Image of Thomas Baptiste

Thomas Baptiste

1929-03-17 Georgetown, British Guiana

Image of Thomas Baptiste


Thomas Baptiste was born on March 17, 1929 in Georgetown, British Guiana. He was an actor, known for The Wild Geese (1978), The Ipcress File (1965) and for playing Coronation Street's first black character. He died on December 6, 2018 in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, England.


The Secret Laughter of Women Papa Fola 1999-11-26
The Attendant The Attendant 1993-09-10
Black and White in Colour Himself 1992-06-27
Ama Babs 1991-09-06
Escape From Kampala Minawa 1991-08-08
King Mr. King 1984-04-03
Rise and Fall of Idi Amin Dr. Michael Oloya 1981-07-16
The Class Of Miss MacMichael Visitor 1979-01-27
The Wild Geese Col. Mboya 1978-07-05
Countdown at Kusini John Okello 1976-04-16
Ghost in the Noonday Sun Abdullah 1974-01-01
Honeybaby, Honeybaby Gen. Christian Awani 1974-10-01
Black Snake Isiah 1973-03-28
Shaft in Africa Kopo 1973-06-14
In the Beautiful Caribbean Zikky 1972-02-03
Pal Norman 1971-12-02
Sunday Bloody Sunday Prof. Johns 1971-07-01
The Comedians Haitian Soldier (uncredited) 1967-10-31
Jemima + Johnny 1967-01-02
Help! (uncredited) 1965-07-29
The Ipcress File Barney 1965-03-18
Fable 1965-01-27
In the Cool of the Day Murray Logan's chauffeur (uncredited) 1963-05-29
The Small World of Sammy Lee Café Patron 1963-04-20
Flame in the Streets Boyfriend 1961-06-19
Beyond This Place Haydock 1959-04-28
Sapphire Man on the Street 1959-11-02