Ron O'Neal Movies and Career Information
Sep 01, 1937
Ron O'Neal (September 1, 1937 in Utica, New York – January 14, 2004 in Los Angeles, California) was an American actor, director and screenwriter. O'Neal is most remembered for his starring role as Youngblood Priest in the blaxploitation film Super Fly, although he also had recurring roles on the television show Living Single as Synclaire's father and as Whitley Gilbert's father on A Different World. He died in 2004 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the same day "Super Fly" was released on DVD in the US.