Brock Peters

Actor, Singer, Producer
One of the leading black film actors of the 1960s and 70s, Brock Peters was possessed of one deepest, richest voices in show business, and distinguished himself with a long series of memorable and moving performances ... Read more »
Born: 07/02/1927 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (67)

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

JAG 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Place on Earth 2005 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Wild Thornberrys Movie 2002 (Movie)

Voice of Jomo (Actor)

Johnny Bravo 1997 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Batman: The Animated Series 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Park Day 1997 (Movie)

Heeseeit Turner (Actor)

Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 (Movie)

Walter Williams (Actor)

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Commish 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Voice

The Pirates of Dark Water 1991 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

The Importance of Being Earnest 1992 (Movie)

Doctor Chausible (Actor)

The Secret 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Water 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

Rick Moranis in Gravedale High 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

Star Trek VI: the Undiscovered Country 1991 (Movie)

Admiral Cartwright (Actor)

The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Alligator II: The Mutation 1990 (Movie)

Chief Speed (Actor)

Broken Angel 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Faerie Tale Theatre 1982 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Diggers 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Narrator

Goltar and the Golden Lance 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

Star Trek IV 1986 (Movie)

Admiral Cartwright (Actor)

Agatha Christie's "A Caribbean Mystery" 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Diggers 1984 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Joe Louis - For All Time 1983 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Beauty 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

SST -- Death Flight 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Seventh Avenue 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Two-Minute Warning 1976 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

Framed 1974 (Movie)

Sergeant Sam Perry (Actor)

From These Roots 1973 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Lost in the Stars 1973 (Movie)

Stephen Kumalo (Actor)

Soylent Green 1973 (Movie)

Hatcher (Actor)

Black Girl 1972 (Movie)

Earl (Actor)

Slaughter's Big Rip-Off 1972 (Movie)

Reynolds (Actor)

Aces High 1969 (Movie)

Thomas (Actor)

The McMasters 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

P.J. 1968 (Movie)

Police Chief Waterpack (Actor)

The Incident 1967 (Movie)

Arnold Robinson (Actor)

Major Dundee 1965 (Movie)

Aesop (Actor)

The Pawnbroker 1965 (Movie)

Rodriguez (Actor)

The L-Shaped Room 1963 (Movie)

Johnny (Actor)

Heavens Above! 1962 (Movie)

Matthews (Actor)

To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 (Movie)

Tom Robinson (Actor)

Porgy and Bess 1958 (Movie)

Crown (Actor)

Carmen Jones 1954 (Movie)

Sergeant Brown (Actor)

An Element of Truth (TV Show)

Actor

Challenge of the GoBots (TV Show)

Voice

Cosmic Slop (TV Show)

Actor

Highway Heartbreaker (TV Show)

Actor

Polly (TV Show)

Actor

Roots: The Next Generations (TV Show)

Actor

The Locket (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret (Movie)

Thurgood Carver III (Actor)

To Heal a Nation (TV Show)

Actor

You Must Remember This (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Five on the Black Hand Side 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

One of the leading black film actors of the 1960s and 70s, Brock Peters was possessed of one deepest, richest voices in show business, and distinguished himself with a long series of memorable and moving performances, most notably opposite Gregory Peck as the unjustly accused defendent in the film version of novelist Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962).

Relationships

Daughter
mother Dorothy Daniels

Alma A Fisher

Mother

Dorothy Daniels

Wife
married July 29, 1961 until her death one daughter

Sonnie Fisher

Father

EDUCATION

City College of New York

New York, New York 1945 - 1947

trained for stage with Betty Cashman, Michael Howard, Robert Lewis and Harry Wagstaff Gribble

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois 1944 - 1945

Milestones

2002

Cast in the Robert Townsend feature "10,000 Black Men Named George

2002

Cast in the Hallmark Hall of Fame television feature "The Locket"

1998

Co-starred in the feature "Park Day"

1996

Cast in the feature drama "Ghosts of Mississippi"

1991

Reunited with the cast of "Star Trek IV" for "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"

1986

Portrayed Admiral Cartwright in "Star Trek IV"

1981

c Potrayed Jim in the made-for-television movie "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

1979

Cast in the television saga "Roots: The Next Generation"

1978

Starred as Zecharia in "The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance"

1975

TV producing debut, "This Far By Faith"

1973

Debut as film producer, "Five on the Black Hand Side"

1954

Film debut, "Carmen Jones"

1953

TV debut, "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts"

1947

Toured as bass soloist with DePaur Infantry Chorus

1942

Stage debut in "Porgy and Bess"

1888

Cast in the television feature "Polly"

Was a regular on the soap opera "The Young And The Restless"

Cast as Joseph Sisko in the television series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"

Bonus Trivia

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He is also a member of the California Motion Picture Council.

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He is co-founder of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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He served on the California State Arts Commission.

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Honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1992) for both his career achievement and his humanitarian contributions.

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Peters has served on the National Urban League.

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Peters is also co-founder the Communications Bridge Institute.

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Peters was inducted into Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1976)

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Received and honorary doctorate in performing arts from Sienna Heights College in Adrian, MI, in 1975

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Received honorary doctorate from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, in 1976.

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