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Actor
    (May 30, 1892-November 19, 1985)
    Birth name Lincoln Theodore Perry
    Acted in 'Miracle in Harlem,' 'In Old Kentucky,' 'Hearts in Dixie,' 'The Devil's Skipper,' 'Judge Priest,' 'Charlie Chan in Egypt,' 'Dimples' and 'Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood'
    He perpetuated the demeaning stereotype of the lazy, shiftless black.
    Black groups of the 1930s protested his characterizations as offensive.
    At one time he owned twelve cars including a pink Rolls Royce and employed a staff of sixteen servants.
    He declared bankruptcy.
    He lied about his age.
    His name was basically 'Step and Fetch it!'
    Stereotypical roles was the only option open to an actor of his race at the time.
    His son committed suicide.
    He was the first black movie star.
    He had great comic timing.
    He was the first black actor to become a millionaire.
    He was ultimately hailed as a film pioneer and presented a Special Image Award from the Hollywood chapter of the N.A.A.C.P

Credit: Jon Mullich


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