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Carl Lumbly

Carl Lumbly was born in Minnesota, the son of Jamaican immigrants. His father was an avid reader, which inspired Lumbly's early appreciation for literature. After graduating from Macalester College with a degree in English, he landed a job writing for the Associated Press in Minneapolis. He also supplemented his income by doing freelance writing ... See full bio »

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stars as Lucius Jenkins in Stephen Adly Guirgis's "Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train" at San Francisco Playhouse, running March 3 - April 21. See more »

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There are so many 'accepted' criteria at least for defining your success in Los Angeles. I think you have to just establish your own criteria for yourself before you enter the town or shortly thereafter. It has to be about your personal happiness. What is is that you like about yourself that you would like to hold on to? Then be really principled about holding on to it. See more »


Attended the same college as Peter Berg - Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He appeared in a guest role with Berg in episode #2.17, "Life Lines" of Chicago Hope (1994). Berg also guest starred in two episodes of Alias (2001) where Lumbly had a big role. See more »

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