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Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Kotto Mostly Credited As: Yaphet Kotto
Sometimes Credited As: Yaphet Cotto

Birth Name: Yaphet Frederick Kotto
Date Of Birth: November 15, 1937 (Age 76)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York, New York
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Yaphet Kotto
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)As: Lieutenant Al Giardello (S01-S07)
For Love and Honor (1983)As: China
Episode Cast Credits 

Law & Order (1990) 
  Baby, It's You (1) 08x06: (Nov/12/1997) As Lieutenant Al Giardello, [Special Guest Stars]

seaQuest DSV (1993) 
  Treasures of the Tonga Trench 01x05: (Oct/09/1993) As Captain Jack Clayton 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) (1985) 
  Prisoners 02x13: (Dec/08/1985) As Convict 

Hill Street Blues (1981) 
  Blues in the Night 06x01: (Sep/26/1985) As Calvin Matthias 

The A-Team (1983) 
  The Out-of-Towners 01x08: (Mar/15/1983) As Charlie 

Fantasy Island (1977) (1978) 
  Return to the Cotton Club/No Friends Like Old Friends 06x15: (Feb/26/1983) As Big Gus Bailey 

Doctors' Hospital (1975) 
  Knives of Chance 01x04: (Oct/01/1975) As Wells 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Messiah on Mott Street 02x39: (Dec/15/1971) As Buckner, [Special Guest Stars]

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  The Scavengers 16x10: (Nov/16/1970) As Piney Biggs 

Daniel Boone (1964) (1964) 
  Jonah 05x17: (Feb/13/1969) As Jonah 
  Big, Black and Out There 05x07: (Nov/14/1968) As Luke 

Mannix (1967) 
  Death in a Minor Key 02x18: (Feb/08/1969) As Gabe Johnson/Gabriel Dillon 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  King of the Hill 01x15: (Jan/08/1969) As John Auston 

The High Chaparral (1967) 
  The Buffalo Soldiers 02x10: (Nov/22/1968) As Sgt. Major Creason 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Child 10x02: (Sep/22/1968) As Child Barnett 

The Big Valley (1965) 
  The Buffalo Man 03x15: (Dec/25/1967) As Damien 
  The Iron Box 02x11: (Nov/28/1966) As Lobo Brown 

Tarzan (1966) (1966) 
  Thief Catcher 02x03: (Sep/29/1967) As Kesho 

Cowboy in Africa (1967) 
  Incident at Derati Wells 01x03: (Sep/25/1967) As Musa 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  A Man Called Abraham 15x18: (Jun/21/1967) As Abraham 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Self Defense 07x18 Apr/09/1999 As: Teleplay
Secrets 06x20 Apr/17/1998 As: Writer
Narcissus 05x20 May/02/1997 As: Writer
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