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Bill Duke

États-Unis

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Célèbre acteur et réalisateur américain.
Il a joué avec Arnold Schwarzenegger dans Predator et Commando ainsi qu’avec Anthony Hopkins dans The Red Dragon. Bill Duke est le personnale principal d plusieurs téléfilms. Il a aussi réalisé des épisodes de plusieurs célèbres téléfilms dont Miami Vice, Cagney & Lacy, Hill Street Blues, Robbery Homicide Division, et Angel. Pour Hollywood, il a réalisé A Rage in Harlem, Deep Cover, et Sister Act II, entre autres films.

English

Bill Duke is a acclaimed director and actor who appeared with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Predator and Commando and with Anthony Hopkins in The Red Dragon. Bill Duke has also headed the cast of many television dramas. He has directed episodes of many well known TV dramas including Miami Vice, Cagney & Lacy, Hill Street Blues, Robbery Homicide Division, and Angel. For Hollywood, he has directed A Rage in Harlem, Deep Cover, and Sister Act II, among other films.

Duke has worked on several award-winning PBS productions. In 1984, he directed the PBS drama The Killing Floor, which screened at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival. He then directed the PBS presentation of A Raisin in the Sun, starring Danny Glover and Esther Rolle, which brought him an Emmy Award, and The Meeting, depicting a fictional encounter between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Duke garnered NAACP Image Award nominations for these outstanding dramas. Most recently, he directed the reenactments for the PBS American Experience presentation of Partners of the Heart, an award-winning documentary directed by Andrea Kalin. He also directed and produced the reenactment sequences for the film Prince Among Slaves (2007), an other award-winning documentary directed by Andrea Kalin