Cleavon Little

Born Jun 1, 1939
  • Actor
Cleavon Jake Little was an American stage, film and television actor. Little began his career in the late 1960s on the stage. In 1970, he starred in the Broadway production of Purlie for which he earned both a Drama Desk and Tony Award. In 1972, Little starred as the irreverent Dr. Jerry Noland on t...

Cleavon Little Stats


: Cleavon Jake Little, Bart


: Actor


: 5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jun 1, 1939 - Oct 22, 1992 (53 years old)

Place of Birth

: Chickasha

Date of Death

: Oct 22, 1992

Place of Death

: Sherman Oaks

Cause of Death

: Colorectal cancer

Cleavon Little Film Roles

  1. Blazing Saddles
    Blazing Saddles
  2. FM
  3. Vanishing Point
    Vanishing Point
  4. Scavenger Hunt
  5. Once Bitten
  6. Toy Soldiers
  7. Cotton Comes to Harlem
    Lo Boy
  8. Greased Lightning
  9. High Risk
    High Risk
  10. The Salamander
    Major Carl Malinowski, USMC

Cleavon Little Film Appearances

  1. Role Model: Gene Wilder

Cleavon Little TV Starring Roles

  1. Mr. Dugan
  2. True Colors
  3. Temperatures Rising
  4. Another World
  5. Bagdad Cafe

Cleavon Little TV Guest Roles

  1. The Black Corsage
    Frank Colton
  2. The Black Corsage
  3. Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, but Waterbury Will Bury You
    Billy Merrihew
  4. For Richer, For Poorer
    Abner Neal
  5. The Fighter
    James Travis Clark
  6. ALF's Special Christmas (2)
    George Foley
  7. The Connection (1)
  8. Measure of Mercy
    Cully Ames
  9. Case: The Taking of Reubner 1-2-3
    Willie Alexander
  10. Edith Writes a Song