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Mantan Moreland
Birth: Sep. 3, 1902
Death: Sep. 28, 1973

Actor. Born in Monroe, Louisiana, he was an African American actor-comedian popular in films from the 1930s to early 1970s. By the late 1920s, he had performed in Vaudeville, on Broadway and toured Europe. He made his big screen debut in "That's the Spirit" (1933), followed by "The Green Pastures" (1936). His other film credits include "Up in the Air" (1940), "The Scarlet Clue" (1945), "The Sky Dragon" (1949), "The Patsy" (1964), "Watermelon Man" (1970) and "The Young Nurses" (1973), his last movie. He also appeared on the TV series "Hallmark Hall of Fame", "Adam-12", "Julia" and "The Bill Cosby Show". He died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Hollywood, California, at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Graceland section, 6868
GPS (lat/lon): 34.19172, -118.35929
 
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Record added: Jul 13, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5884
Mantan Moreland
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Mantan Moreland
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Mantan Moreland
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
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