Actor DeForest Covan

DeForest Covan (September 9, 1917 – September 8, 2007) was an American actor, dancer, and former black vaudeville performer. From his first film appearance in 1936, in The Singing Kid, his acting career stretched to the 1990s, with appearances in Martin (1993) and NYPD Blue (1993).

Partial filmography

  • The Singing Kid (1936) – Dancer (uncredited)
  • Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937) – Little Bill (uncredited)
  • A Day at the Races (1937) – Black Singer (uncredited)
  • Every Day’s a Holiday (1937) – Dancer (uncredited)
  • Too Hot to Handle (1938) – South American Fire Dancer (uncredited)
  • Going Places (1938) – Shoe-Shine (uncredited)
  • Boy Slaves (1939) – Pinkie (uncredited)
  • St. Louis Blues (1939) – Dancer (uncredited)
  • Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) – Blackie (uncredited)
  • Chasing Trouble (1940) – Jackson (uncredited)
  • New Moon (1940) – Dancer (uncredited)
  • South of Suez (1940) – Bita (uncredited)
  • Mr. Washington Goes to Town (1941) – Short Man
  • Jungle Drums of Africa (1953) – Native Tribesman (uncredited)
  • Carmen Jones (1954) – Trainer (uncredited)
  • Panther Girl of the Kongo (1955) – Koango (uncredited)
  • Pork Chop Hill (1959) – U.S. Soldier (uncredited)
  • Black Samson (1974) – Samson’s Street People
  • The Day of the Locust (1975) – Shoe Shine Boy
  • Rocky (1976) – Apollo’s Corner #1
  • New York, New York (1977) – Porter
  • The Incredible Melting Man (1977) – Janitor
  • Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979) – Zebulon
  • When a Stranger Calls (1979) – Officer #1
  • Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980) – Pinochle Player
  • Evilspeak (1981) – Janitor
  • Body and Soul (1981) – Cut Man
  • Honkytonk Man (1982) – Gravedigger
  • The Night Before (1988) – Concierge
  • To Sleep with Anger (1990) – Fred Jenkins
  • One Good Cop (1991) – Older Man
  • External Links

    Actor DeForest Covan – Wikipedia

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