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Cleavant Derricks


Cleavant Derricks was born on May 15, 1953 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Sliders (1995), Dreamgirls (2006) and Moscow on the Hudson (1984). He has been married to Portia Derricks since June 24, 1986. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Sliders Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown / Rembrandt Brown
(1995-2000)
Dreamgirls Music Department
(2006)
Moscow on the Hudson Lionel Witherspoon
(1984)
Thea Charles
(1993-1994)

Filmography

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 2011 Miami Magma (TV Movie)
Ray Miller
 2008 Rome & Jewel
Reverend Q
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Lloyd '03 / '07
- It Takes a Village (2007) ... Lloyd '03 / '07
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Cedric
- The Most Beautiful Girl (2007) ... Cedric
- Fools in Love (2007) ... Cedric
- The Fantasy (2007) ... Cedric
- Wedding from Hell (2007) ... Cedric
 2006 Basilisk: The Serpent King (TV Movie)
Col. Douglas
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Willie
- Sweet Home Chicago: Part 2 (2002) ... Willie
 2002 Any Day Now (TV Series)
 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Mr. Lees
- Honor Code (2001) ... Mr. Lees
 2001 World Traveler
Carl
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Harold Baines
- Outside Chance (2000) ... Harold Baines
 2000 Charmed (TV Series)
Cleavant Wilson
- Ex Libris (2000) ... Cleavant Wilson
 1995-2000 Sliders (TV Series)
Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown / Rembrandt Brown
- The Seer (2000) ... Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
- Eye of the Storm (2000) ... Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
- Dust (2000) ... Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
- To Catch a Slider (1999) ... Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
- Heavy Metal (1999) ... Rembrandt 'Crying Man' Brown
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Robert Springbelt
- The Christmas Gift (1999) ... Robert Springbelt
 1998 Carnival of Souls
Sid
 1994 Something Wilder (TV Series)
Caleb
- Holy Water (1994) ... Caleb
 1993-1994 Thea (TV Series)
Charles
- Pie Queen and the Loan Duck (1994) ... Charles
- T.C.B. (1994) ... Charles
- Call Me Thea (1994) ... Charles
- Of Fish and Men (1994) ... Charles (credit only)
- Who's Zoomin' Who? (1994) ... Charles
 1992 Woops! (TV Series)
Dr. Frederick Ross
- The Nuclear Family (1992) ... Dr. Frederick Ross
- Say It Ain't So, Santa (1992) ... Dr. Frederick Ross
- The Thanksgiving Show (1992) ... Dr. Frederick Ross
- Dumb Love (1992) ... Dr. Frederick Ross
- Curtis Unglued (1992) ... Dr. Frederick Ross
 1991-1992 Drexell's Class (TV Series)
George Foster
- The Resentments (1992) ... George Foster
- Cruisin' (1992) ... George Foster
- Til Death Do You Part (1992) ... George Foster
- Ashes to Ashes (1992) ... George Foster
- Beauty & the Beast (1992) ... George Foster
 1991 Sibs (TV Series)
Officer Milner
- Audie's Bad Day (1991) ... Officer Milner
 1991 Good Sports (TV Series)
Jeff Mussberger
- A Class Act (1991) ... Jeff Mussberger
- The Return of Nick (1991) ... Jeff Mussberger
- Bobby and Gayle Go on a Date (1991) ... Jeff Mussberger
- Love Means Never Having to Say You're Happy (1991) ... Jeff Mussberger
- The Moody Blues Swing (1991) ... Jeff Mussberger
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Mark Wright
- There Goes the Judge (1991) ... Mark Wright
 1991 A Different World (TV Series)
Larry
- It's Showtime at Hillman (1991) ... Larry
 1990 Piece of Cake (TV Movie)
Wally
 1990 The Bakery (TV Movie)
Charles Slater
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Tommy
- Five of a Kind (1989) ... Tommy
 1987-1988 Private Eye (TV Series)
Felix / Felix McPhatter
- Hollywood Confidential (1988) ... Felix
- Light and Shadows (1987) ... Felix McPhatter
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Leonard Haven
- Father Knows Last (1987) ... Leonard Haven
- Tale in Two Cities (1987) ... Leonard Haven
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Mac Dickerson
- My Enemy, My Friend (1987) ... Mac Dickerson
 1987 Bluffing It (TV Movie)
Cal
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Marvin
- Mickey and Nora (1987) ... Marvin
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Sonny Raines
- Tip on a Sure Thing (1986) ... Sonny Raines
- Joyride (1986) ... Sonny Raines
 1986 Off Beat
Abe Washington
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
David Jones
- The Dutch Oven (1985) ... David Jones
 1985 The Slugger's Wife
Manny Alvarado
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson
Lionel Witherspoon
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx
Suspect #4
 1978 Cindy (TV Movie)
Michael Simpson
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Starred in the premiere workshop production of Ain't No Mountain High Enough at the Mark Taper Forum in 2006. The musical was based on the work of Motown creator Berry Gordy and directed by Kenny Leon (known for directing Sean 'Diddy' Combs in the Broadway production of A Raisin In The Sun.) The musical also starred Julie ... See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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He was the only Sliders (1995) cast member to stay with the series throughout its entire run. Consequently, he was the only actor to appear in all five seasons and all 88 episodes. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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