Thalmus Rasulala

Thalmus Rasulala

Highest Rated: 89% The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

Lowest Rated: 9% Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

Birthday: Nov 15, 1939

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

Tall, handsome, commanding black actor with a resonant voice who began his career in the 1960s as a musical comedy performer on the New York stage under the name Jack Crowder. Rasulala appeared in the off-Broadway musicals "Fly, Blackbird" with Robert Guillaume and "The Fantasticks" and won a Theater World Award for his Broadway debut as Cornelius Hackl in the Pearl Bailey production of "Hello, Dolly!" (1976). He made his film debut in "The Out-of-Towners" (1970) and throughout the 1970s and 80s was featured in the blaxploitation films "Blacula" (1972), "Bucktown" (1975) and the actioners "Cool Breeze" (1972), "Willie Dynamite" (1974), and "New Jack City" (1991). He appeared on the TV series "What's Happening!!" and gave his most notable performances in the TV movie, "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" (1974) and as Kunta Kinte's father, Omoro, in the mini-series "Roots" (1977).

Highest rated movies

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Package
Above the Law
Fun With Dick and Jane
Blacula
Mom and Dad Save the World

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Life on the Edge Unknown (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judgement Judge Jackson (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hitz Judge Jackson (Character) - 1992
9% 43% Mom and Dad Save the World General Afir (Character) $1.8M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blind Vengeance Rev. Abel Mace (Character) - 1990
60% 44% The Package Secret Service Commander (Character) $9.3M 1989
53% 48% Above the Law Deputy Supt. Crowder (Character) $18.6M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Defiant Ones Fred (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 36% The Boss' Wife Barney (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sophisticated Gents Snake (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet 40% The President's Mistress Lieutenant Gordon (Character) - 1978
50% 51% Fun With Dick and Jane Food Stamp Man (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer on Board Dr. Alvarez (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 10% Adios Amigo Noah (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 54% The Last Hard Men Weed (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 86% Cornbread, Earl and Me Charlie (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Hours Before Morning Justice Sullivan (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 41% Friday Foster Blake Tarr (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Ricco Frankie Steele (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 50% Bucktown Roy (Character) - 1975
89% 86% The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Ned (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 67% Willie Dynamite Robert Daniels (Character) - 1973
48% 43% Blacula Dr. Gordon Thomas (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cool Breeze Sidney Lord Jones (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bait Eddie Nugent (Character) - 1972

TV

Credit
91% 89% Star Trek: The Next Generation Capt. Donald Varley (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
36% No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Jake (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Greatest American Hero Victor Soucha (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet 58% Incredible Hulk Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Kurt Hendricks (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's Happening!! Unknown (Character) 1976-1977
76% 67% Roots Omoro (Character) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Times Ernie Harris (Guest Star) 1975-1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Perry Riggs (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Chief Constable McPhee (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sanford & Son Unknown (Guest Star) 1974 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 88% All in the Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Technician (Character) 1964

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