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Art Evans

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Arthur James "Art" Evans (born March 27, 1942) is an American actor who has made multiple film and television program appearances over the span of three decades. Evans was born in Berkeley, California. His acting career, spanning over 30 years, started with Frank Silvera's Theater of Being in Los Angeles. He took a starring role in The Amen Corner which transferred to Broadway in 1965. His first uncredited acting performance in film was Claudine in 1974. His first credited role was in Chico and the Man as Bubba in the episode "Too Many Crooks" which aired in 1976. He is probably best known for his role as Leslie Barnes in the action 1990s films Die Hard 2: Die Harder in which he plays an air traffic control tower employee at Dulles International Airport that helps LAPD detective John McClane, played by Bruce Willis, stop terrorists from crashing planes. Evans has also appeared in Fright Night and Fright Night II as well as many appearances in a variety of television shows such as MAS*H and Hill Street Blues. In 1984, Evans co-starred in the all-star African-American drama "A Soldier's Story" as the memorable brown-nosing character Wilkie. His talents for many instruments came in handy when playing Blind Lemon Jefferson in the movie Leadbelly. Also starred in the music video for Stevie Wonder's "Go Home". In 2010 Art Evans can be seen in Anderson's Cross playing the Grandfather of the lead character Nick Anderson. Description above from the Wikipedia article Art Evans, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Mar 27, 1942 In Berkeley, California, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
73
First Appeared:
In the series M*A*S*H 1972-09-17
Latest Project:
Movie You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night 2016-12-02
Known For
Poster of Anderson's Cross
Poster of Church: The Movie
Poster of The Cheapest Movie Ever Made
Poster of Long Time Gone
Filmography
Movie You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night Himself 2016-12-02
Movie iSteve Ol’ Mose 2013-04-14
Movie Alien Rising General Tabor 2013-07-03
Series Last Man Standing Mort 2011-10-11
Movie Machete Joe Sammy 2010-01-29
Movie Casa bajo asedio Jack Miller 2010-03-14
Movie Church: The Movie Pastor Jones 2010-04-01
Movie Anderson's Cross Grandfather 2010-05-20
Movie Shades of Ray Tyler 2008-10-18
Movie Young Cesar 2007-06-26
Series Lincoln Heights Unknown 2007-01-08
Movie Gas Will 2004-01-01
Movie Never Die Alone Mr. Waters 2004-03-26
Movie The Watermelon Heist Mailman 2003-01-01
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Interstate 60 Otis 2002-04-13
Movie Rhapsody James Tanner 2001-03-15
Movie Boys Klub Father Sal 2001-06-01
Movie The Cheapest Movie Ever Made 2000-01-01
Series L.A. Heat Unknown 1999-03-15
Movie After All 1999-01-22
Movie Always Outnumbered Markham Peale 1998-03-21
Movie Metro Lt. Sam Baffett 1997-01-16
Movie The Great White Hype Minister 1996-05-03
Movie The Cracker Factory Abdul 1995-10-27
Movie Tales from the Hood Eli 1995-05-24
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie CB4 Albert Sr. 1993-03-12
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Bitter Harvest Earl Yates 1993-11-03
Movie The Finishing Touch Lieutenant Morman 1992-12-16
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie Trespass Bradlee 1992-12-25
Movie Mom Lt. Hendrix 1991-01-01
Movie Downtown Henry Coleman 1990-01-12
Movie Die Hard 2 Leslie Barnes 1990-07-02
Movie The Mighty Quinn Jump Jones 1989-02-17
Series Family Matters Unknown 1989-09-22
Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Movie School Daze Cedar Cloud 1988-02-12
Movie White of the Eye Detective Charles Mendoza 1988-05-20
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Movie Long Time Gone Neighbor #1 1986-05-23
Movie Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Arturo 1986-05-02
Movie Ruthless People Lt. Bender 1986-06-26
Movie Native Son Doc 1986-12-24
Movie Into the Night Jimmy 1985-02-22
Movie Tuff Turf Security Guard 1985-01-11
Movie Seduced Cop #1 (uncredited) 1985-03-12
Movie Fright Night Detective Lennox 1985-08-02
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie A Soldier's Story Private Wilkie 1984-09-14
Movie Between Two Brothers Sanitation Worker 1982-03-09
Series World War III Buford 1982-01-31
Movie Wrong Is Right Warehouse Guard 1982-04-16
Movie Class Reunion Carl Clapton 1982-10-29
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie The Boy Who Drank Too Much Intern 1980-02-06
Movie First Family Longo's Right Hand Man 1980-12-25
Movie I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Principal 1979-04-28
Movie The In-Laws Driver 1979-06-15
Movie Some Kind of Miracle Elvis 1979-01-03
Movie The Main Event Fighter 1979-06-22
Movie The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again Baggage Master 1979-06-27
Movie Youngblood Junkie 1978-05-24
Movie Fun with Dick and Jane Man at Bar 1977-03-18
Movie Minstrel Man Tambo 1977-03-02
Movie Big Time Buzz Murdock 1977-07-31
Movie Leadbelly Blind Lemon Jefferson 1976-05-28
Movie The Orphan and the Dude Curtis 'The Dude' Brown 1975-07-18
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Chico and the Man Unknown 1974-09-13
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17