Adolph Caesar

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Birthday
5, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 6, 1986 (52)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 6, 1986 (52)

About

Oscar-nominated actor who became one of the first black stars after appearing in the 1985 film, The Color Purple. The following year, he played Solomon in Club Paradise.

Before Fame

He was in the New York-based Negro Ensemble Company, appearing in over 300 stage productions without much recognition.

Trivia

His portrayal of a spiteful sergeant in A Soldier's Story earned him an Oscar nomination.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Diane.

Associated With

He had his first major Hollywood role as Old Mister in Steven Spielberg's 1985 acclaimed film The Color Purple.

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