Earl Cameron

1917 - 2020

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Earlston Jewitt Cameron CBE (8 August 1917 – 3 July 2020) was a Bermudian actor who lived and worked in the United Kingdom. After appearing on London's West End stage, he became one of the first black stars in the British film industry. With his appearance in 1951's Pool of London, Cameron became one of the first black actors to take up a starring role in a British film after Paul Robeson, Nina Mae McKinney and Elisabeth Welch in the 1930s.According to Screenonline, "Earl Cameron brought a breath of fresh air to the British film industry's stuffy depictions of race relations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Earl Cameron has received more than 123,145 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Earl Cameron is the 2,198th most popular actor, the 4th most popular biography from Bermuda and the 4th most popular Bermudian Actor.

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Among actors, Earl Cameron ranks 2,198 out of 10,030Before him are Burl Ives, Marie-José Nat, Dana Ivey, Barbara Steele, Amy Irving, and Charles Dullin. After him are Paco Tous, Steven Hill, Kit Harington, Edmund Gwenn, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Viggo Larsen.

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Among people born in 1917, Earl Cameron ranks 155Before him are Sharof Rashidov, Oliver Tambo, Luigi Poggi, Vasiľ Biľak, Robert Manzon, and Aníbal Paz. After him are Lena Horne, Domenico Bartolucci, David Tomlinson, Zoltán Fábri, Bertil Nordahl, and Caspar Weinberger. Among people deceased in 2020, Earl Cameron ranks 299Before him are Neil Peart, Rhonda Fleming, Enrique Múgica, Leon Fleisher, Lucien Sève, and Ellis Marsalis Jr.. After him are Gudrun Pausewang, John Turner, Mike Resnick, Irm Hermann, Hugh Keays-Byrne, and Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo.

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In Bermuda

Among people born in Bermuda, Earl Cameron ranks 4 out of 6Before him are Oona O'Neill (1925), Diana Douglas (1923), and Lena Headey (1973). After him are Heather Nova (1967) and Nahki Wells (1990).

Among ACTORS In Bermuda

Among actors born in Bermuda, Earl Cameron ranks 4Before him are Oona O'Neill (1925), Diana Douglas (1923), and Lena Headey (1973).

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