Juano Hernandez

Jul 19, 1901


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… More


Juano Hernandez Videos

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
2 minutes 5 seconds
The Pawnbroker
2 minutes 32 seconds
Sergeant Rutledge
2 minutes 59 seconds
Something Of Value
3 minutes 15 seconds

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