Lorenzo Tucker

publicity photo of Lorenzo Tucker c. 1927, Mae West Blog Spot

Date of Birth: June 28, 1907

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Death: September 19, 1986

Place of Death: Hollywood, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Lorenzo Tucker was an American actor. He starred in the early black films of Oscar Micheaux. He was known as the “Black Valentino.” He was a tail gunner in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII.

Lorenzo was the son of Virginia (Lee) and John Tucker. His grandparents were all born in Virginia. He was married to Pauline Segura, until his death.

Sources: Birth record of Lorenzo Tucker – https://www.familysearch.org

Lorenzo Tucker on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org


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4 Responses

  1. Jeri says:

    He was cute!

  2. ena says:

    He looks mixed

  3. I love you, Roger Scientist says:

    He’s sexy.

  4. Fuzzybear says:

    He actually looked like the other one,makes you kinda wonder about him
    Rudolph Valentino

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