Jessie Lawrence Ferguson (1942–2019)

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Jessie Lawrence Ferguson was born on June 8, 1942 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Darkman (1990), Boyz n the Hood (1991) and Prince of Darkness (1987). He died on April 26, 2019 in Palmdale, California, USA. See full bio »

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Darkman Eddie Black
Boyz n the Hood Officer Coffey


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 1995 The Chosen One (Short)
The Magus
 1993 South of Sunset (TV Series)
- Newspaper Boy (1993) ... (as Jessie Ferguson)
 1992 To Protect and Serve
 1992 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
- Night of the Dying (1992) ... Duchamp
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Officer Coffey (as Jesse Ferguson)
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series)
Jerome Brewster
- Ill-Gotten Gaines (1990) ... Jerome Brewster
 1990 Darkman
Eddie Black
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
- Promises to Keep (1990) ... Minister
 1989 The Spring
 1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie)
John McNiece
 1988 The Presidio
Pilot at Travis AFB
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Roy Ocala
- Dark Spirit (1987) ... Roy Ocala (as Jessie Ferguson)
 1987 Prince of Darkness
 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
- Code of Honor (1987) ... Lutan
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Colonel Ntsunge
- Mickey and Nora (1987) ... Colonel Ntsunge
 1986 The Supernaturals
Recruit #2
 1986 Long Time Gone (TV Movie)
 1986 Neon Maniacs
 1985 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Dr. Maxwell
- A Boy and His Snake (1985) ... Dr. Maxwell
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Cheers (1985)
 1985 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
M.P. Wilcox
- Episode #1.169 (1985) ... M.P. Wilcox (as Jessie L. Ferguson)
 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
- Skins (1985) ... Navarro
 1984 Amazons (TV Movie)
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Max Cronin
- High Flying Steele (1984) ... Max Cronin
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Nairobi Business Man
- Designs (1983) ... Nairobi Business Man
 1983 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Pasts Imperfect (1983) ... Locksmith
 1983 Good-bye Cruel World
Rev. Mike (as Jesse Laurence Ferguson)
 1981 Blind Tom: The Story of Thomas Bethune (Short) (as Jessie Ferguson)
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Chipped Beef (1981) ... Panhandler
 1981 All Night Long
Jacob Horowitz
 1980 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Lieutenant Rekoff
- A Dream of Jennifer (1980) ... Lieutenant Rekoff
 1979 The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
Jackhammer Washington
 1979 The Onion Field
Gamblin' Man
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
- Huggy Can't Go Home (1979) ... Fingers

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Alternate Names:

Jesse Laurence Ferguson | Jesse Ferguson | Jessie L. Ferguson | Jessie Ferguson


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Died two days before his "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton.


Extremely deep voice

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