Ivan Dixon

Biography: Black supporting actor and occasional lead, with a sensitive, solid, no-frills, "everyman" approach to his roles. Debuted on Broadway in William Saroyan's The Cave Dwellers (1957). Dixon first worked in films as a stunt double for Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones (1958), soon appearing onscreen as an actor. He has also done much work in TV, and is perhaps best-known for his work on the '60s TV sitcom Hogan's Heroes. He directed the films Trouble Man (1972) and The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973), as well as episodes of many TV shows.

Ivan Dixon's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 80
Highest Metascore: 87 A Raisin in the Sun
Lowest Metascore: 71 Car Wash
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
87 Nothing But a Man (1964) Nov 9, 2012 Duff Anderson tbd
71 Car Wash Oct 22, 1976 Lonnie / Lonnie tbd
73 A Patch of Blue Dec 10, 1965 Mark Ralfe tbd
87 A Raisin in the Sun May 29, 1961 Asagai / Asagai tbd