Slappy White

Comedian, Actor
Slappy White was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1969, he teamed up with fellow comedian Steve Rossi in one of the first racially mixed comedy teams of that time. White started off his acting career ... Read more »
Born: 09/20/1921 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Fudge 1994 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Blossom 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cybill 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mr. Saturday Night 1992 (Movie)

Joey (Actor)

Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 (Movie)

Slappy White (Actor)

White and Reno 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Sanford and Son 1971 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Amazing Grace 1974 (Movie)

Forthwith Wilson (Actor)

The Man from O.R.G.Y. 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

My Buddy (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Slappy White was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1969, he teamed up with fellow comedian Steve Rossi in one of the first racially mixed comedy teams of that time. White started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in the dramedy "The Man from O.R.G.Y." (1970) with Robert Walker Jr. and "Amazing Grace" (1974). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Blossom" (NBC, 1990-95). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "My Buddy" (NBC, 1978-79) and "White and Reno" (NBC, 1980-81). He also appeared in the comedic drama "Mr. Saturday Night" (1992) with Billy Crystal. White more recently acted on "Fudge" (CBS, 1994-98). White passed away in November 1995 at the age of 74.

Milestones

1972

Sitcom debut on "Sanford and Son" as Melvin

1969

Film debut in "The Man from O.R.G.Y."

1968

Teamed up with fellow comedian Steve Rossi in one of the first racially mixed comedy teams of that time

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