Brock PetersPeters was best known for his role as Tom Robinson, the black man defended by Gregory Peck in the 1962 classic To Kill A Mockingbird. Robinson died yesterday in Los Angeles of pancreatic cancer.

Peters also had many other memorable roles, including Carmen Jones, Porgy and Bess, Soylent Green, and two of the Star Trek flicks, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

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