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Dorian Harewood
Dorian

Gender

Male

Birthday

August 6, 1950

Age

63

Main Role

The Nerdlucks

Dorian Harewood is an American actor.

CareerEdit

Harewood first attracted attention for his portrayal of Simon Haley (father of author Alex Haley) in the ABC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. He is known for his roles in Full Metal Jacket, for starring as Jesse Owens in The Jesse Owens Story, and for his co-starring role in the ABC Television series Strike Force (starring Robert Stack).

In 1994, he was awarded the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie, for his recurring role as jazz/blues saxophonist Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston on the NBC drama series I'll Fly Away. In 1995, he co-starred in the Warren Chaney docudrama, America: A Call to Greatness. In 2012, he is an announcer for NBC. He also played Dr. Julian Wilkes in the NBC (later syndicated) TV series Viper.

Personal lifeEdit

Harewood was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Emerson Macaulay (1915-1980) and Estelle Olivia Harewood (1924-1991). He has five siblings, Emerson M. Harewood, Jr. (deceased), Theolanda Harewood, Philip B. Harewood (deceased), Floranne E. Dunford and Lawanda G. Pitts.

He is married to actress/writer Ann McCurry, with whom he has two children, Olivia Ruth and John Dorian

RadioEdit

Public service announcement for DJ Ra's Hip-Hop Literacy campaign, encouraging reading of books by Alex Haley

MusicEdit

"Show Me (One More Time)" (recorded in the 1980s)

"Love Will Stop Calling" (1988) Emeric Records

GalleryEdit

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