Julius Harris, the deep-voiced stage and screen actor who played the villainous Tee Hee in the James Bond film Live and Let Die and Ugandan President Idi Amin in the TV movie Victory at Entebbe, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004. Harris, a former member of the Negro Ensemble Company in New York City, died of heart failure. He was 81. In an acting career that spanned four decades, Mr. Harris appeared in more than 70 film and television productions.He played such varying roles as that of a preacher who headed a slave group in the 1982 Civil War miniseries The Blue and the Gray and of a gangster in the 1972 blaxploitation film classic Superfly. "Even today, if I am walking in a black neighborhood, people call me by my 'Superfly' name -- Scatter," Harris told the Los Angeles Times a year before his death.
Lost Angeles Times, Ricardo DeAratanha, file
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