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Boris Kodjoe

Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe, is a German actor known for his roles as Jason in the 2000 film Love & Basketball (2000), and the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food (2000). Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Ursula, a German psychologist of partially ... See full bio »

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 2015 Cape Town (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Sanctus Snook
- Enigma ... Sanctus Snook
- Show-Time ... Sanctus Snook
- Way to Paradise ... Sanctus Snook
- Shallow End ... Sanctus Snook
- Echoes of the Past ... Sanctus Snook
 2015 Members Only (TV Movie)
Deacon Harris
 2014 Nicki Minaj: The Pinkprint Movie (Short)
 2014 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Agent Frank Simms
- The Haircut (2014) ... Agent Frank Simms
- New Hundred (2014) ... Agent Frank Simms
 2014 Whatever She Wants (Video)
 2013 Nurse 3D
Detective Rogan
 2012 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Nolan Tate
- Last Dance (2012) ... Nolan Tate
 2012 Scruples (TV Movie)
Josh Hillman
 2009 Surrogates
 2007 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Elton Forrest
- Chaz Darling (2007) ... Elton Forrest
 2007 Women's Murder Club (TV Series)
Simon Perry
- Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts (2007) ... Simon Perry
 2007 Alice Upside Down
Mr. Edgecombe
 2006 If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now (TV Movie)
 2006 Madea's Family Reunion
Frankie Henderson
 2005 The Gospel
David Taylor
 2004 Doing Hard Time (Video)
Michael Mitchell
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
- Valentine's Day Reloaded (2004) ... Kevin
 2003 All of Us (TV Series)
- Uncle Marcus Comes to Dinner (2003) ... Marcus
 2003 Street Time (TV Series)
Bowman Calloway
- Cop Killer (2003) ... Bowman Calloway
- High Holly Roller (2003) ... Bowman Calloway
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series)
Coach Derek Williams
- Chapter Fifty-Six (2003) ... Coach Derek Williams
- Chapter Fifty-Five (2003) ... Coach Derek Williams
- Chapter Fifty-Four (2003) ... Coach Derek Williams
 2002 Brown Sugar
Kelby Dawson
 2000 For Your Love (TV Series)
- The French Lesson (2000) ... Terrence
 1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
- Every Boy Needs a Teacher (1998) ... Dexter (as Boris O. Kodjoe)
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Boris O. Kodjoe


6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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[on his family history] My grandmother's part Jewish, which makes my mother and myself Jewish, by blood. But we weren't raised in the Jewish faith... on my mother's side, my maternal great-grandmother [was Jewish]. It was ironic in a way, because my grandmother wasn't pure-blooded Aryan, and therefore she wasn't considered a member of the master race. But she got pregnant by my grandfather who ... See more »


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