Robert W. Castle Jr. in 1964
The Rev. Robert W. Castle Jr., an outspoken Episcopal priest in Harlem who was the subject of Jonathan Demme’s acclaimed 1992 documentary, “Cousin Bobby” — and who went on to a film acting career as a result — died on Oct. 27 at his home in Holland, Vt. He was 83. Continue reading
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Harlem had a couple of unlikely visitors the other day when Steve Bing and Tom Freston visited the production offices of the documentary on Bob Marley they’re exec-producing. Rap legend Fab Five Freddy, associate producer on the Jonathan Demme-directed project, then took the two to Jamaican eatery Mo Bay for lunch.
By Richard Johnson for the Daily News