Summary: actor who appeared in several plays about black history and the black experience, including 1986's The Colored Museum and Zora Neale Huston's Spunk (1990), and who was the first black clown in the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Cause of Death: Lengthy illness
Born: September 15, 1947
Died: January 13, 2002
Location: New York City, New York