Joel Fluellen

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Joel Fluellen
Born(1907-12-01)December 1, 1907
DiedFebruary 2, 1990(1990-02-02) (aged 82)
Ruby Dee and Joel Fluellen (center) in The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

Joel Fluellen (December 1, 1907 – February 2, 1990) was an American actor. He appeared in the films The Jackie Robinson Story, Perils of the Jungle, Duffy of San Quentin, Sitting Bull, Friendly Persuasion, Monster from Green Hell, The Decks Ran Red, Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun, He Rides Tall, Roustabout, The Chase, The Learning Tree, The Great White Hope, Skin Game, Thomasine & Bushrod, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Casey's Shadow and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, among others.

He shot and killed himself on February 2, 1990, at his home in Los Angeles, California.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Joel Fluellen, 81, A Longtime Actor In Films and TV". The New York Times. February 7, 1990. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Joel Fluellen; Actor Fought Hollywood Bias". Los Angeles Times. February 7, 1990. Retrieved July 15, 2017.

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