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Albert Freeman, Jr. March 21, 1934 – August 9, 2012

It is with sadness THN reports of the passing of Albert Freeman, Jr. The actor was best known for playing Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee’s MALCOLM X, for which he earned an NAACP Image Award in 1993. Freeman, Jr. worked at Howard University in Washington DC teaching acting for many years and spokeswoman Kerry-Ann Hamilton released the following statement:

He was a brilliant professor, a renowned actor and a master director who made his mark in the classroom as well as on stage, screen and television. … He has mentored and taught scores of outstanding actors. He was a resounding voice of Howard and will be missed,

An influential figure in the African American community for many years, Albert Freeman, Jr will be missed greatly by so many.


Sam is a bloody lovely lad born and raised in Bristol (he’s still there and can’t escape). Favourite films include THE LOST BOYS, DRIVE, FIGHT CLUB and COMMANDO, well pretty much any 1980s Arnie film you can throw his way…even RED SONJA. Sam once cancelled a Total Film subscription after they slagged off Teen Wolf. He resubscribed 2 days later.

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