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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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Known For

Surrogates
Surrogates Stone
(2009)
Resident Evil: Retribution
(2012)
Soul Food
Soul Food Damon Carter
(2000-2004)

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 2017 Marlon (TV Series)
Devon
- Pilot (2017) ... Devon
 2017 Tales (TV Series)
Ray Vance
- F*ck the Police (2017) ... Ray Vance
 2017 Downsized (TV Movie)
Michael Sr.
 2015 Members Only (TV Movie)
Deacon Harris
 2012 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Nolan Tate
- Last Dance (2012) ... Nolan Tate
 2012 Scruples (TV Movie)
Josh Hillman
 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
 2006 If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now (TV Movie)
Brad
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Kevin
- Valentine's Day Reloaded (2004) ... Kevin
 2003 All of Us (TV Series)
Marcus
- Uncle Marcus Comes to Dinner (2003) ... Marcus
 2000 For Your Love (TV Series)
Terrence
- The French Lesson (2000) ... Terrence
 1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Dexter
- Every Boy Needs a Teacher (1998) ... Dexter (as Boris O. Kodjoe)
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Alternate Names:

Boris O. Kodjoe

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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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Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2002." See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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