Yaphet Kotto

Highest Rated:
100% Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Lowest Rated:
3% Witless Protection (2008)
Birthday:
Nov 15
Birthplace:
New York, New York, USA
Bio:
African American actor Yaphet Kotto was one of the most prominent beneficiaries of the upsurge in black-oriented theatrical pieces of the late 1950s; he appeared in many prestigious Broadway and off-Broadway productions, taking regional theatre work rather than accept stereotypical "mainstream"…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
3% Witless Protection
  • Alonzo Moseley
$4.1M 2008
Alien: The Director's Cut
  • Actor
-- 2003
100% Homicide: The Movie
  • Al "G" Giardello
-- 2000
The Ride
  • Actor
-- 2000
11% Two if By Sea
  • O'Malley
-- 1995
Out-of-Sync
  • Quincy
-- 1995
Dead Badge
  • Actor
-- 1994
26% The Puppet Masters
  • Ressler
-- 1994
Intent to Kill
  • Captain Jackson
-- 1993
Almost Blue
  • Terry
-- 1993
Extreme Justice
  • Larson
-- 1993
Chrome Soldiers
  • Actor
-- 1992
20% Freddy's Dead - The Final Nightmare
  • Doc
-- 1991
Hangfire
  • Lieutenant
-- 1991
After the Shock
  • McElroy
-- 1990
Tripwire
  • Lee Pitt
-- 1989
The Jigsaw Murders
  • Doctor Fillmore
-- 1989
Ministry Of Vengeance
  • Mr. Whiteside
-- 1989
95% Midnight Run
  • Alonzo Mosely
-- 1988
Whisper to a Scream
  • Det. Taillard
-- 1988
Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel
  • General Sorenson
-- 1987
In Self Defense
  • Lt. Tyrell
-- 1987
61% The Running Man
  • Laughlin
-- 1987
Desperado
  • Bede
-- 1987
Terminal Entry
  • Styles
-- 1987
Prettykill
  • Lt. Harris
-- 1987
The Park Is Mine
  • Eubanks
-- 1986
Eye of the Tiger
  • J.B. Deveraux
-- 1986
Harem
  • Kislar
-- 1986
Badge Of The Assassin
  • Cliff Fenton
-- 1985
20% Warning Sign
  • Maj. Connolly
-- 1985
71% The Star Chamber
  • Lowes
-- 1983
Fighting Back (Death Vengeance)
  • Ivanhoe Washington
-- 1982
75% Brubaker
  • Richard "Dickie" Coombes
-- 1980
Rage
  • Actor
-- 1980
97% Alien
  • Parker
-- 1979
100% Blue Collar
  • Smokey
-- 1978
Raid on Entebbe
  • Idi Amin
-- 1977
The Monkey Hustle
  • Daddy Foxx
-- 1976
Drum
  • Blaise
-- 1976
Report to the Commissioner (Operation Undercover)
  • Richard "Crunch" Blackstone
-- 1975
Sharks' Treasure
  • Ben
-- 1975
Friday Foster
  • Colt Hawkins
-- 1975
Truck Turner
  • Harvard Blue
-- 1974
66% Live and Let Die
  • Kananga/Mr. Big
-- 1973
79% Across 110th Street
  • Det. Lt. Pope
-- 1972
67% Bone
  • Bone
-- 1972
Man and Boy
  • Nate Hodges
-- 1971
Liberation of L.B. Jones
  • Sonny Boy Mosby
-- 1970
L.A. Cab
  • Actor
-- 1970
79% The Thomas Crown Affair
  • Carl
-- 1968
Five Card Stud
  • Little George
-- 1968
11% 4 for Texas
  • Actor
-- 1963
94% Nothing But a Man
  • Jocko
$9.2k 1963


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Lt. Al Giardello
1997

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Quotes from Yaphet Kotto's Characters

    1. Parker: I ain't drawing no straws, I'm for killing that goddamn thing right now.
    From Alien. Submitted by Robert K (3 months ago)
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