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Lincoln Kilpatrick

  • Birth 12 Feb 1932 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Death 18 May 2004 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 8802734

Actor. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was a versatile performer who appeared in over 40 movies and many television shows. He was encouraged to pursue an acting career by blues singer Billie Holiday and earned a degree in drama from Lincoln University Missouri. He began taking roles on Broadway and appeared on stage in plays "A Raisin in the Sun","Blues for Mr. Charlie", "The Slave", "Hallelujah Baby!", "Take a Giant Step" and "The Black". For feature films, he made his debut in "Cop Hater" (1958). His other film credits include "Madigan" (1968), "Cool Breeze" (1972), "Soylent Green" (1973), "Deadly Force" (1983) and "Prison" (1988). For television, he was a regular on "Naked City", "Then Came Bronson", "Hill Street Blues", "Trapper John, M.D.", "Frasier", among the many. He co-founded the Kilpatrick-Cambridge Theatre Arts School in Hollywood, California in 1971 and holds the distinction of being the first black member of the Lincoln Center Repertory Company. He die at age 73 in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 19 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8802734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lincoln Kilpatrick (12 Feb 1932–18 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8802734, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .