Taurean Blacque

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Born Herbert Middleton, Jr. , Taurean Blacque studied at the New Federal Theater in New York City, which was founded to provide acting opportunities for minorities and women. The actor started finding success early ... Read more »
Born: 05/10/1941 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Step Off 2009 (Movie)

Blu (Actor)

Fled 1996 (Movie)

Les (Actor)

In the Heat of the Night 1993 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

John Grisham's The Client 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Savannah 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Generations 1988 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 23rd Annual NAACP Image Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

DeepStar Six 1989 (Movie)

Laidlaw (Actor)

Hill Street Blues 1980 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Performer

Alex and the Doberman Gang 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The $5.20 an Hour Dream 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hunter 1980 (Movie)

Hustler (Actor)

Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Rocky II 1979 (Movie)

Lawyer (Actor)

House Calls 1978 (Movie)

Levi (Actor)

Dream On (TV Show)

Actor

Off Duty (TV Show)

Actor

She Stood Alone (TV Show)

Actor

The Night the City Screamed (TV Show)

Actor

The White Shadow (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Born Herbert Middleton, Jr. , Taurean Blacque studied at the New Federal Theater in New York City, which was founded to provide acting opportunities for minorities and women. The actor started finding success early, with numerous guest appearances on popular sitcoms of the late 1970s. He made appearances on shows like "What's Happening!!," "Sanford and Son," "The Bob Newhart Show," "Good Times," and "Taxi." In 1981, he landed a prominent role on the new police procedural "Hill Street Blues." Throughout 1987, Blacque was a regular face on the popular show as Detective Neal Washington. In 1982 he was recognized for his work with an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. During his time on "Hill Street Blues," Blacque continued to act on stage, and following the end of the show, he relocated to Atlanta, where he focused on theatrical work, with occasional film and television appearances.

EDUCATION

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York, New York

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