Announced that he will co-star with Diahann Carroll
in Lorraine Hansberry
's latest revival of "A Raisin in the Sun", directed by Kenny Leon
in New York City on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, beginning April 3, 2014 for 14-week limited engagement.
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on 'Flight'] If it ain't on the page it ain't on the stage. I read tons of scripts, and I know it's very rare, but this is like a Eugene O'Neil play - the tears are on the page.
Only the second black actor (after Sidney Poitier
) to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (for Training Day
(2001)). Poitier received the honorary Academy Award that same year.
Frequently plays military men and law enforcement officers