Earle Hyman

Earle Hyman
1926 - 2017

Earle Hyman  American Actor


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American Actor Earle Hyman was born George Earle Plummer on 11th October, 1926 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and passed away on 17th Nov 2017 Englewood, New Jersey aged 91. He is most remembered for The Cosby Show. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Earle Hyman was in an on-screen matchup with Clarice Taylor in The Cosby Show (1984).

Earle Hyman is a member of the following lists: 2017 deaths, Male Shakespearean actors and American male Shakespearean actors.


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First Name Earle
Last Name Hyman
Full Name at Birth George Earle Plummer
Alternative Name Earl Hyman
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th October, 1926
Birthplace Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Died 17th November, 2017
Place of Death Englewood, New Jersey
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Stage, film and television actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Cosby Show
Year(s) Active 1943–2001

Earle Hyman (October 11, 1926 – November 17, 2017) was an American stage, television, and film actor. Hyman is known for his role on ThunderCats as the voice of Panthro and various other characters. He also appeared on The Cosby Show as Cliff's father, Russell Huxtable.

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The Moving of Sophia Myles2000Bishop HeathTV Movie
Twice in a Lifetime1999Charley Freeman, JackTV Show
Hijacked: Flight 2851996Wayne EdwardsTV Movie
Cosby1996Rev. MitchellTV Show
Seier'n er vår1994SammyTV Show
A Man Called Hawk1989Jefferson AdamsTV Show
Gandahar1988Chief of the Deformed (English version, voice, as Earl Hyman), MaxumMovie
A Different World1987Russell HuxtableTV Show
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus1985King Awgwa (voice)TV Movie
Thundercats1985Ancient Spirits of Evil, Panthro, RedeyeTV Show
The Cosby Show1984Russell Huxtable, Voice of MacBethTV Show
Fighting Back1982Police Chief FreemanMovie
Long Day's Journey Into Night1982James TyroneTV Movie
The Ivory Ape1980Inspector St. GeorgeTV Movie
Saturday Night Live1975SpectatorTV Show
The Super Cops1974Police Detective (uncredited)Movie
Mystery of the Week1973TV Show
The Possession of Joel Delaney1972Charles (as Earl Hyman)Movie
Madigan1972Detective ClarkTV Show
All My Children1970Mr. Patterson (1995)TV Show
Macbeth1968MacbethTV Movie
The Winter's Tale1967CamiloTV Movie
Seaway1965Tom NkomoTV Show
East Side/West Side1963MarsdenTV Show
Espionage1963Premier DjatumaTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962BurattaTV Show
The Defenders1961District AttorneyTV Show
Directions1960TV Show
John Brown's Raid1960Emperor GreeneTV Movie
Play of the Week1959Hopkins, The ShepherdTV Show
The Green Pastures1959AdamMovie
The Edge of Night1956Baliff (1984)TV Show
Camera Three1955OthelloTV Show
The Bamboo Prison1954Doc Jackson, medicMovie
Look Up and Live1954TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953JimTV Show
The Lost Weekend1945Smoking Man (uncredited)Movie
PlaydateCrouchTV Show
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JiraffioJiraffioApr 24, 2013

i always wanted to be like him when i am old

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