Juano Hernandez

Jul 19, 1901

Bio: Hernandez was one of the first "new style" black screen actors, who neither sang nor danced but played characters just as white actors did. He grew up in Rio de Janeiro. In 1922 he first began performing onstage, working in an acrobatic act. Later he lived in the Caribbean and worked as a professional boxer under the name Kid Curley. He went on to work in a… More


Juano Hernandez Videos

The Pawnbroker
2 minutes 32 seconds
Sergeant Rutledge
2 minutes 59 seconds
Something Of Value
3 minutes 15 seconds
The Breaking Point
2 minutes 14 seconds

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