Guard will kill Gator Face if he is caught so the three friends resolve to save the monster. Danny's older brother Chip (Gordon Michael Woolvett) shoots at Danny (while Danny is dressed as Gator Face) with a flare gun and misses when Danny flees into a nearby building. The townsfolk think Danny is the real Gator Face and burns the building with Danny in it, the real Gator Face jumps in and saves Danny but is himself shot. Yet the swamp won't let its defender die, so the fog heals Gator Face and the day is saved.
Original Gangstas, 2h23
Directed by Larry Cohen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield, Isabel Sanford, Ron O'Neal, Robert Forster
Roles Reverend Dorsey
Rating58% 2.901812.901812.901812.901812.90181
The movie opens to a narration detailing the poor economic state of a gang-ridden Gary. The narrator explains to the audience of how the city came into such a state. After the opening narrative, the scene switches to the base of operations for the Rebels, a local street gang, and a one-on-one basketball game between a Rebel gang member and a local boy named Kenny Thompson. Kenny humiliates the Rebel by winning and taking the gambled winnings for his own. After he leaves, Spyro, the current co-leader of the Rebels (opposite Damien) is under the impression that Kenny's skills are something more than "something he picked up." He instructs his lieutenant, Kayo, to exact retribution on Kenny for being hustled.
Tyson
Tyson (1995)
, 1h44
Directed by Uli Edel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors George C. Scott, Paul Winfield, Michael Jai White, James Sikking, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tony Lo Bianco
Roles Don King
Rating63% 3.195713.195713.195713.195713.19571
Mike Tyson (Michael Jai White) grows up a troubled youth who shows promise in the boxing ring. Manager and trainer Cus D'Amato (George C. Scott) begins turning the young Tyson into an undefeated fighter. However, Tyson is a difficult pupil who often gets into trouble and slacks on his training.
White Dwarf, 1h30
Directed by Peter Markle
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films set in the future, Space opera
Actors Paul Winfield, Neal McDonough, CCH Pounder, Beverley Mitchell, David St. James, James Morrison
Roles Dr. Akada
Rating64% 3.2485453.2485453.2485453.2485453.248545
In the year 3040, New York medical student Driscoll Rampart (Neal McDonough) is completing his internship on Rusta, a rural planet which due to it being tidally locked to its primary, is divided into contrasting halves of day and night with the halves separated by a wall. The two sides are involved in a civil war: The day side containing a Victorian-styled colony is at odds with the night containing a medieval kingdom. The differences between the two cultures leaves Rampart in a state of wonder. Rampart arrives from Earth for a six-month stint at the Light Side clinic run by Dr. Akada (Paul Winfield). Rampart's ambition is to eventually set up a private practice in Manhattan on Park Avenue.
Scarlett (miniseries), 6h
Directed by John Erman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Joanne Whalley, Timothy Dalton, Stephen Collins, George Grizzard, Sean Bean, Esther Elizabeth Rolle
Roles Big Sam
Rating64% 3.2493553.2493553.2493553.2493553.249355
The series begins with Scarlett attending the funeral of Melanie Wilkes, her ex-sister-in-law and rival for Ashley Wilkes' affection, at which her estranged husband, Rhett Butler, is not present. She, heartbroken that he left her, sets out for Tara and is saddened when she learns that Mammy, her mainstay since birth, is dying. When she arrives there, she sends a telegram to notify Rhett about Mammy under the name of Will Benteen (her sister, Suellen's, husband), because she knows that he won't come if he suspects she is there. Before Mammy passes away, she makes him swear to look after "her lamb", Miss Scarlett. He agrees, although he has no intention of honoring the request. After she dies, he and Scarlett have another snipe-filled encounter, which culminates in him leaving and her returning to the Atlanta house, determined to win him back.
Dennis the Menace, 1h35
Directed by Nick Castle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about children, Children's films
Actors Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Robert Stanton
Roles Chief of Police
Rating56% 2.800122.800122.800122.800122.80012
Dennis Mitchell is a five-year-old boy who lives with his parents Henry and Alice, and is the bane of next door neighbour, George Wilson's existence. George, falls ill after consuming the incorrect dosage of prescription drugs. Denis attempts to fling aspirin into George’s mouth with a sling shot. This attempt fails and George gags, and spits out the pills. When they arrive, Dennis, Joey, and Margaret venture into the woods to an abandoned tree house and intend to fix it up. Later, while getting paint from a high shelf in the garage, Dennis tries to grab his slingshot, which was taken away from him, accidentally spills paint on the ground. He fervently attempts to vacuum it up. Next Denis is sent to another set of babysitters; Polly and Mickey. Devilishly Denis fools them into scorning George, framing them to believe that he was behind the door. Denis therefore luckily escapes the consequences of spilling the paint. Meanwhile, a burglar named Switchblade Sam arrives in town and begins robbing houses, as well as striking fear into the children that he meets.
Cliffhanger, 1h52
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin Italie
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Films about terrorism, Alpinisme
Actors John Lithgow, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn, Caroline Goodall
Roles Walter Wright
Rating63% 3.199543.199543.199543.199543.19954
Rangers Gabriel "Gabe" Walker and Jessie Deighan are dispatched to rescue their friend Hal Tucker and his girlfriend Sarah after Hal suffered a knee injury and stranded them on a peak in the Rocky Mountains. As they try to rescue Sarah, part of her harness breaks, and though Gabe is able to grab her, her gloved hand slips out, and she falls to her death. Hal blames Gabe for her death and Gabe is overcome with guilt, taking an extended leave.
Irresistible Force, 1h14
Directed by Kevin Hooks
Origin USA
Actors Stacy Keach, Cynthia Rothrock, Christopher Neame, Michael Bacall, Nicholas Hammond, Jerome Ehlers
Rating53% 2.6808952.6808952.6808952.6808952.680895
A police sergeant (Keach) who is trying to avoid any trouble before his upcoming retirement receives an enthusiastic young female agent (Rothrock) as a new partner.
Alex Haley's Queen, 4h42
Directed by John Erman
Origin USA
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Halle Berry, Danny Glover, Christopher Allport, Jasmine Guy, Timothy Daly, Martin Sheen
Roles Cap'n Jack
Rating75% 3.793553.793553.793553.793553.79355
The series begins with the friendly relationship between James Jackson Jr. (Tim Daly), the son of the plantation owner, and one of the slaves, Easter (Jasmine Guy), at the Jackson estate, known as Forks of Cypress, near Florence in northern Alabama. James and Easter have grown up together (within the social limits of the plantation culture), and gradually their feelings for each other have developed into romance. Easter is the daughter of an African-American house slave, Captain Jack (Paul Winfield), and his true love, Annie, another slave, who is part-Cherokee, and who is no longer on the Jackson property.