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Ji-Tu Cumbuka

Mostly Credited As: Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Sometimes Credited As: Ji-Tu

Date Of Birth: March 04, 1942 (Age 72)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Montgomery County, Alabama
Height: 6' 5" (1.95 m)

Ji-Tu Cumbuka


Ji-Tu Cumbuka, who plays Hawk, was born in Helena, Ala. After Army service, he took degrees in telecommunications and cinematography. He made his film debut in "Uptight," and played the wrestler in the television mini-series" Roots."

Ji-Tu Cumbuka
TV Appearances

Main cast 
A Man Called Sloane (1979)As: Torque
Young Dan'l Boone (1977)As: Hawk
Episode Cast Credits 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) 
  Viva Las Vegas 05x01: (Sep/23/2004) As Hot Dog Vendor 

Hardball (1989) (1989) 
  Sex, Cops, and Videotape (a.k.a. From the Commissioner, With Love) 01x14: (May/18/1990) As Ferguson 

Knots Landing (1979) 
  My Bullet 11x17: (Feb/01/1990) As Security Director 
  Out of Control 11x16: (Jan/25/1990) As Security Director 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Prisoner (2) 04x10: (Nov/21/1989) As Jerry Stone 
  The Prisoner (1) 04x09: (Nov/14/1989) As Jerry Stone 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Night of the Tarantula 06x07: (Nov/12/1989) As Calder Williams 

Alien Nation (1989) 
  The Takeover 01x06: (Oct/16/1989) As Andrew Craig 

Crime Story (1986) 
  Moulin Rouge 02x10: (Jan/05/1988) As Buzz 

The Bronx Zoo (1987) 
  It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City 02x01: (Dec/09/1987) As The Drink Guy 

227 (1985) 
  Low Noon 03x02: (Oct/03/1987) As Second Poker Player 

Hunter (1984) (1984) 
  Hot Pursuit (1) 03x20: (May/02/1987) As Homer 
  Scrap Metal 02x15: (Feb/01/1986) As Homer 

St. Elsewhere (1982) 
  Jose, Can You See? 05x16: (Feb/04/1987) As Unknown 

MacGyver (1985) 
  Silent World 02x09: (Nov/24/1986) As Moorish Warrior/Rider (as Ji-Tu Cumbuka), [Co-Guest Stars]

Amen (1986) 
  Sermon From the Cell 01x07: (Nov/22/1986) As Wilie 

The A-Team (1983) 
  The Heart of Rock N' Roll 04x06: (Nov/05/1985) As Unknown 
  Knights of the Road 03x20: (Feb/26/1985) As Unknown 

Knight Rider (1982) (1982) 
  Ten Wheel Trouble 03x19: (Mar/24/1985) As Trucker 

The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) 
  Opening Night at the Boar's Nest 07x17: (Feb/08/1985) As Bubba Malone 

Riptide (US) (1984) 
  Prisoner Of War 02x12: (Jan/15/1985) As Blademan 

Falcon Crest (1981) 
  Suitable for Framing 04x14: (Dec/28/1984) As Hood 

Hardcastle & McCormick (1983) 
  The Crystal Duck 01x04: (Oct/02/1983) As Giles 

Sanford and Son (1972) 
  Fred Sings the Blues 06x24: (Mar/18/1977) As Edmond 

Roots (US) (1977) 
  Part II 01x02: (Jan/24/1977) As Wrestler 
  Part I 01x01: (Jan/23/1977) As Wrestler 

Police Story (1973) (1973) 
  Trash Detail, Front and Center 04x06: (Nov/16/1976) As Gold Tooth 

S.W.A.T. (1975) 
  Any Second Now 02x21: (Mar/13/1976) As Talbert 

The Rockford Files (1974) (1974) 
  Foul on the First Play 02x21: (Mar/12/1976) As Sherm Addison, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  No Place to Hide 04x03: (Sep/25/1975) As Lafayette Delacroix 

The Blue Knight (1975) 
  The Blue Knight (May/09/1975) As Leroy 'Tank' Whittier 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  Barbary House 03x18: (Feb/15/1975) As Omar 

Kojak (1973) (1973) 
  A Very Deadly Game 02x04: (Sep/29/1974) As John 'Blue' Andrews 
  One for the Morgue 01x03: (Nov/07/1973) As Slade 

Ironside (1967) 
  Amy Prentiss: AKA The Chief 07x24: (May/23/1974) As Obbie, [Co-Guest Stars]

Toma (1973) 
  Joey the Weep 01x16: (Mar/22/1974) As Al (bus boy) 

The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) 
  Little Orphan Airplane 01x05: (Feb/22/1974) As Soldier Datara, [Co-Guest Stars]

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes 03x11: (Jan/07/1973) As Big Dan Anger (as Ji-Tu Cumbuka), [Co-Guest Stars]

Daniel Boone (1964) (1964) 
  Run for the Money 06x18: (Feb/19/1970) As Linus Hunter 

It Takes a Thief (1968) (1968) 
  To Catch a Roaring Lion 02x12: (Dec/31/1968) As Roosevelt, [Co-Guest Stars]
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