Black Hollyword Stars You May Have Never Heard Of But You Should Know

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Rex Ingram

Rex Ingram was not only one of our great black actors, he was also the first man to graduate from Northwestern University medical school.  He was discovered on the street by the director of “Tarzan of the Apes” in 1918 and appeared in small in a number of films soon after. His break-through role came in 1940 when he appeared as a genie in the lamp in the British film, “The Thief of Baghdad.” From that point, his illustrious career included appearances on the stage, film and television.

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