Paul Winfield bio

Birth Name: Paul Edward Winfield

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Los Angeles

Date Of Birth: May 22, 1939

Date Of Death: March 7, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Paul Winfield was born on the 22nd of May, 1939. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Actor who won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the TV miniseries King. He also played Captain Clark Terrell in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

Paul Winfield was born in Los Angeles. He won his first major film role in The Lost Man opposite actor Sidney Poitier . His performance as a sharecropper in the 1972 film Sounder earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

Paul Winfield was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Paul Winfield was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Paul Edward Winfield is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Paul’s Paul Edward Winfield attended Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, California, United States and University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Paul Winfield’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Paul Winfield’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Paul Winfield kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Paul Winfield was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Paul Edward Winfield
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Paul Winfield was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Winfield was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Paul Winfield had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Paul Winfield’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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