Howard Rollins

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Birthday
17, 1950
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Dec 8, 1996 (46)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1950
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Dec 8, 1996 (46)

About

Played the role of Investigator Virgil Tibbs on TV's In the Heat of the Night and earned an Oscar nomination for his work in Ragtime.

Before Fame

He became passionate about acting after a friend convinced him to audition for a part in Of Mice and Men.

Trivia

He also appeared on Roots.

Family Life

He had three older siblings.

Associated With

He starred in the drama, In the Heat of the Night with Carroll O'Connor.