Vernel Bagneris

Vernel Bagneris found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Early on, Bagneris mostly landed roles in various films, including "French Quarter" ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1949

Filmography

Actor (11)

American Horror Story 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Way of War 2014 (Movie)

Samir/Ace of Spades (Actor)

Tremé 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Proud 2005 (Movie)

Larry's Father (Actor)

Ray 2004 (Movie)

Dancin' Al (Actor)

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Down By Law 1986 (Movie)

Preston (Actor)

Pennies From Heaven 1981 (Movie)

Accordion Man (Actor)

French Quarter 1977 (Movie)

Jelly Roll / Policeman (Actor)

The Gift of Amazing Grace (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Untamed Frontier (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Other (2)

Ray 2004 (Movie)

Historical Dance Consultant (Consultant)

Bessie (TV Show)

Choreographer

Biography

Vernel Bagneris found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Early on, Bagneris mostly landed roles in various films, including "French Quarter" (1978), the Steve Martin musical "Pennies From Heaven" (1981) and "Down By Law" (1986). He had an early role on the television special "The Gift of Amazing Grace" (ABC, 1986-87). He kept working in film throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, starring in the Jamie Foxx dramatic musical "Ray" (2004) and the historical drama "Proud" (2005) with Ossie Davis. He also appeared in the TV special "A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz" (PBS, 1990-91). He also lent his voice to "Jazz" (PBS, 2000-01). Most recently, Bagneris worked on "Bessie" (HBO, 2014-15).

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