Tommy Hollis

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Tommy Hollis
Born(1954-03-22)March 22, 1954
DiedSeptember 9, 2001(2001-09-09) (aged 47)

Tommy Janor Hollis (March 22, 1954 – September 9, 2001) was an American film, television, and stage actor. [1] [2]


A native of Jacksonville, Texas, his first major film appearance was in Ghostbusters as the mayor's aide (1984). He played Earl Little in the Spike Lee-directed movie Malcolm X (1992).

Hollis died in New York City from complications of diabetes. He had no children.


1984 Ghostbusters Mayor's Aide
1987 Moonstruck Parking Attendant
1988 L.A. Law Geoffrey MarchantEpisode "The Son Also Rises"
1989 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd SingerEpisode "Here's Why You Order from the Spanish Side of the Menu"
1990 Astonished Ivan / Fyodor
1991 Great Performances The Man / The NarratorEpisode "The Colored Museum"
1991 Separate But Equal Harry Briggs Sr.
1992 Stay the Night Det. ClarkTV movie
1992 Malcolm X Earl Little
1992 I'll Fly Away Oscar2 episodes
1993 Queen FredEpisode 1.3
1994 The Vernon Johns Story Coach HillTV movie
1994 Léon: The Professional 2nd Policeman
1995 The Piano Lesson AveryTV movie
1995 Zooman Mr. WashingtonTV movie
1996 Joe's Apartment Boss Plumber
1996-2000 Law & Order Dean Isaac Wadleigh / Ed Monroe2 episodes, (final appearance)
1997 New York Undercover Earl BriggsEpisode "Grim Reaper"
1997 Homicide: Life on the Street Nelson HensonEpisode "Betrayal"
1997 First Time Felon JudgeTV movie
1998 Primary Colors Fat Willie
1998 Mama Flora's Family Reverend Jackson2 episodes
1999 Trinity Episode: "Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down"
2000 Mary and Rhoda News CameramanTV movie
2000 Now and Again Guard #2Episode: "The Eggman Cometh"

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