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Harry Caesar

Highest Rated: 79% The Longest Yard (1974)

Lowest Rated: 29% Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

Birthday: Feb 18, 1928

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Pittsburgh-born character actor Harry Caesar's first brush with show business came in the in the early 1950s, when he tried his luck as an R&B singer after moving to California. First working as a solo artist, he garnered some attention with the eerie 1952 hit single "Goodbye Baby" and the offbeat novelty number "Atomic Love" in 1953. By the beginning of the 1960s, Caesar was recording with the Doo-wop backing group the Romans, and together they released the popular track "Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You)." As Caesar's music career declined, he moved on to acting, first finding minor television roles in 1970. He soon began appearing in feature films, including the 1972 Billie Holiday biopic "Lady Sings the Blues" and the 1973 Great Depression-set adventure "Emperor of the North," directed by Hollywood vet Robert Aldrich. Caesar shared the screen with stars Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Keith Carradine in the latter film. The next year, he worked with Aldrich again, acting in the filmmaker's popular sports comedy "The Longest Yard." Caesar then started to gravitate toward television series and TV movies, guesting on popular programs of the 1970s and '80s, such as "Baretta," "Hillstreet Blues" and "L.A. Law." He later scored some of his most memorable supporting film roles in the 1990s, including parts in the Mel Gibson-Goldie Hawn hit "Bird on a Wire" and the Oscar-nominated courtroom drama "A Few Good Men."

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
32% 40% Bird on a Wire Marvin (Character) $68.8M 1990
No Score Yet 35% From a Whisper to a Scream Felder Evans (Character) - 1987
29% 65% Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo Byron (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joe Dancer III Unknown (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 28% A Small Circle of Friends Jimmy (Character) - 1980
78% 71% Casey's Shadow Calvin Lebec (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 41% The Amazing Spider-Man Unknown (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spider-Man Unknown (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened Bonner (Character) - 1977
79% 75% The Longest Yard Granville (Character) - 1974
63% 85% Emperor of the North Coaly (Character) - 1973
64% 87% Lady Sings the Blues The Rapist (Character) - 1972

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 81% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dukes of Hazzard Homer (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Times Mr. Clements (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 222 Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Getting Together Unknown (Guest Star) 1971

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