Ivan Dixon

Apr 6, 1931

Bio: Forceful African American leading man Ivan Dixon first commanded notice from theatergoers for his performance in the 1957 Broadway play The Cave Dwellers. He entered films as Sidney Poiter's double and stand-in with Something of Value (1957) and The Defiant Ones (1958), ultimately sharing scenes with Poitier in Porgy and Bess (1959) and Raisin in the Sun (1961). In… More


Ivan Dixon Videos

A Raisin In The Sun
3 minutes 46 seconds
A Patch Of Blue
2 minutes 1 seconds
Car Wash
2 minutes 19 seconds
Nothing But A Man
1 minutes 15 seconds
Something Of Value
3 minutes 15 seconds

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