Category: Actor

Dale Ricardo Shields

Dale Ricardo Shields   Director, Educator and Artistic Activist  Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award and the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/”VIV” Special Achievement Award. His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage …

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Samuel Légitimus

___________________________Samuel Légitimus By Dale Ricardo Shields “Samuel Légitimus (born in Paris on March 28, 1965 ) is the son of television producer Hégésippe Légitimus, known as “Gésip”. His mother is the journalist Noema Thomassine (better known in the West Indies under the signature of “Noema”). He is grandson of Darling Légitimus and cousin of Pascal …

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Leigh Whipper

  Leigh Whipper   By Dale Shields * Born in (1876) Charleston, South Carolina, died (1975)  New York City, New York. “Although a strong presence in the (still extant) Oscar Micheaux drama Symbol of the Unconquered (1920), gaunt-looking African-American performer Leigh Whipper had to wait 23 years for a second screen role truly worthy of his …

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Reyno

    Reyno By Dale Ricardo Shields  His early death has left a hole in the Black Theatre communities heart. “I miss you ole friend.” Born 8/26/52 (Cleveland, Ohio) Death 6/27/90 (Cleveland, Ohio) Reyno Crayton was the founding member and Artistic Director of The Unit Production Company with actors Dale Shields, Robyn Trussel, and Wayne …

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