Joel Fluellen

Actor
Joel Fluellen was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Fluellen began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "White Pongo" (1945), the John Garfield crime adaptation "Force of Evil" (1948) ... Read more »
Born: 12/01/1907 in Monroe, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (27)

The Great Gilly Hopkins 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Butch and Sundance: The Early Days 1979 (Movie)

Jack the Bartender (Actor)

Casey's Shadow 1978 (Movie)

Jimmy Judson (Actor)

Man Friday 1975 (Movie)

Doctor (Actor)

Thomasine & Bushrod 1973 (Movie)

Nathaniel (Actor)

The Great White Hope 1970 (Movie)

Tick (Actor)

The Learning Tree 1969 (Movie)

Uncle Rob (Actor)

The Chase 1966 (Movie)

Lester Johnson (Actor)

Roustabout 1964 (Movie)

Cody Marsh (Actor)

A Raisin in the Sun 1961 (Movie)

Bobo (Actor)

The Young Savages 1961 (Movie)

Clerk of the Court (Actor)

Imitation of Life 1959 (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

Porgy and Bess 1958 (Movie)

Robbins (Actor)

Run Silent, Run Deep 1958 (Movie)

Bragg (Actor)

Monster From Green Hell 1957 (Movie)

Arobi (Actor)

Oh, Men! Oh, Women! 1957 (Movie)

Cab Driver (Actor)

Friendly Persuasion 1956 (Movie)

Enoch (Actor)

Lucy Gallant 1955 (Movie)

Summertime (Actor)

Riot in Cell Block 11 1954 (Movie)

Al (Actor)

Sitting Bull 1954 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

Jungle Gents 1953 (Movie)

Rangori--the Witch Doctor (Actor)

His Kind of Woman 1951 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

A Dream For Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Freedom Road (TV Show)

Actor

Roots: The Next Generations (TV Show)

Actor

The Sheriff (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Joel Fluellen was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Fluellen began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "White Pongo" (1945), the John Garfield crime adaptation "Force of Evil" (1948) and "His Kind of Woman" (1951) with Robert Mitchum. He also appeared in "Perils of the Jungle" (1953), "Jungle Gents" (1954) with Leo Gorcey and the crime feature "Riot in Cell Block 11" (1954) with Neville Brand. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in the Dan Dailey comedic adaptation "Oh, Men! Oh, Women!" (1957), the horror feature "Monster From Green Hell" (1958) with Jim Davis and "Run Silent, Run Deep" (1958). He also appeared in the Sidney Poitier dramatic adaptation "Porgy and Bess" (1959). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Great White Hope" (1970), the crime flick "Thomasine & Bushrod" (1974) with Max Julien and the Peter O'Toole adaptation "Man Friday" (1975). He also appeared in the Walter Matthau adventure "Casey's Shadow" (1978) and the comedy "Butch and Sundance: The Early Days" (1979) with William Katt. Fluellen more recently appeared in "Freedom Road" (1979-1980). Fluellen passed away in February 1990 at the age of 82.

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