Rod Perry (actor)

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Rod Perry
Born (1941-07-30) July 30, 1941 (age 75)
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation actor

Rod Perry (born July 30, 1941; Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is an American actor best known for his role as Sgt. David "Deacon" Kay in the 1970s TV series S.W.A.T..

Perry also played leading roles in two blaxploitation movies in the mid-1970s: The Black Godfather (1974) and The Black Gestapo (1975).

Other TV appearances include Barney Miller, Good Times, Babylon 5, and the 1974 TV movies The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and Trapped Beneath the Sea.

More recently, Perry had a cameo role in the 2003 film version of S.W.A.T., playing the father of the character he portrayed nearly three decades earlier in the TV series, played on this occasion by LL Cool J.

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