Paul Winfield was an American television, film, and stage actor. Film credits include Mars Attacks!, Cliffhanger, The Terminator, and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Other film credits include Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, Relax…It’s Just Sex, At the River I Stand, Presumed Innocent, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Go Tell It on the Mountain, A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Hustle, Conrack, Gordon’s War, Sounder, Trouble Man, and Brother John.
Television credits include Sam on CBS’ Touched by an Angel, Derron Holloway on NBC’s L.A. Law, Julian C. Barlow/Deacon Malcolm Fink on NBC’s 227, and Isaac Twine on NBC’s Wiseguy.
Theatre credits include his Broadway debut as Frank Cooper in Checkmates (46th Street Theatre); and Off-Broadway, as Buckingham in Richard III (Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater).