Image of Art Evans

Art Evans

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Arthur James "Art" Evans (born March 27, 1942) is an American actor who has made multiple film and television program appearances over the span of three decades. Evans was born in Berkeley, California. His acting career, spanning over 30 years, started with Frank Silvera's Theater of Being in Los Angeles. He took a starring role in The Amen Corner which transferred to Broadway in 1965. His first uncredited acting performance in film was Claudine in 1974. His first credited role was in Chico and the Man as Bubba in the episode "Too Many Crooks" which aired in 1976. He is probably best known for his role as Leslie Barnes in the action 1990s films Die Hard 2: Die Harder in which he plays an air traffic control tower employee at Dulles International Airport that helps LAPD detective John McClane, played by Bruce Willis, stop terrorists from crashing planes. Evans has also appeared in Fright Night and Fright Night II as well as many appearances in a variety of television shows such as M*A*S*H and Hill Street Blues. In 1984, Evans co-starred in the all-star African-American drama "A Soldier's Story" as the memorable brown-nosing character Wilkie. His talents for many instruments came in handy when playing Blind Lemon Jefferson in the movie Leadbelly. Also starred in the music video for Stevie Wonder's "Go Home". In 2010 Art Evans can be seen in Anderson's Cross playing the Grandfather of the lead character Nick Anderson. Description above from the Wikipedia article  * , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Mar 27, 1942 In Berkeley, California, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the series M*A*S*H 1972-09-17
Latest Project:
Movie You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night 2016-12-02
Known For
Poster of Last Man Standing
Poster of Zwei ungleiche Schwestern
Poster of Monk
Poster of CB4 - Die Rapper aus LA
Filmography
Movie You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night Himself 2016-12-02
Series Attack on Titan: Junior High Arturo 2015-10-04
Movie iSteve Ol’ Mose 2013-04-14
Movie Alien Rising General Tabor 2013-07-03
Series Last Man Standing Unknown 2011-10-11
Movie Casa bajo asedio Jack Miller 2010-03-14
Movie Machete Joe Sammy 2010-01-29
Movie Anderson's Cross Grandfather 2010-05-20
Movie Church: The Movie Pastor Jones 2010-04-01
Movie Shades of Ray Tyler 2008-10-18
Series Lincoln Heights Unknown 2007-01-08
Movie Young Cesar 2007-06-26
Series Marina Leslie Barnes 2006-01-01
Series Anonymous Security Guard 2005-12-26
Movie Gas Will 2004-01-01
Movie Never Die Alone Mr. Waters 2004-03-26
Movie Zwei ungleiche Schwestern Unknown 2004-11-21
Movie Interstate 60 Otis 2002-04-13
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie Boys Klub Father Sal 2001-06-01
Movie Rhapsody James Tanner 2001-03-15
Movie The Cheapest Movie Ever Made 2000-01-01
Movie After All 1999-01-22
Series L.A. Heat Unknown 1999-03-15
Movie Always Outnumbered Markham Peale 1998-03-21
Movie Metro - Verhandeln ist reine Nervensache Lt. Sam Baffett 1997-01-16
Movie Great white Hype - Eine K.O.mödie Minister 1996-05-03
Movie The Cracker Factory Abdul 1995-10-27
Movie Tales from the Hood Eli 1995-05-24
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie CB4 - Die Rapper aus LA Albert Sr. 1993-03-12
Series Akte X - Die unheimlichen Fälle des FBI Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Die Schöne und das Biest Unknown 1993-05-05
Movie Bitter Harvest Earl Yates 1993-11-03
Series Verrückt nach dir Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie The Finishing Touch Lieutenant Morman 1992-12-16
Movie Trespass Bradlee 1992-12-25
Movie Mom Lt. Hendrix 1991-01-01
Movie Big Bad Man Jump Jones 1989-02-17
Series Doogie Howser Unknown 1989-09-19
Series Alle unter einem Dach Unknown 1989-09-22
Movie School Daze Cedar Cloud 1988-02-12
Movie Das Auge des Killers Detective Charles Mendoza 1988-05-20
Series College Fieber Unknown 1987-09-24
Movie Native Son Doc 1986-12-24
Movie Long Time Gone Neighbor #1 1986-05-23
Movie Die unglaubliche Entführung der verrückten Mrs. Stone Lt. Bender 1986-06-26
Movie Kopfüber in die Nacht Jimmy 1985-02-22
Movie Seduced Cop #1 (uncredited) 1985-03-12
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie Fright Night - Die rabenschwarze Nacht Detective Lennox 1985-08-02
Movie World War III Buford 1982-01-30
Movie Between Two Brothers Sanitation Worker 1982-03-09
Movie Flammen am Horizont Warehouse Guard 1982-04-16
Movie Ich glaub' mein Straps funkt SOS Carl Clapton 1982-10-29
Series Polizeirevier Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie The Boy Who Drank Too Much Intern 1980-02-06
Movie Ene Mene Mu und Präsident bist du Longo's Right Hand Man 1980-12-25
Movie I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Principal 1979-04-28
Movie Zwei in Teufels Küche Driver 1979-06-15
Movie Some Kind of Miracle Elvis 1979-01-03
Movie Was, du willst nicht? Fighter 1979-06-22
Movie Die Rückkehr der Semmelknödelbande Baggage Master 1979-06-27
Series Wheels Private Wilkie 1978-05-07
Movie Youngblood Junkie 1978-05-24
Movie Minstrel Man Tambo 1977-03-02
Movie Das Geld liegt auf der Straße Man at Bar 1977-03-18
Movie Big Time Buzz Murdock 1977-07-31
Movie Leadbelly Blind Lemon Jefferson 1976-05-28
Movie The Orphan and the Dude Curtis 'The Dude' Brown 1975-07-18
Series Klimbim Henry Coleman 1973-07-24
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17