TAUREAN BLACQUE TAUREAN BLACQUE is happy to return to WBTT after debuting in The Whipping Man. He first performed on Broadway in 1972 with The Negro Ensemble Company in the Tony Award-winning Best Play, The River Niger; next in the Broadway play, We Interrupt This Program; and then off-Broadway in The Meeting. In Los Angeles, he appeared in Autumn Heat and won an NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in The Amen Corner. Also,he received a NAACP Special Award for his humanitarian efforts for Black Adoption because of the eleven children he adopted as a single black man. Taurean moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he performed in numerous productions, including Colored Lodging, Two Trains Running, Levi, Sins of the Father, Hunger in Paradise, Servant of the People, Fraternity, A Raisin In The Sun, Blues For An Alabama Sky, Dance On Widows Row, Do Lord Remember Me, to name a few.  He has appeared in over 30 TV series, including Generations, Savannah, and Hill Street Blues, where he was nominated for an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in his role as Det. Neal Washington. His film credits include: House Calls, The Hunter, Fled, Deep Star Six, Rocky II, Soul Survivors, Beyond Deaths Door, Hood Rats, Stick Up Kids, and the voice of  ‘Roscoe” in the loveable animated movie Oliver & Company, among others.