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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs (born September 4, 1953) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in a number of films and television programs, including Claudine (1974), Cooley High (1975), Roots (1977), Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), Bangers and Mash (1983), and The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992). Lawrence's name, at least as shown in the credits of Welcome Back Kotter, was Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Lawrence was born in New York City, New York, United States, the fifth child of nine to West Indian parents Hilton Jacobs (deceased 2009) and Clothilda Jacobs (deceased c. 2000). He attended Wilkes University for a short time before his acting career took off. He began his acting career in the summer of 1969 and graduated from the High School of Art and Design in 1971. Afterward, he studied acting with the world famous Negro Ensemble Company and the Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble. In 1975, he won the part of Freddie "Boom Boom" Washington on the ABC hit comedy series, Welcome Back, Kotter. Hilton-Jacobs starred in a few commercials over the years, including an early 1970s commercial for The United Negro College Fund. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 4, 1953 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Claudine 1974-04-22
Latest Project:
Movie 31 2016-09-15
Known For
Poster of Nocturnal Agony
Poster of Chuck
Poster of 30 Miles
Poster of Gilmore Girls
Movie 31 Panda Thomas 2016-09-15
Movie Playin' for Love Coach Preston Reid 2015-01-16
Movie The Christmas Gift Johnson 2015-11-29
Movie Airplane vs Volcano Jim Kirkland 2014-03-28
Movie Nocturnal Agony Theodore 2014-12-09
Series Let's Stay Together Unknown 2011-01-11
Movie Sublime Mandingo 2007-06-15
Series Chuck President of Zamibia 2007-09-24
Movie 30 Miles Anthony 2005-07-05
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Series Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Series L.A. Doctors Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Tidal Wave: No Escape Marlan Clark 1997-01-01
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Series Sliders Unknown 1995-03-22
Series Weird Science 1994-03-05
Movie Firepower Ring Announcer 1994-01-19
Series Diagnosis: Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Movie Indecent Behavior Lou Parsons 1993-11-03
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Series Renegade Unknown 1992-09-19
Series The Jacksons: An American Dream Joseph Jackson 1992-11-15
Movie Quiet Fire Jesse Palmer 1991-10-31
Movie Chance Jon Chance 1990-06-01
Movie Kill Crazy Robin 1990-11-21
Movie Angels of the City Detective Jon Chance 1989-08-01
Movie L.A. Heat Jon Chance 1989-02-18
Series Alien Nation 1989-09-18
Movie L.A. Vice Det. John Chance 1989-10-01
Movie Paramedics Blade Runner 1988-06-01
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie The Annihilators Garrett Floyd 1985-01-01
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie Youngblood Rommel 1978-05-24
Series Roots Unknown 1977-01-23
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Movie Cooley High Richard "Cochise" Morris 1975-06-25
Series Welcome Back, Kotter 1975-09-09
Movie Claudine Charles (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacques) 1974-04-22
Movie Death Wish Mugger in Park #2 1974-07-24