He acted in Daryl Waters, Zane Mark, and Ann Duquesnay's musical, "Bring in 'Da Funk, Bring in 'Da Noise," at the Ambassador Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Savion Glover and Ann Duquesnay in the cast. George C. Wolfe was director.
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One of the people who made a huge impression on me early in my career and who was also kind of a master to my apprentice was a woman named Lilia Skala
. She said to me "You know, Jeffrey, you're good, but you must work hard. Success will not drop out of the sky like a ripe apple. You must work!" One of the best pieces of advice anybody ever gave to me.
Although he alters aspects of his physical appearance for each role, his voice is often unrecognizable from one role to the next. The voices of Belize, with his intelligent, acerbic wit in Angels in America
(2003), to Peoples Hernandez whose vicious macho confidence is conveyed through his Latino accent in Shaft
(2000) to Al Melvin The Manchurian Candidate
(2004), whose deep grumblings ...
Often plays intelligent characters