Down 51,985 this week

Ed Cambridge (1920–2001)

Edmund J. Cambridge is the Founding Member of the Legendary "Cambridge Players" a Theater Troupe that First Produce James Baldwin's "The Amen Corner" on Broadway in 1965 which was produced by Nat King Cole Wife "Maria Ellington". The founding members of The Cambridge Players are Juanita Moore, Helen Martin, Esther Rolle, Helen Martin, Royce ... See full bio »

What Are Our Most Anticipated Movies of 2019?

Check out our list of the most anticipated movie releases for the rest of 2019.

See the list

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Bernie Mac Show
Pilot (S1, Ep1)
Tue, Aug 20 10:30 AM PDT on KMEXDT3 (207)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Mommy Nearest (S3, Ep13)
Thu, Aug 22 7:00 AM PDT on BET (063)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 58 people
created 1 month ago
a list of 201 people
created 13 Feb 2013
a list of 677 people
created 09 Jul 2016
a list of 24 people
created 18 Apr 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ed Cambridge's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey George Washington Carver
227 Director
Friday Foster Lt. Jake Wayne


Jump to: Actor | Director | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (48 credits)
 2001 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Grandfather at Airport
- Pilot (2001) ... Grandfather at Airport
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
- Unhand Me (2000) ... Bertram
 2000 Waking the Dead
Old Man from Letter
 1998 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Elderly Man #3
- Veronica's Mole (1998) ... Elderly Man #3
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Mr. Knox
- It's My Party (1997) ... Mr. Knox
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
Associate Pastor Blake
- Pilot (1997) ... Associate Pastor Blake
 1997 The Beautician and the Beast
Elderly Man
 1996 Living Single (TV Series)
Carriage Driver
- The Engagement: Part 1 (1996) ... Carriage Driver
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
 1995 Family Matters (TV Series)
Fletcher Thomas
- Best Years of Our Lives (1995) ... Fletcher Thomas
 1995 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Grandfather #2
- Poppa Was a Rolling Stone (1995) ... Grandfather #2
 1995 New York Daze (TV Series)
 1994 Inferno on US 17 (TV Movie)
 1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (TV Movie)
 1994 ER (TV Series)
- Day One (1994) ... Victor
 1994 One Woman's Courage (TV Movie)
 1993 The Gifted
 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
- Mommy Nearest (1992) ... Lou (as Ed Cambridge Jr.)
 1992 Deep Cover
Crackhead #2
 1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
George Washington Carver
 1990 True Colors (TV Series)
- Young at Heart (1990)
 1989 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
- Promised Land (1989) ... Preacher
 1987 The Spirit (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Cobb
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Mr. Cobb
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mr. Cobb
 1979 Wally Brown (TV Series)
Stockley Brown
 1977 Serpico (TV Series)
- One Long Tomorrow (1977) ... Lucius (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series)
Furenal director
- Chapter XII (1976) ... Furenal director (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1976 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Curt Randall
- Tom the Hero (1976) ... Curt Randall (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1974-1976 Harry O (TV Series)
Joseph 'Hotwire' Jackson / Benjy
- Ruby (1976) ... Joseph 'Hotwire' Jackson
- Eyewitness (1974) ... Benjy (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1975 Friday Foster
Lt. Jake Wayne (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Roy Jones
- Kill Huggy Bear (1975) ... Roy Jones
 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
- Edge of the Web (1975) ... Scrapiron (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Mr. Cambridge
- Strange Bedfellows (1975) ... Mr. Cambridge (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Don Hendricks
- Christmas (1974) ... Don Hendricks (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
- Loser Takes All (1974) ... Waverly (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1974 Good Times (TV Series)
Leroy Jackson
- Junior Gets a Patron (1974) ... Leroy Jackson (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 Hit Man
Theatis Oliver (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 The Limit
Police Captain
 1972 Trouble Man
Sam (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series)
- The Importance of Being Ernestine (1972) ... George
 1972 Melinda
Detective (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 The Final Comedown
Dr. Smalls (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
- Crash (1972) ... Paul (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 Cool Breeze
The Bus Driver (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mr. Dickerson (segment "Love and Happy Days")
- Love and the Happy Days/Love and the Television Set (1972) ... Mr. Dickerson (segment "Love and Happy Days") (as Edmund Cambridge)
 1972 Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie)
 1971 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Charles Mobley
- Hall of Justice (1971) ... Charles Mobley (uncredited)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Benjamin Bishop
- Will Freddy's Real Father Please Stand Up? (1970) ... Benjamin Bishop (as Edmund Cambridge)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Was a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company in New York in the 1960s. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ed Cambridge Jr. | Edmund J. Cambridge | Edmund Cambridge


5' 10" (1.78 m)

Did You Know?


Was a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company and the Kilpatrick-Cambridge Theater Arts School. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed