LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's epic film, "Malcolm X," has died. He was 78.
Howard University in Washington, D.C., confirmed his death Friday night but details weren't immediately available. Freeman taught acting there for years and served as chairman and artistic director of its theater arts department.
"He was a brilliant professor, a renowned actor and a...
"Thank you for taking the time to share your vast knowledge and talent with us. I shall never forget working with you. What a scary moment. I learn so much about the craft. You have been a true treasure and a blessing to Howard University"
– Kehembe, colleague,
washington, DC, Aug 12, 2012