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Dex Elliott Sanders

In the early stages of his career, Actor, Director, Writer, Producer Dex Elliott made several guest star appearances on shows such as China Beach, Booker and many others. This momentum lead to receiving two major role offers at the same time: a starring role in the film "Boyz n the Hood" and a three-year contract, (series regular) role on the ABC ... See full bio »

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 2017/I I Am (Short) (post-production)
Eric Benjamin
  O.K. (Video short) (post-production)
 2016/I Rest in Peace (Short)
Malek Muhammed
 2015 Bout to Be a Riot (Video short)
 2011 King of the Underground
 2007 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Wallace Brewer
- Baggage (2007) ... Wallace Brewer
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Greg Tobias
- Dr. Laura (2007) ... Greg Tobias
 2007 Eyes (TV Series)
- Investigator (2007) ... Tyrell
 2006 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
DeShawn Davis
- Unorthodox Treatment (2006) ... DeShawn Davis
 2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Jay Fisher
- Shattered (2005) ... Jay Fisher
 2004 Charmed (TV Series)
Swarm King
- Witchness Protection (2004) ... Swarm King
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series)
- The Badlands (2004) ... Jammal (uncredited)
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
- Final Passage (2003) ... Troy
 2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Shawn Woodson
- I Kid You Not (2003) ... Shawn Woodson
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
Eddie Jefferson
- Things Done Changed (2002) ... Eddie Jefferson
 2002 Play'd: A Hip Hop Story (TV Movie)
 2002 Little John (TV Movie)
 2002 The Shield (TV Series)
- Dawg Days (2002) ... T-Bonz
 1998 CHiPs '99 (TV Movie)
 1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Kyle Scott
- The Morning After (1998) ... Kyle Scott (as Dex Sanders)
- All That Glitters (1998) ... Kyle Scott (as Dex Sanders)
 1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Jonathan Harris
- The Corps Is Mother, the Corps Is Father (1998) ... Jonathan Harris
 1996 Riot
 1996 Party Girl (TV Series)
- Pilot (1996) ... Bill (as Dex Sanders)
 1996 Home Improvement (TV Series)
- Eye on Tim (1996) ... Nick (as Dex Sanders)
 1995 Strange Days
 1995 Fast Company (TV Movie)
Darryl Fielding
 1994-1995 Robin's Hoods (TV Series)
Darryl / Daryl
- Seems Like Old Times (1995) ... Darryl
- Kidnapped Boyfriend (1994) ... Daryl
 1994 Kangaroo Court (Short)
 1994 ER (TV Series)
- Blizzard (1994) ... Deon
 1994 Absolutely Rose Street (TV Movie)
 1994 Valley of the Dolls (TV Series)
Anthony Starks
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Anthony Starks
 1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV Movie)
 1993 Last Action Hero
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Gary Stubbs
- Parent Trap (1993) ... Gary Stubbs
- Bare Witness (1993) ... Gary Stubbs
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
- Trespass (1990) ... (as Dex Sanders)
 1990 Capital News (TV Series)
- Blues for Mr. White (1990) ... Ramos
 1990 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Myles Lewis
- Episode #1.5665 (1990) ... Myles Lewis
- Episode dated 24 December 1990 (1990) ... Myles Lewis
- Episode #1.5742 (1990) ... Myles Lewis
- Episode #1.5676 (1990) ... Myles Lewis
- Episode #1.5574 (1990) ... Myles Lewis
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
David Sand
- The Pump (1989) ... David Sand (as Dex Sanders)
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
- Skin Deep (1989) ... Private (as Dex Sanders)
  World I See (Video short)
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As a kid, he deeply despised bullies and often found himself in fights defending those being victimized. He was frequently called little Sugar Ray by kids in his neighborhood as a compliment to his exceptional hand speed. He was later officially nicknamed TUT, after the famous Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. He studies martial arts and has major respect for all fighters who participate in combat ... See more »

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