Famous Men of Actor of the Talent Performance

by deonflood12 | created - 30 Jul 2011 | updated - 07 Sep 2011 | Public

1. Paul Mabon

Actor | Downsizing

Originally from Chicago, Paul Mabon grew up having a front row seat to some of the best theater the city had to offer. Being the the son of an accomplished actor, Paul Mabon Sr., the seed was planted for a career in acting.

Inevitably, Paul moved to Los Angeles to pursue a television and film career...

2. LeVar Burton

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

LeVar Burton was born on February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Generations (1994) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998). He has been married to Stephanie ...

3. RonReaco Lee

Actor | Glory

RonReaco Lee was born August 27, 1976 in Decatur Illinois. He is an actor who has appeared in Glory (1989), Guess who (2005), Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Sister, Sister (1994-1999), Survivor's Remorse (2014), and Moesha (1996-2001). He has been married since 2010 to Sheana Freeman and ...

4. Aaron D. Spears

Actor | Being Mary Jane

Aaron D. Spears has come a long way. A Washington D.C. native, Aaron has exhibited his natural talent in sports which have given him the tenacity, perseverance and inner strength that has helped launch him into a career in film, and television. Aaron's television appearances include, NCIS, Castle, ...

5. William L. Johnson

Actor | Crossover

William L. Johnson's mission rises above the fame and fortune that usually rewards a successful music/acting career. His goal is to reinvest the majority of his earnings into a structured business that supports the advancement of the urban community. By spreading the message of self-reliance and ...

6. Jesse Metcalfe

Actor | John Tucker Must Die

Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, to Nancy (DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. He has Italian, Portuguese, English, French, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in Southeastern Connecticut. Metcalfe attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. He ...

7. Ja Rule

Soundtrack | The Fast and the Furious

Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976 in Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Atkins. He has been married to Aisha Atkins since April 14, 2001. They have three children.

8. Romany Malco

Actor | Weeds

The first American-born member of his West Indian family, Brooklyn-bred Romany Malco began his career at the age of seven, when he picked up a microphone and started rapping. As a teen he moved to Texas and formed the rap group R.M.G., and upon relocating to Los Angeles, the crew signed a deal to ...

9. Phill Lewis

Actor | Heathers

Phill Lewis was born on September 4, 1968 in Uganda as Phillip Akon Lewis. He is an actor and director, known for Heathers (1988), City Slickers (1991) and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005).

10. B.J. Britt

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

B.J. Britt is an actor, known for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Vampires Suck (2010) and Being Mary Jane (2013).

11. Darcas Macopson

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Darcas was born in North Carolina. In hopes to follow his life long dream of being an actor, after graduating from high school he moved to Atlanta, Georgia and enrolled in classes at The Alliance Repertory Theatre Company. While in Atlanta, Darcas enhanced his acting skills by performing in ...

12. Deon Richmond

Actor | The Cosby Show

Deon Richmond was born on April 2, 1978 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Cosby Show (1984), Not Another Teen Movie (2001) and Hatchet (2006).

13. Donnie Wahlberg

Actor | Saw II

Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. was born August 17, 1969 in Dorchester Massachusetts, into a family of Swedish (from his paternal grandfather), Irish, and more distant French-Canadian, English, and Scottish, descent. He is the eighth of nine children of Alma Elaine (Donnelly), a nurse's aide and clerk,...

14. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

15. Jeremy Piven

Actor | Serendipity

Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents (Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven) and a one time Chicago stage actor.

16. Victor Togunde

Actor | Crimson Tide

Victor Togunde was born on January 31, 1975 in Kentucky, USA as Victor Oluse Adeniyi Togunde. He is an actor, known for Crimson Tide (1995), Hollywood Homicide (2003) and Can't Hardly Wait (1998).

17. Lance Gross

Actor | House of Payne

Lance Gross was born on July 8, 1981 in Oakland, California, USA as Lance Darnell Gross. He is an actor and producer, known for House of Payne (2006), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Our Family Wedding (2010). He has been married to Rebecca Jefferson since May 23, 2015. ...

18. Allen Payne

Actor | New Jack City

Allen Payne was born on July 7, 1968 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for New Jack City (1991), The Perfect Storm (2000) and CB4 (1993).

19. Usman Sharif

Actor | Miracle at St. Anna

Usman Sharif was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The Other Side (2017) and Criminal Behavior (2013).

20. Lamman Rucker

Actor | Why Did I Get Married?

Born in Pittsburgh, his mother had a dance company (the Pittsburgh Black Theater Dance Ensemble) and his father was a drummer, so entertaining is in his blood. His first acting role was as Martin Luther King in the 4th grade. He was in the drama club in 7th grade and then attended high school at ...

21. Paul Taylor

Actor | Christmas with the Kranks

Originally from Columbia, Missouri Paul attended Northeast Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Following college, Taylor spent time in Los Angeles acting primarily in primetime episodic and sitcom television. During which time, he used his college athletics ...

22. Wayne Brady

Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Wayne Brady was born in Columbus, Georgia and lived in Orlando, Florida. At 16, Brady had already decided on a career in the military. Little did he know that a chance performance in a high school play would garner him not only rave reviews but also permanently alter his long-range plans. Soon, he ...

23. Anthony Mackie

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...

24. Cory Hardrict

Actor | American Sniper

Cory Hardrict was born on November 9, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Warm Bodies (2013) and Battle Los Angeles (2011). He has been married to Tia Mowry-Hardrict since April 20, 2008. They have one child.

25. Arlen Escarpeta

Actor | The Oath

Arlen Escarpeta was born in Belize, Central America as Arlen Alexander Escarpeta. He is known for his work on Whitney (TV Movie) (2015), Final Destination 5 (2011), Into the Storm (2014) and Friday the 13th (2009). He currently resides in Los Angeles, California and has been able to make a name for...

26. Nashawn Kearse

Actor | Taxi

Nashawn Kearse was born on October 2, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Taxi (2004), Desperate Housewives (2004) and Marci X (2003).

27. Malcolm Barrett

Actor | Timeless

Malcolm Barrett, a native of New York City, studied at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He recently worked on several NY based television series including "Law & Order" and "The Sopranos", "As the World Turns" and "The Beat". His feature film credits include "King of the Jungle," "Swimfan," and most...

28. Ben Vereen

Actor | All That Jazz

Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy. His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. "The theater was my first training ground. It taught me...

29. Bill Bellamy

Actor | The Bounce Back

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Recently aired on TVOne as a repeat on 11/16/2016, It's a Documentary show which details archival film footage and personal, revealing interviews, about the lives and careers of some of the world's most highly talented ...

30. Sinqua Walls

Actor | Shark Night 3D

Originally from Louisiana, Sinqua moved to Los Angeles with his Family and Attended Beverly Hills High School. He is a Graduate of the University of San Francisco arts program where he studied Theater and Film. He is also of French, and Native American Descent. When not acting, Sinqua is a ...