Celebrating Black Entertainment of Television: PIONEER: William Marshall – Harlem Detective (1953-54) to Emmy Winning Actor and Producer (1974)

William Marshall (1924 – 2003) began his career with aplomb, landing roles on Broadway with diverse works like Carmen Jones, Othello, and numerous other Shakespeare plays. Working across Europe and America, the classically trained actor quickly established himself as a hot commodity.The London Sunday Times labeled him “The Greatest Othello of Our Time” and Jet […]

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