Tommy Hollis

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Tommy Hollis
Born (1954-03-22)March 22, 1954
Jacksonville, Texas
Died September 9, 2001(2001-09-09) (aged 47)
New York City, New York
Occupation Actor

Tommy Janor Hollis (March 22, 1954 - September 9, 2001) was an American actor. A native of Jacksonville, Texas, his first movie was Ghostbusters as the mayor's aide (1984), he starred as Earl Little in the Spike Lee-directed movie Malcolm X (1992). Leon [The Professional] (1994), Primary Colors as Fat Willie with John Travolta (1998), New York Undercover TV series as Earl Briggs (1997), The Piano Lesson as Avery (1995), The Vernon Johns Story with James Earl Jones (1994), Separate But Equal as Harry Briggs Sr. (1991), Moonstruck as a parking attendant (1987), Mama Flora's Family as Reverend Jackson (1998), Joe's apartment as Boss Plumber (1996) And in the Piano Lesson as Avery Brown (November 26, 1987). He died in New York City from complications of diabetes. Tommy had suffered from a Diabetic Coma and died. Tommy had no children. Tommy leaves behind brothers and sisters that truly miss him.

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Law & Order (TV Series) (1996-2000) Dean Isaac Wadleigh / Ed Monroe - Amends (2000) ... Dean Isaac Wadleigh - Good Girl (1996) ... Ed Monroe 2000 Now and Again (TV Series) Guard #2 - The Eggman Cometh (2000) ... Guard #2 2000 Mary and Rhoda (TV Movie) News Cameraman 1999 Trinity (TV Series) - Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down (1999) 1998 Primary Colors William McCullison (Fat Willie) 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Mini-Series) Reverend Jackson - Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Reverend Jackson - Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Reverend Jackson 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie) Judge 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Nelson Henson - Betrayal (1997) ... Nelson Henson 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series) Earl Briggs - Grim Reaper (1997) ... Earl Briggs 1996 Joe's Apartment Boss Plumber 1995 Zooman (TV Movie) Mr. Washington 1995 The Piano Lesson (TV Movie) Avery 1994 Léon: The Professional 2nd Policeman 1994 The Vernon Johns Story (TV Movie) Coach Hill 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series) Fred - Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Fred 1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series) Oscar - Fragile Truths (1992) ... Oscar - Slow Coming Dark (1992) ... Oscar (uncredited) 1992 Malcolm X Earl Little 1992 Stay the Night (TV Movie) Det. Clark 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Mini-Series) Harry Briggs Sr. 1991 Great Performances (TV Series) The Man / The Narrator - The Colored Museum (1991) ... The Man / The Narrator 1990 Astonished Ivan / Fyodor 1989 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series) Singer - Here's Why You Order from the Spanish Side of the Menu (1989) ... Singer 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series) Geoffrey Marchant - The Son Also Rises (1988) ... Geoffrey Marchant 1987 Moonstruck Parking Attendant 1984 Ghostbusters Mayor's Aide

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