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Henry G. Sanders

Born: 1942


Henry Gayle Sanders is an American actor known for his TV roles as Prosper Denton on Queen Sugar, Samuel Carter on 9-1-1, Uncle Chester on Hap & Leonard, Cedric on the miniseries DMZ, and Robert E. On Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as well as the TV movie of the same name. He's known for his film roles as Arthur Holloway in Samaritan, Pastor Jack in Roman J. Israel Esq., Cager Lee in Selma, Red Henderson in Whiplash, Martin in Rocky Balboa, Cesar's Trainer in Play It to the Bone, and Sandy in Bull Durham. He has also had roles in a number of TV movies. He's guest starred on numerous TV shows including Shameless, American Horror Story, Grey's Anatomy, The Mentalist, CSI, Cold Case, Eleventh Hour, Heartland, Commander in Chief, Joan of Arcadia, The West Wing, Boomtown, NYPD Blue, Moesha, Sliders, ER, Murphy Brown, The Young and the Restless, L.A. Law, Alf, Matlock, Married... with Children, Beauty and the Beast, Moonlighting, Cagney & Lacey, Highway to Heaven, What's Happening Now?, 227, Hunter, Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice, Knots Landing, Night Court, Knight Rider, Diff'rent Strokes, St. Elsewhere, The Greatest American Hero, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and The Rockford Files.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Houston, Texas, USA



Bull Durham

Sandy in Bull Durham

Rocky Balboa

Martin in Rocky Balboa

Killer of Sheep

Stan in Killer of Sheep

The Inheritance

Blacksmith in The Inheritance

Jive Turkey

Sam Kingston (as Henry Sanders) in Jive Turkey

Little John

Merle in Little John


Pop Boudreaux in Blues

Deadly Sunday

Johnny in Deadly Sunday

No Place to Hide

James Henderson in No Place to Hide

Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie

Robert E. in Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie

Dying to Love You

Attorney in Dying to Love You


Man with Pipe in Breathless

Weekend Pass

Officer Henry in Weekend Pass


Red Henderson in Whiplash

A Time to Live

Fred in A Time to Live

Panama Red

John in Panama Red


Police Officer in Manhood

My Brother's Wedding

Beat-up man in My Brother's Wedding

Carnival of Souls

Officer Soby in Carnival of Souls

Independence Day

Charles in Independence Day

The Switch

Hank in The Switch

Tonight's the Night

Disc Jockey in Tonight's the Night

The Boss' Son

Charles in The Boss' Son

You Again

Chaplain in You Again


Cager Lee in Selma

Play It to the Bone

Cesar's Trainer in Play It to the Bone

Child's Play 3

Major in Child's Play 3

Rainbow Drive

Marvin Burgess in Rainbow Drive

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Pastor Jack in Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Endangered Species

Dr. Ross in Endangered Species

In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped

Ellis Watley in In the Line of Duty: Kidnapped

Hobson's Choice

Tubby Wadlow in Hobson's Choice

Ride with the Wind

Dr. Dailey in Ride with the Wind

Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder

Harry in Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder

Blue: The American Dream

China Banks in Blue: The American Dream

Something So Right

Officer in Something So Right

Choose Me

Hospital Administrator in Choose Me

Made in Heaven

Henry in Made in Heaven

The Devil's Garden

Cult Member with Cigar in The Devil's Garden


Arthur Holloway in Samaritan

Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI

Al Melden in Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI

Callie & Son

Tanner in Callie & Son

The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel

Harve in The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel

The Man Who Fell to Earth

in The Man Who Fell to Earth

Crimes of the Mind

Judge Maynard in Crimes of the Mind


Building Owner in Kuffs

Session Man

Louie in Session Man

The Ambush Murders

Old Con in The Ambush Murders

No Man's Land

Heath in No Man's Land


Garage Attendant in Kicks


James Henderson in Rebel


Gadsen in Berkeley

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