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On this day in 2004

On this day March 7, 2004 actor Paul Winfield died at 64. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the film Sounder (1972), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1978 television miniseries King, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Winfield was also known for his roles in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Terminator, L.A. Law, and 24 episodes of the sitcom 227. He received four Emmy nominations overall, winning in 1995 for his 1994 guest role in Picket Fences. He first appeared in the 1965 Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Runaway Racer," as Mitch, a race car mechanic. His first major feature film role was in the 1969 film The Lost Man starring Sidney Poitier. Winfield first became well known to television audiences when he appeared for several years opposite Diahann Carroll on the groundbreaking television series Julia.7i6nuw2elaue.jpeg

And in October of 2022 WRG made a totally forgettable 4 star crew of Captain Terrell (Paul Winfield) while focusing on creating Tier 2 legendary Lower Decks & Timelines Originals crew (oh well their company). 😿
÷Dr. Claire Finn - Admiral of the Battleship Yamato & Founder of both the Battleship Yamato & ISS Yamato
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