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Captain Davenport
One of the cast members in the original NEC production of A Soldier's Play, Charles Brown's credits as a member of the Negro Ensemble Company include Home, The First Breeze of Summer, The Brownsville Raid, The Great MacDaddy, Nevis Mountain Dew and The River Niger. He also appeared in the Broadway productions of Home and The First Breeze of Summer and in Iron Mountain's production of The Poison Tree. Mr. Brown's movie credits include Without a Trace and Trading Places with Dan Ackroyd and Eddie Murphy. His television credits include Welcome to Success: The Marva Collins Story co-starring Cicely Tyson, Family Reunion starring Bette Davis and The Bureau starring Mike Connors. He will appear as the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. in a TV miniseries about the Kennedys.

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[[image - black and white photograph of Graham Brown]]
Tech/Sergeant Waters
Previously Graham Brown has appeared in at least a dozen Negro Ensemble Company productions including (most recently) Abercrombie Apocalypse and The Isle is Full of Noises, also the Broadway production of The River Niger and Steve Carter's Eden and Nevis Mountain Dew.  Last season he recreated his role in Nevis Mountain Dew in Los Angeles and also made a guest appearance on the Lou Grant Show.  A native New Yorker, Mr. Brown began his acting career with the Howard University Players.  He was a founding member of the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and has also been seen on Broadway in The Man in the Glass Booth and Weekend.

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Private Smalls
Also associated with the Mark Taper Forum production of NEC's A Soldier's Play, John Dewey-Carter's stage credits include No Place to Be Somebody, Ain't Suppose to Die a Natural Death, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, Piano Bar and most recently in the world premier of Heal Thyself It's Wednesday at the Liberty Theatre in Los Angeles.  His film and television credits include T. J. Hooker, Hill Street Blues, The White Shadow, Galactica 1980, Buck Rogers in the Twenty-Fifth Century, The Dukes of Hazzard and To Kill a Cop.  He starred in Beyond the Universe, a movie made for cable TV and Mustache, which aired recently on HBO.
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