D'Urville Martin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

D'Urville Martin

African American blaxsploitation actor/director

Date of Birth: 11-Feb-1939

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 28-May-1984

Profession: actor, film director, television actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About D'Urville Martin

  • D'Urville Martin (February 11, 1939 – May 28, 1984) was an American actor and director in both film and television.
  • He appeared in numerous 1970s movies in the blaxploitation genre.
  • He also appeared in two unaired pilots of what would become All in the Family as Lionel Jefferson, the role which was eventually played by Mike Evans.
  • Born in New York City, Martin began his career in the mid-1960s and soon appeared in prominent films such as Black Like Me and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
  • Martin also directed films in his career, including Dolemite, starring Rudy Ray Moore.

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