Jessie Lawrence Ferguson

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Jessie Lawrence Ferguson
Born (1941-06-08) June 8, 1941 (age 76)
The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1979-1995

Jessie Lawrence Ferguson (born June 8, 1941) is an African American actor.[1]


Ferguson was born in The Bronx, New York, on June 8, 1941. He lived there until the mid 1950s until moving to Chicago, Illinois. His first major role was in Starsky and Hutch in 1979. Ferguson is best known for his roles in Boyz n the Hood and John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness and Sam Raimi's Darkman. He has also had roles in Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, All Night Long and The Fish that Saved Pittsburgh.


  1. ^ "Jessie Lawrence Ferguson". The New York Times. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 

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