Charlie Robinson, Known for having given life to Mac Robinson in the series Courthouse and Newdell in Buffallo Bill, he has died at the age of 75 due to complications derived from cancer.
Your agent, Lisa DiSante, confirmed to Deadline that the interpreter died at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering “cardiac arrest with multi-organ failure due to septic shock and metastatic adenocarcinoma.”
Born on November 9, 1945 in Houston (Texas, United States), Robinson made his acting debut in 1971 appearing in Those Years under Jack Nicholson. Later he participated in series such as Caribe, Cannon or Firehouse, until he landed a regular role in Flamingo Road giving life to Phil. He also played Newdell on the series Buffalo Bill, appearing in 18 episodes.
But his big break came in 1984, when he signed for the duty court in the role of Mac Robinson. He participated in 180 episodes until 1992. Sad Hill Street Song, A Home Improvement, The Prince of Bel-Air, The Bernie Mac Show, Rockefeller Plaza, My Name is Earl, Grey’s Anatomy or Navy: Criminal Investigation are some of the fictions in which he has worked in a specific way.
On the big screen, he had a small role playing a soldier in Apocalypse Now. He also acted in films such as When the river rises with Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek; The perfect bet with Kim Basinger or A bunny girl on campus.
Robinson’s last released work dates from the year 2021, when he appeared in Senior Entourage. It will posthumously release the short film Sleepwalker and the film Underwater Upside Down.