Adolph Caesar

Actor
Forceful black character player whose film career had just begun to flourish in middle age when he died of a heart attack; best remembered as the rough master sergeant in "A Soldier's Story" (1984), for which he ... Read more »
Born: 12/05/1933 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (8)

Club Paradise 1986 (Movie)

Prime Minister Gundy (Actor)

The Silverhawks 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

The Color Purple 1985 (Movie)

Old Mr (Actor)

A Soldier's Story 1984 (Movie)

Master Sergeant Vernon C Waters (Actor)

Fist of Fear, Touch of Death 1979 (Movie)

(Actor)

La Honte de la jungle 1974 (Movie)

(Voice)

The Challenge 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Forceful black character player whose film career had just begun to flourish in middle age when he died of a heart attack; best remembered as the rough master sergeant in "A Soldier's Story" (1984), for which he received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor.

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

Milestones

1986

Episodic TV debut, "Fortune Dane"

1986

Final feature film, "Club Paradise"

1986

Final TV appearance in "The Twilight Zone" episode, "A Matter of Minutes"

1984

Breakthrough role: portrayed Master Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in "A Soldier's Story"

1980

First appearance in a feature, "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death"

1975

Feature debut, (voice only), "La Honte de la jungle"

1969

TV-movie debut, "The Challenge"

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