Raymond St. Jacques
|Raymond St. Jacques|
St. Jacques (right) as Simon Blake with John Ireland, 1965.
March 1, 1930|
|Died||August 27, 1990
Los Angeles, California
|Cause of death||Lymphoma|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)|
St. Jacques was born James Arthur Johnson in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Vivienne Johnson, a medical technician. A life member of The Actors Studio, St. Jacques was known for playing the roles of Coffin Ed in the 1970 blaxploitation classic Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Green Berets, he had an early role in The Pawnbroker, the street preacher in They Live, the investigator Baxter in The Invaders episode "The Vise" (1968), and a two year stint as Judge Clayton C. Thomas on the syndicated TV show Superior Court from 1988 to 1989. He also played abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Edward Zwick's Glory.
- Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.
- Raymond St. Jacques at the Internet Movie Database
- Raymond St. Jacques at the Internet Broadway Database
- " 'Blast from the Past' with Raymond St. Jacques" for the WGBH series, Say Brother
- Raymond St. Jacques at Find a Grave