James Whitmore, an award-winning actor in film, television and on the stage, died on Friday of lung cancer, his son Steve tells the Associated Press. He was 87.
The character actor's colorful career included numerous one-man stage shows, such films as Black Like Me and The Shawshank Redemption, and TV's The Practice (for which he won a guest-star Emmy).
Among other accolades, Whitmore earned ...
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