Paul Winfield
Actor
Paul Winfield
Paul Edward Winfield was an American television, film, and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder which earned him an Academy Award nomination. Winfield portrayed Captain Terrell of the Starship Reliant in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and he also portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Ex-Vicksburg mayor sentenced to about 2 years
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has been sentenced to just over two years in prison for seeking a $10,000 bribe in exchange for a city contract. Winfield was sentenced on Tuesday in U.S. District ...
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The sci-fi blockbuster that wasn't - TG Daily
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Damnation Alley's all-star cast for its time included George Peppard, Jan Michael Vincent, Jackie Earl Haley, and Paul Winfield. It's after a nuclear holocaust, and Peppard and company are in the Landmaster trying to make it to Albany, because there
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Gordon's War - La Guerra di Gordon - Paperblog
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Il veterinario e reduce dal Vietnam Gordon Hudson (Paul Winfield, tra i tanti film della sua lunga carriera, “Terminator”['84] di James Cameron, e il grande successo americano “Sounder”['74] di Martin Ritt) torna a casa per trovare le strade di Harlem
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Television movies for the week of Aug. 28 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Paul Winfield. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. works for civil rights through nonviolent demonstrations and becomes a Nobel Peace Prize laureate before being assassinated in 1968. (NR) (2:30) BET: Sun. 9:30 AM, 1 PM (CC) • King of California '07
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‘Garden grabbing’ fears spark petition - Eastwood Advertiser
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NRHNLM110815C1 - Residents of langley mill are unhappy about garden grabbing. from left Lynn Bright, Patricia Ottowell, Paul Winfield, Dawn Winfield and June Barlow A PETITION against a home planned for a Langley Mill back garden has been started by a
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Black Film Festival on Saturday at the Capri - Montgomery Advertiser
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Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Kevin Hooks star. 5:20 pm: “Silver Wings and Civil Rights: The Fight to Fly.” The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, written and directed by Jon Timothy Anderson. Post-film discussion will be led by CJ Bradford, a researcher
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Annual Black Film Festival set for Saturday at the Capri Theatre - Montgomery Advertiser
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Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Kevin Hooks star in this screen adaptation of William Armstrong's tale of faith and perseverance. --5:20 pm -6:20 pm “Silver Wings and Civil Rights: The Fight to Fly” (Not rated) — The Tuskegee Airmen fought one enemy
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DVD Review: Damnation Alley - Inside Pulse
Google News - over 5 years
Things are loose as they check in with Airman Keegan (Gordon's War's Paul Winfield). But suddenly during their shift they get the code to launch. Somebody has fired nuclear missiles on America and it's time to attack. The atomic firepower in World War
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"The Mechanic"/"Harley And Ivy" - A.V. Club (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
After crushing the Batmobile's engine during a chase with the Penguin, Batman brings his car in to Earl Cooper (Paul Winfield), an ex-engineer at Global Motors who quit his job after executives refused to address safety defects with a new vehicle
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Video Vault - Yes! Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
Among the ensemble cast, Jan-Michael Vincent and George Peppard supply the machismo, Dominique Sanda the glamour, Jackie Earle Haley the teen appeal and Paul Winfield some class, although (alas) he exits the proceedings far too soon
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Mayor, aldermen getting pay raises - CanadianBusiness.com
Google News - over 5 years
(AP) — Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield and Aldermen Sid Beauman and Michael Mayfield are getting raises. Winfield and Beauman voted 2-0 Monday to give the Board of Mayor and Aldermen its scheduled 5 percent pay raise provided for in a city ordinance
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Elmira suffers through its hottest July day on record, reaching 104 degrees - Elmira Star-Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Paul Winfield, operations manager for Sears at Arnot Mall in Big Flats, said the store had no more air conditioners and fans Thursday but expected a shipment to arrive Friday. "Every heat wave that we get, we have people coming in, and the phones are
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The Men Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity host their Conclave in the ATL - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health, The Honorable Paul Winfield, Mayor, Vicksburg, Mississippi and Peter M. Adams, Esq., and Former International President, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Also on Thursday the Lambda
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'The Lincoln Lawyer' delivers some fascinating twists in the road - The Mercury
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"Damnation Alley" (1977, Shout Factory, PG, $20) After World War III turns the US into a barren wasteland populated by giant scorpions and flesh-eating cockroaches, a small band of survivors (Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Paul Winfield,
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Damnation Alley - DVD Talk
Google News - over 5 years
Survivors Tanner, Denton, Airmen Keegan (Paul Winfield) and Perry (Kip Niven) abandon the base aboard two "Landmasters," 12-wheeled armored personnel carriers that are basically Hummers on steroids. Denton is determined to cross "Damnation Alley" (as
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Hollywood Exclusive by Marilyn Beck & Stacy Jenel Smith - Creators Syndicate
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DEAR STACY: I have a question about the late Paul Winfield of the movie "Sounder" and the mini-series "King." I heard that he came out as a gay man before his death, and I wondered if that was true. Fine, fine gifted actor. — Ray B., Canton, Ohio DEAR
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Bishop's Castle bounce back against Tibberton - Ludlow Advertiser
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Khalid and Lee both scored 25, but once they were out only Nichols (34) offered any resistance to Paul Winfield (7-13) Ludlow 3rd lost by four wickets after they were restricted to 180-8 by visiting Guilsfield in Division 5
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Fireworks Banned In Vicksburg - WAPT Jackson
Google News - over 5 years
Mayor Paul Winfield said, "Our city crews are (enforcing the ban) and doing a pretty good job. It potentially could be (a serious problem) and that's why we hope everyone adheres to the fireworks ban." The hope is to celebrate the Fourth of July,
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James Reviews Shout Factory's Gordon's War / Off Limits Double Feature [DVD ... - CriterionCast.com (blog)
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Gordon Hudson (Paul Winfield) comes home from the Vietnam War where he finds out that his wife has died from a heroin overdose. Instead of just crying about he, he decides to recruit his three friends; Bee Bishop (Carl Lee), Roy Green (Tony King),
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Winfield
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 64
    He died of a heart attack in 2004 at age 62, at Queen of Angels – Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details Winfield and Gillan are interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1996
    Age 56
    In 1996, he was part of the 'name' ensemble cast in Tim Burton's comic homage to 1950s science fiction Mars Attacks!, playing the complacently self-satisfied Lt. General Casey.
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  • 1995
    Age 55
    He won an Emmy Award, in 1995, for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, for his appearance as Judge Harold Nance in an episode of the CBS drama Picket Fences.
    More Details Hide Details Winfield was gay, but remained discreet about it in the public eye. His partner of 30 years, architect Charles Gillan, Jr., died on March 5, 2002, of bone cancer. Winfield long battled obesity and diabetes.
  • FORTIES
  • 1988
    Age 48
    His only Broadway production, Checkmates, in 1988, co-starring Ruby Dee, was also the Broadway debut of Denzel Washington.
    More Details Hide Details He also appeared in productions at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Winfield was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance in the King and Roots: The Next Generations.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1973
    Age 33
    In 1973, Winfield was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1972 film Sounder, and his co-star in that film, Cicely Tyson, was nominated for Best Actress.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to their nominations, and Diana Ross for Lady Sings the Blues the same year with Winfield and Tyson, only three other black Americans – Dorothy Dandridge, Sidney Poitier and James Earl Jones – had ever been nominated for a leading role. He also appeared, in a different role, in the 2003 Disney-produced television remake of Sounder, which was directed by Kevin Hooks, his co-star from the original. Winfield played the part of “Jim the Slave” in Huckleberry Finn (1974) which was a musical based on the novel by Mark Twain. Winfield would recall late in his career that as a young actor he had played one of the two leads in Of Mice and Men in local repertory, made up in whiteface, since a black actor playing it would have been unthinkable. Winfield also starred in miniseries, including Scarlett, and two based on the works of novelist Alex Haley: Roots: The Next Generations and Queen: The Story of an American Family.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1969
    Age 29
    His first major feature film role was in the 1969 film, The Lost Man starring Sidney Poitier.
    More Details Hide Details Winfield first became well-known to television audiences when he appeared for several years opposite Diahann Carroll on the groundbreaking television series Julia. Filmed during a high point of racial tensions in the United States, the show was unique in featuring a black female as the central character. He also starred as Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1978 miniseries King.
  • 1965
    Age 25
    He first appeared in the 1965 Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Runaway Racer," as Mitch, a race car mechanic.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1957
    Age 17
    From there, he attended the University of Portland, 1957–59; Stanford University, 1959; Los Angeles City College, 1959–63; University of California, Los Angeles, 1962–64; University of Hawaii, 1965 and the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970-71.
    More Details Hide Details A life member of The Actors Studio, Winfield carved out a diverse career in film, television, theater and voiceovers by taking ground breaking roles at a time when black actors were rarely cast.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1941
    Age 1
    Born on May 22, 1941.
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