Austin Stoker Dies: ‘Assault On Precinct 13’ & ‘Roots’ Actor Was 92

Austin Stoker Dies: ‘Assault On Precinct 13’ & ‘Roots’ Actor Was 92© Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Austin Stoker, the Trinidadian-American entertainer from Attack on Area 13 and Roots, has passed on. His significant other Robin Stoker affirmed the entertainer’s passing occurred on Friday, October 7, his 92nd birthday.

Stoker allegedly passed on calmly and encompassed by his friends and family because of renal disappointment. The entertainer is made due by his better half of north of 40 years, his girl Tiffany, his child Origen and his two grandsons Marcus and little Austin.

Brought up in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Stoker started acting at 11 years old. At the point when he was 16, he joined The Whitehall Players and after four years he would make a trip to New York City when he joined the dance group Holder Dance Organization.

Stoker would later be drafted by the U.S. Armed force and it was respectably released to follow his administration. He would keep planning himself as an entertainer and one of his most memorable TV credits was in the series Mod Crew in 1969. He would proceed to have TV jobs in series like Love, American Style (1970), Men at Regulation (1971), Monty Nash (1971), Love Thy Neighbor (1973), McCloud (1974) and Kojak (1974). Stoker would likewise land film jobs in Clash of the Planet of the Primates (1973) and Frightfulness High (1973).

In 1975 he featured inverse Pam Grier in the film Sheba, Child. That very year he would loan his voice to the Arrival of the Planet of the Gorillas vivified series. The next year, he would star in perhaps of his most noteworthy exhibition in John Craftsman’s Attack on Area 13 where he played Lt. Ethan Minister, a cop who was placed responsible for a decommissioned L.A. police headquarters.

Other TV programs Stoker partook in incorporated The 6,000,000 Dollar Man (1975), the 1977 ABC scaled down series Roots where he played Virgil Harvey, The Staggering Mass (1979), Lou Award (1977), Hawk Peak (1989), among others.

In the mid 90s, he joined the cast of The Striking and the Delightful where he depicted the personality of Mitchell Owens. His last acting credit is in the 2022 film Give Till It Damages where he played Reverend Cleric.

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