Ivan Dixon

Trivia and Quotes

Trivia (5)

  • Dixon got his first top film billing in 1964's Nothing But a Man.

  • Dixon appeared with, and doubled for, Sidney Poitier in 1957's Something of Value, 1958's The Defiant Ones, and 1959's Porgy and Bess.

  • Dixon's career took off with his stage performance in the 1957 Broadway play The Cave Dwellers.

  • Dixon attended Hillside High School in Durham, North Carolina.

  • Ivan Dixon was nominated for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama for his performance in 1967's "CBS Playhouse: The Final War of Olly Winter"