Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs

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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs was born in New York City. He is one of nine children born to Hilton and Clothilda Jacobs. Larry, as his family and friends call him, attended public schools in New York City, so he has first-hand knowledge of what it is like to be a student in a big-city high school like the one pictured on "Welcome Back, Kotter." After high... See full bio »

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  Inside Fifty-Year Death Watch (TV Series) (pre-production)
Teddy Roberts (2019)
 2020 The Perfect Mate (post-production)
Rev. Adams
 2020 Shooting Heroin (completed)
 2019 A House Divided (TV Series)
Cameran Sanders
- Where the Bodies are Buried (2019) ... Cameran Sanders
- That Woman (2019) ... Cameran Sanders
- Hide No More (2019) ... Cameran Sanders
- Just Like You (2019) ... Cameran Sanders
- Heaven's Lieutenants (2019) ... Cameran Sanders
 2018 Dead Man Rising
Warden Dallas (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2018 Compton's Finest
Hostage Negotiator (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2018 Rel (TV Series)
- Re-Enter the Dragons (2018) ... Mitchell
 2018 Welcome to Where You've Always Been (Short)
Homeless Man (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2017/II Sins of the Father (Short)
Kenny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2017 A Chance in the World - Premiere
Willie Robinson (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2016 31
Panda Thomas (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2015 The Christmas Gift (TV Movie)
Wesley Hardin Johnson Sr. (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2015 Tamales and Gumbo
Mr. Walker (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2015 Mercy for Angels
Chief (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2014 Family Time (TV Series)
- The Will (2014) ... Carl (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2014 Airplane vs. Volcano (Video)
Jim Kirkland (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2013 Playin' for Love
Coach Preston Reid (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2011-2013 Let's Stay Together (TV Series)
Charles Sr.
- Kita's Got a Gun (2013) ... Charles Sr. (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Together, Forever-Ever? (2011) ... Charles Sr. (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Daddy's Home (2011) ... Charles Sr. (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2011 Nocturnal Agony
Theodore (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
President of Zamibia
- Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) ... President of Zamibia (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2009 Young American Gangstas
Elmer Reese (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2008 Players at the Poker Palace (TV Series short)
- The Shoot Out (2008) ... Donny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- I'm Still Horny (2008) ... Donny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Teresa Truehart is Fine (2008) ... Donny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Is It Moist This Time? (2008) ... Donny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Did You Get Her Phone Number? (2008) ... Donny (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2008 Otis
Male Nurse (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2007 Sublime (Video)
 2005 Don't Give Me the Finger (Short)
 2004 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Mr. Carter
- There Goes the Bride (2004) ... Mr. Carter (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2004 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Leonard James
- New York Bound (2004) ... Leonard James (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2004/I 30 Miles
 2002-2003 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Principal Merton
- Keg! Max! (2003) ... Principal Merton (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Teach Me Tonight (2002) ... Principal Merton
 2003 Killer Drag Queens on Dope
Mr. Fly (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2002 The Streetsweeper (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2002 Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2002 Static Shock (TV Series short)
- Sunspots (2002) ... Diver (voice, as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 2001 Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician
Motherchild (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
 2000 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
- Rollin' in the Dough (2000) ... Milton (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1999 Mr. Right Now! (Video)
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Robert Edwards
- A Prayer for the Lying (1998) ... Robert Edwards (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1998 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
- Help a Brother Out (1998) ... Richie
 1997 Moesha (TV Series)
Rushion Brooks
- Break It Down (1997) ... Rushion Brooks (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
- Cold Busted (1997) ... Rushion Brooks (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
 1997 Tidal Wave: No Escape (TV Movie)
Marlan Clark (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
- Race Relations (1997) ... James (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1997 Mr. Rhodes (TV Series)
Freddy 'Boom Boom' Washington
- The Welcome Back Show (1997) ... Freddy 'Boom Boom' Washington (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1997 Weird Science (TV Series)
Mr. Black
- Boys on the Hide (1997) ... Mr. Black
 1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series)
- Super Bad Foxy Lady Killer or Ty and Morris Get the Shaft (1996) ... Staff (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1996 Roseanne (TV Series short)
- Roseambo (1996) ... Louis (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1996 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Greg Harvey
- Torn Between Two Brothers (1996) ... Greg Harvey (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1995 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Sgt. Baker
- All American Murder (1995) ... Sgt. Baker
 1995 Martin (TV Series)
Kevin Jones
- Swing Thing (1995) ... Kevin Jones (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1995 Pointman (TV Series)
Joe Neal
- Take the Points (1995) ... Joe Neal (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1995 Charlie Grace (TV Series)
Detective Gossett
- Take Me to the Pilot (1995) ... Detective Gossett
 1994 Renegade (TV Series)
Rocky Dussault
- Escape (1994) ... Rocky Dussault
- The Trial of Reno Raines (1994) ... Rocky Dussault
 1993 Indecent Behavior
Lou Parsons (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1993 Firepower
Ring Announcer (voice, as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs III)
 1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Jackson
- Part II (1992) ... Joseph Jackson (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Part I (1992) ... Joseph Jackson (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1992 Tuesday Never Comes
Druilet (as Lawrence H. Jacobs)
 1991 Quiet Fire (Video)
Jesse Palmer (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1990 Chance
Jon Chance (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1990 Kill Crazy (Video)
Rubin (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1989-1990 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Sergeant Dobbs / Sgt. Dobbs
- Spirit of '95 (1990) ... Sgt. Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, credit only)
- The Red Room (1989) ... Sgt. Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, credit only)
- Chains of Love (1989) ... Sergeant Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- The Game (1989) ... Sergeant Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Three to Tango (1989) ... Sergeant Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1989 East L.A. Warriors
 1989 L.A. Vice
Det. Jon Chance (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Movie)
Sergeant Dobbs (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1989 Angels of the City (Video)
Detective Jon Chance
 1989 L.A. Heat
Jon Chance (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
 1988 Paramedics
Blade Runner (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1984-1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Crumley / Theodus Nickerson
- The Cookie Crumbles (1987) ... Crumley (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
- Grace Under Pressure (1984) ... Theodus Nickerson (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1986 Fame (TV Series)
- The Inheritance (1986) ... Lamar (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1986 The Redd Foxx Show (TV Series)
- The Good Samaritan (1986) ... Warren (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Gordon Tate
- The Blue Chip Stomp (1986) ... Gordon Tate
 1986 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
- Love and Video Dating/Love at the Bus Stop (1986) ... (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1985 The Annihilators
Garrett Floyd (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1984 Rituals (TV Series)
Lucky Washington (1985) (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1981 Lewis & Clark (TV Series)
- The Uptight End (1981) ... (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Young Man / Pimp
- Needlepoint (1981) ... Young Man / Pimp (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1980 For the Love of It (TV Movie)
Al (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Wes Carter
- The Price of Anger (1980) ... Wes Carter
 1979 Paris (TV Series)
Thomas Sims
- Dear John (1979) ... Thomas Sims (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1975-1979 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
- The Bread Winners (1979) ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
- I'm Okay, But You're Not (1979) ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
- Oo-Oo, I Do: Part 1 (1979) ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
- Oo-Oo, I Do: Part 2 (1979) ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
- The Gang Show (1979) ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington
 1978 The Comedy Company (TV Movie)
Russell Dodd (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1978 Youngblood
Rommel (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
- Part V (1977) ... Noah
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
Dave Rich
- Can't Win for Losin' (1976) ... Dave Rich (as Lawrence Hilton Jacobs)
 1976 Mr. T and Tina (TV Series)
Freddie 'Boom-Boom' Washington
- Pilot (1976) ... Freddie 'Boom-Boom' Washington (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1975 Cooley High
Cochise (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs)
 1974 The Gambler
Street Basketball Boy (uncredited)
 1974 Death Wish
Mugger in Park #2 (uncredited)
 1974 Claudine
Charles (as Lawrence Hilton-Jacques)
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Starred on Broadway in "I Love My Wife." See more »

Alternate Names:

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs | Lawrence Hilton-Jacques | Lawrence Hilton Jacobs III | Lawrence H. Jacobs | Lawrence Hilton Jacobs


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In the show, The PJs (1999), the public housing project where they lived was the "Hilton-Jacobs Projects". See more »

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