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Yaphet Kotto
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    (November 15, 1937- )
    Resides in Canada
    Portrayed Lieutenant Al Giardello on 'Homicide (1993-1999)'
    Acted in 'The Thomas Crown Affair (1968),' 'Bone (1972),' 'Live and Let Die (1973),' 'Roots (1977),' 'Alien (1979),' 'The Running Man (1987),' 'Midnight Run (1988),' 'Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991),' 'Robert A. Heinlein's The Puppet Masters (1994)' and 'Two If By Sea (1996)'
    He is reportedly arrogant.
    He claims to have invented the 'blaxploitation' genre.
    He accuses people of racism.
    He moved to Canada claiming the U.S. is too racist for any black person to stay there.
    He's been married four times.
    He says he is a descendant from the prince of the Doula region of Cameroon.
    He also reportedly claims to be descended from a bastard grandson of Queen Victoria.
    A hardcore rock band named itself after him.
    He got picked on in school for being both black and Jewish.
    He is known for being punctual and well-prepared on the set.
    He was one of the first black actors to be regularly used in genre movies.
    He was one of the first African-American to appear in a James Bond film.
    His first name means 'beautiful' in Hebrew.

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