Celebrities - Howard Rollins
Howard Ellsworth Rollins, Jr. (October 17, 1950 - December 8, 1996) was an American television, film, and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in the film Ragtime, and as Virgil Tibbs on the NBC/CBS television series In the Heat of the Night.
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|1||He never equaled Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs I still kind of got used to him as Mr Tibbs on the tv series and was sad to hear that he had passed away. RIP -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on June 27, 2011, 4:09 am - (1 votes) - Login to Vote|