That was over 31 years ago in 1988.
Today he is 73, and has starred in 7 movies in total, 6 since Bird was released.
In Bird, I think Samuel E. Wright looks:
Bird scores 6.9 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Samuel E. Wright's first acting role was as 'Dizzy Gillespie' in Bird, released in 1988 when he was 41.
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