April 4, 2021
J. A. Preston’s acting credits on stage and screen read like a Who’s Who of black actors and actresses in Hollywood. Those credits include “A Few Good Men,” “Air Force One,” “Body Heat,” “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” and the TV show “Hill Street Blues” and dozens of other TV shows. J. A. was one of the first black Air Traffic Controllers in America before heading to Broadway and later on to Hollywood.
Harold Bell, Chris “C.J.” Johnson and J. A. Preston