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Atif R. Lanier was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Growing up he aspired to be a veterinarian who eventually owned his own zoo. After two internships at the Philadelphia Zoo he realized that this was not the career path for him. Confused, he was not sure what he was going to do with his life. Around this same he attended church during the ... See full bio »
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Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Neighborhood Thug
The Negro Zone
The Negro Zone Work Brotha
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 2016 Guarding Grace (Short) (completed)
 2016/I Without You (filming)
Detective St. James
 2016/I Swing (Short)
 2015 A Place in Hell
Harrison Graves
 2014 Top Five
Inmate (uncredited)
 2014 Cymbeline
Rome Policeman
 2014 The Layoff (Short)
 2014 Assumption of Risk
 2014 The Underground Kings (TV Series)
- The Reveal (2014) ... Horse
- The Setup (2014) ... Horse
 2014 Trip and Mary Jane (Short)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday
NY Giants Defensive Back (uncredited)
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Football Player
- Drawing Dead (2013) ... Football Player (uncredited)
 2013 Do No Harm (TV Series)
Security Guard
- This Is How It Ends (2013) ... Security Guard
 2013 Failosophy (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Pilot (2013) ... Security Guard
 2011 Escape from Capture (Video)
 2011 Real Men Wear Pink
 2011 If It Ain't Got That Swing (Video)
 2010 How Do You Know
U.S. National Team (uncredited)
 2010 Computer Love
Kwe Reid
 2010 Millionaire (Short)
Sam Christian
 2009 Dangerous Waters (TV Short)
John / Rufus
 2006-2009 All My Children (TV Series)
Security Guard #2 / Firemen / Bouncer 1 / ...
- Episode #1.10242 (2009) ... Security Guard #2
- Episode #1.10061 (2009) ... Firemen
- Episode #1.9868 (2008) ... Bouncer 1
- Episode #1.9499 (2006) ... The Big Guy
 2009 Two... One... Five (TV Movie)
 2009 Brothers Incorporated (Short)
 2008 Tenure
Whales Basketball Player
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Teammate #1
- Closet (2008) ... Teammate #1 (as Atif R. Lanier)
 2007 American Gangster
Frank Lucas Bodyguard (uncredited)
 2007 Intricate (Short)
Mr. Z
 2006 The Wire (TV Series)
Western District Police Officer
- Refugees (2006) ... Western District Police Officer (uncredited)
- Boys of Summer (2006) ... Western District Police Officer (uncredited)
 2006 Invincible
#67 Eagles Player (uncredited)
 2006 Saturday
Billy Mark's Bouncer
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
- Savasana (2006) ... Terrance
 2006 Annapolis
Dock Worker (uncredited)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Neighborhood Thug
 2005 He Got Billz (Short)
Past Due / Bill Cosby
 2005 Shadowboxer
The Hand (uncredited)
 2004 Pixel Perfect (Short)
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- In the Dark (2004) ... Detective (uncredited)
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Police Officer
- See No Evil (2003) ... Police Officer (uncredited)
 2003 Next Tuesday (Short)
Game Store Clerk
 2003 The Negro Zone (Short)
Work Brotha
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