Quick Facts of George Fisher
- Full NameGeorge Fisher
- Net Worth$1 Million
- Date of Birth02 July, 1927
- Marital Status
- BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York
- Active Year1949-2005
- Eye colour
- Hair colour
- SpouseDolores Daniels (m. 1961; her death 1989)
- Height6 inches (1.83 m)
- EducationHigh School of Music & Art, City College of New York
- Children1 Lisa Jo Peters (born in 1962)
Brock Peters was an American actor, best known for his role as Tom Robinson in Robert Mulligan’s drama film, To Kill a Mockingbird. He was also widely famous for his portrayal of Hatcher in dystopian thriller film, Soylent Green. Before his demise, Peters voiced for a character, Jomo in the animated adventure-comedy film, The Wild Thornberrys Movie in 2002.
Who Is George Fisher? Bio & Wiki
Brock Peters was born as George Fisher on 2nd July 1927, in Harlem, New York City, New York, United States. He was American by his nationality and his ethnicity was African-American. He was the son of Alma A. Norford, a homemaker and Sonnie Fisher, a Senegalese sailor with the French Navy.
Peters had a keen interest in music after his mother encouraged him to play violin from 10 to 14 years. Later, he enrolled at New York’s famed High School of Music & Art. Upon graduation, Fisher went to study physical education at City College of New York (CCNY).
Brock Peters’ Career
Brock Peters started his career by auditioning and landing a stage role in the touring company, Porgy, and Bess in 1949. Later, he got his big break from his first role, Sergeant, Brown in the American musical film, Carmen Jones in 1954. Similarly, his other movie credits are Two-Minute Warning, Two-Minute WarningStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home, etc.
A Small Tribute to Brock Peters
Peters made his appearance in the American romantic drama series, As the World Turns where he starred as Dr. Bellows in 1956. Further, he appeared as Nicholas in the adventure television series, Adventures in Paradise in 1959. Fisher also starred as a preacher, Joseph Sisko in the action-adventure drama series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with Noley Thornton.
How Much Is Brock Peters’ Net Worth?
Brock Peters left a net worth of $1 Million at the time of his demise. He earned a whopping salary in the range of $500 Thousand to $700 Thousand per year. Back in 1954, Fisher received $1,250 as his first salary from the film, Carmen Jones. Similarly, his wife had a net worth of $800 Thousand.
Peters starred with Sorrell Booke and Jackie Earle Haley in the American animated series, Gravedale High. Booke and Haley have a substantial net worth of $500 Thousand and $3 Million respectively. He also appeared with many famous stars who have maintained a lucrative wealth.
How Was Brock Peters’ Relationship With His Spouse?
After the separation, Peters tied the knot with his wife, Dolores “DiDi” Daniels on 29th July 1961, in New York City, New York. Together, they welcomed a beautiful child, a daughter, Lisa Jo Peters on 3rd November 1962. Unfortunately, their marriage ended with the death of Peters’ wife on 25th February 1989, after 28 years of marriage.
After 16 years of the death of his wife, Peters died of pancreatic cancer on 23rd August 2005, in Los Angeles. At the time of his death, he was 78 years old. Peters was buried in the Revelation section at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Cemetery, in North Hollywood, California.