Lee Weaver

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Lee Weaver
Born (1930-04-10) April 10, 1930 (age 86)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1955–present
Spouse(s) Ta-Tanisha (1971-present)
Children 1

Lee Weaver (born April 10, 1930) is an American film and television actor.

Early life[edit]

Weaver was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the son of Josephine and Primus Jest Weaver, a chef.[1] His first screen appearance was in 1955 and according to the Internet Movie Database, he has appeared in more than 120 film and television productions, including 45 single-episode appearances on various television series.[2]

Weaver was the voice of Alpine in the animated television series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1985–1986). He appeared as a blind seer in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and he also appeared in one episode of One World (2000), a situation-comedy television series. He appeared as a Junkyard Owner in an episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

He also played the role of Mr. Ed Downer, a handyman that became an interest of Philip Banks' mom, on an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Perhaps his most memorable role was the exuberant exhibitionist "Buck Naked," who enlivened episodes of Steven Bochco's police dramas, Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Since July 10, 1971, Weaver has been married to actress Ta-Tanisha and they have one child together. He and his wife reside in The Bronx, New York, where Ta-Tanisha was born and raised, they have one child Leis La-Te (daughter)[3]


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