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Clifton Powell was born on March 16, 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Ray (2004), Deep Rising (1998) and Next Friday (2000). He is married to Kimberly. See full bio »

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Ray Jeff Brown
(2004)
Deep Rising Mason
(1998)
Next Friday Pinky
(2000)
Rush Hour Luke
(1998)

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  Major Players: Ray Ray vs the Monster (announced)
Councilman Ronald Shaw
  Priest the Lost Son (announced)
Superfly, Kilo's dad
  Soul Custody (post-production)
Greg Monaghan
 2018 Chocolate City 3: Live Tour (post-production)
Mr. James Williams
 2018 GangLand (post-production)
Pastor Earl
 2018 Juug Gone Wrong (post-production)
Mr. Johnson
 2018 Sliders (completed)
Mr. Miller
 2017 Misguided Behavior (completed)
Captain Rogers
 2016/I Fade Away (completed)
Eazy
 2018 Fatima's Revenge
Lt. Earl Garrison
 2018 Black Lightning (TV Series)
Reverend Jeremiah Holt
- The Book of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem (2018) ... Reverend Jeremiah Holt
- The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry (2018) ... Reverend Jeremiah Holt
- LaWanda: The Book of Burial (2018) ... Reverend Jeremiah Holt
- LaWanda: The Book of Hope (2018) ... Reverend Jeremiah Holt
 2018 The Family Business (TV Series)
Uncle Lou
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Uncle Lou
- Episode #1.3 ... Uncle Lou
- Episode #1.2 ... Uncle Lou
 2018 Sinners Wanted
Peters
 2018/I Worth
Tony
 2018 Forgotten Son (TV Series)
William
 2016-2018 Saints & Sinners (TV Series)
Rex Fisher
- Where There's Smoke (2018) ... Rex Fisher
- The Devil is in the Details (2018) ... Rex Fisher
- Sinner Takes All (2018) ... Rex Fisher
- He Works in Mysterious Ways (2018) ... Rex Fisher
- Any Means Neccessary (2018) ... Rex Fisher
 2018 Brockmire (TV Series)
Charles Sr.
- Platoon Player (2018) ... Charles Sr.
 2018 5K1
Barry
 2018 A Talent for Trouble
Mr. Wellington
 2018 Dogstar: High School 2
Dogstar High School 2 (English version, voice)
 2018 Couples' Night
Rich
 2018/III Easy Money
Mr. Miller
 2018 The Choir Director
Bishop T.K. Wilson
 2017 Chase Street (TV Series)
Earl
- The Takeover (2017) ... Earl
- The Crab Concept (2017) ... Earl
- Back Door Pilot ... Earl
 2017 Diamond in the Rough
Pastor Davis
 2017 Chasing Titles Vol. 1 (Short)
T Parker
 2017 Tales (TV Series)
Bob Davis
- F*ck the Police (2017) ... Bob Davis
 2017 All Eyez on Me
Floyd
 2017 Schooling Life (Short)
President Adams
 2017 The Hills
Captain Pearson
 2017 LOVE by CHANCE
Donald
 2017 Busted
Marvin
 2017 The Preacher's Son
Bishop T.K. Wilson
 2017 Mountain Top
Larry Fletcher
 2017 My Step Kidz Sitcom 2 (TV Series)
Mr. Stan Miller (2017-2018)
 2016 King of Newark
Juice
 2016 Merry Ex-Mas (TV Movie)
Pastor Jordan
 2016 Flowers Movie
Mr. Waldell
 2016 Guns and Grams
Mr. Marshall
 2016/II Hunting Season
Thomas Curry
 2016 Where Hearts Lie
Carl
 2016 Banger
Chief Crans
 2016 Mann and Wife (TV Series)
Bernard
- Miracle Mann (2016) ... Bernard
 2016 A Weekend with the Family
Dingo Stankershet
 2016 The North Star
Mr. Lee
 2015 Love Won't Let Me Wait
Bishop Buckworth
 2015 The Freight Rider (Short)
William
 2015 A Baby for Christmas (TV Movie)
Gavin
 2015 Black Jesus (TV Series)
- False Witness (2015)
 2015 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Ethan Rydel
- Schizofrenzy (2015) ... Ethan Rydel
 2015 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Gooch
- Tell It Like It Isn't (2015) ... Gooch
 2015 Fear Files (TV Movie)
Detective Owen Marsh (segment "Mama's Boy")
 2014 99 North
Uncle P
 2014 Blood Ransom
Detective Hobbs
 2013 Forbidden Woman
Randall Trace
 2013 Shake
Red
 2013 The Dempsey Sisters
Theo Dempsey
 2013 The Lick Movie
Richard Jacobson
 2013 They Die by Dawn
Deputy Sheriff
 2013 Criminal Behavior
Cedric (rumored)
 2013 Toolbox Murders 2
Detective S. Jackson
 2013 JD Lawrence's Community Service (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop Nixon
- Turn the Other Cheek (2013) ... Bishop Nixon
- Feeding the Spirit (2013) ... Bishop Nixon
- Touched by an Angel (2013) ... Bishop Nixon
 2012 One Blood
Winston
 2012 The Undershepherd
Deacon Roberts
 2012 Unsupervised (TV Series)
Coach Durham
- Black Squirrels (2012) ... (voice)
- Youngbloods (2012) ... Coach Durham (voice)
- Stupid Idiots (2012) ... Coach Durham (voice)
- Field of Dreams... and Dogs (2012) ... Coach Durham (voice)
 2012 The Garage (TV Series)
Marty P. Silverstein / Marty P.
- Should She Stay or Should She Go? (2012) ... Marty P. Silverstein
- The Meeting - Promo (2012) ... Marty P.
 2012 The House of Malik
Uncle Kyle
 2011-2012 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
Daddy Dynamite / Crenshaw the Slime / Black Dynamite's Daddy
- The Pilot (2011) ... Crenshaw the Slime / Black Dynamite's Daddy (voice)
 2012 Somebody's Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Sperry
 2012 Interludes
Blake
 2012 C'mon Man
Rooselvelt Steele
 2012/I Note to Self
Coach Gerald Woodson
 2012 Womack (Short)
Gilly Smalls
 2012 For Richer or Poorer (TV Series)
Mason
 2012 Nicki: A Hip Hop Love Story
Mr. Jamison
 2012 Awake (TV Series)
John Cooper
- Guilty (2012) ... John Cooper
 2012 The Marriage Chronicles
Robert McDaniel
 2012 Dead Money
Leon
 2011 23rd Psalm: Redemption
Lester Wayne
 2011 The Saints of Mt. Christopher
Donald Ray Williams
 2011 She's Still Not Our Sister (TV Series)
Rev. Beckley
 2011 He's Mine Not Yours
Walter
 2011 The Perfect Gift
Michael Sr.
 2011 She's Not Our Sister (TV Movie)
Rev. Beckley
 2011 35 and Ticking
Zane
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series)
C.O. Earls
- Like a Redheaded Stepchild (2011) ... C.O. Earls
 2011 Street Kings 2: Motor City (Video)
Det. Tyrone Fowler
 2011 The Ideal Husband (TV Movie)
Daniel
 2010 Something Like a Business
Sexy Silk
 2010 Love Me or Leave Me (TV Movie)
Cecil
 2010 The Boondocks (TV Series)
1st Prisoner
- A Date with the Booty Warrior (2010) ... 1st Prisoner (voice)
 2009-2010 Army Wives (TV Series)
Terrence Price
- Homefront (2010) ... Terrence Price
- Fire in the Hole (2009) ... Terrence Price
- Coming Home (2009) ... Terrence Price
- Family Readiness (2009) ... Terrence Price
- Incoming (2009) ... Terrence Price
 2010 Heaven Ain't Hard to Find
Big Bill Herod
 2010 When the Lights Go Out (Video)
Freddy
 2010 Let God Be the Judge
Gabriel
 2010 Preacher's Kid
Ike
 2009 Chain Letter
Coach
 2009 Contradictions of the Heart (Video)
Damien
 2009 Busted
Leroy
 2009 Before I Self Destruct (Video)
Sean
 2009/IV Just Another Day
Bowman
 2009 Vicious Circle
Freddy
 2009 Steppin: The Movie
Det. Lewis
 2009 God Send Me a Man
Bishop
 2009 There's a Stranger in My House
Mr. John Moore
 2009 Man of Her Dreams
Senator Marcus Gordon
 2008/I American Dream
Old Skool
 2008 Jada
Terrance
 2008 Jazz in the Diamond District
Blair Morgan
 2008 Internet Dating (Video)
Leroy 'The Pimp'
 2008 The Rimshop
Joe Joe's Father
 2008 3 Dimensions of a Man (Video)
Spencer
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Tom Bernard '08
- Glory Days (2008) ... Tom Bernard '08
 2008 Block Party Madness (Video)
Action Jackson
 2008 Love for Sale
Cinque
 2008 Street Kings
Sergeant Green
 2008 Show Stoppers
Coach
 2008 R&B Chick (Video)
Benjamin
 2008 First Sunday
Officer Eddie King
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Max Devane
- Chinese Box (2007) ... Max Devane
 2007 Father of Lies (Video)
Bishop Calvin Jacobs
 2007 Young Cesar
Ali Dean
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Ray Tillman
- Backfire (2007) ... Ray Tillman
 2007 Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary
Tommy Guns
 2007 Da Block Party 2 (Video)
 2007 Norbit
Earl Latimore
 2006 Faceless (TV Movie)
Langdon Fox
 2006 It Ain't Easy (Video)
Fish
 2006 Day Break (TV Series)
Lt. Romero
- What If They're Stuck? (2006) ... Lt. Romero
 2006 Who Made the Potatoe Salad?
Mr. Jenkins
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Terrance Crowley
- Burn Out (2006) ... Terrance Crowley
 2006/I Confessions
Chauncey
 2006 Eve (TV Series)
Yusef
- Daughter Don't Preach (2006) ... Yusef
- Daddy's Home (2006) ... Yusef
 2005 Knights of the South Bronx (TV Movie)
Cokey
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
Ken Hall
- Daddy's Boy (2005) ... Ken Hall
 2005 The Gospel
Bishop Fred Taylor
 2005 Brothers in Arms
Doc
 2005 The Fabric of a Man (Video)
Blair
 2005 Golden Empire
Old School
 2005 White Men Can't Rap
DaRon
 2005 Rhythm City Volume One: Caught Up (Video)
Big Man
 2004 Choices 2 (Video)
 2004 He Say... She Say... But What Does GOD Say? (Video)
Satin Jones
 2004 Pryor Offenses (TV Movie)
Bucky
 2004 Da Block Party (Video)
Action Jackson
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Melvin 'Big Smoke' Harris / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction (Video short)
Melvin 'Big Smoke' Harris (voice, uncredited)
 2004 Sugar Valentine
Joshua Valentine
 2004 Roscoe's House of Chicken n Waffles (Video)
Mo Fro
 2004/I Ray
Jeff Brown
 2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed
Reggie
 2004 Never Die Alone
Moon
 2003 Tapped Out
Detective Blackman
 2003 Love Chronicles
Thomas
 2003 Crime Partners
Kenyatta
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Dempsey Powers
- Cuba Libre (2003) ... Dempsey Powers
 2003 Third Watch (TV Series)
Joy's Father
- 10-13 (2003) ... Joy's Father
 2002 Banged Out (Video)
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Earl Johnson
- The Good Fight (2002) ... Earl Johnson
 2002 Friday After Next
Pinky
 2002 Ticker (Short)
FBI Agent
 2002 One on One (TV Series)
Coach Guillory
- I Believe I Can Fly: Part 2 (2002) ... Coach Guillory (as Clifton C. Powell)
 2002 Civil Brand
Warden Alan Deese
 2001 Bones
Jeremiah Peet
 1997-2001 Moesha (TV Series)
R.C. / Ray Stokes / Harold Moss
- Scary Marriage (2001) ... R.C.
- Run, Mo, Run (2001) ... R.C.
- Rhythm and Dues (1997) ... Ray Stokes
- Mentor (1997) ... Harold Moss
 2001 The Brothers
Fred Smith
 2000 Lockdown
Malachi Young
 2000 A Private Affair (TV Movie)
Isaiah
 2000 The Parkers (TV Series)
Mr. Alexander
- A Simple Plan (2000) ... Mr. Alexander
 2000 Hot Boyz (Video)
Saint
 2000 Linc's (TV Series)
Suntza
- East Meets West (2000) ... Suntza
 2000 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
James Jackson
- Thunderhawk (2000) ... James Jackson
 2000 Next Friday
Pinky
 1999 Ryan Caulfield: Year One (TV Series)
Lt. Keith Vaughn
- Po-Piggity and Other Racial Slurs (1999) ... Lt. Keith Vaughn
- Pilot (1999) ... Lt. Keith Vaughn
 1999 No Tomorrow
Styles
 1999 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (TV Movie)
Frazier Johnson
 1999 Foolish
Everette Washington
 1999 The Breaks
Cosmo
 1999 Safe House
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Selma, Lord, Selma (1999) ... Martin Luther King, Jr.
 1998 Rush Hour
Luke
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Lawrence Roberts
 1998 In the House (TV Series)
Eddie
- Working Overtime: Part 2 (1998) ... Eddie
- Working Overtime: Part 1 (1998) ... Eddie
 1998 The Pentagon Wars (TV Movie)
Sgt. Benjamin Dalton
 1998 Caught Up
Herbert / Frank Lowden
 1998 Deep Rising
Mason
 1998 Phantoms
Gen. Leland Copperfield
 1997 Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (TV Series)
Bob Williams
- 4 Points ... Bob Williams
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
 1993-1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Gerald / Frankie / Lewis Futrel
- As Flies to Careless Boys... (1997) ... Gerald / Frankie
- Oscar, Meyer, Weiner (1993) ... Lewis Futrel
 1997 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Mazi
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
King (uncredited)
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Elvin Barnes
- Is It a Crime? (1997) ... Elvin Barnes
 1997 Riot (TV Movie)
Steve (segment "Homecoming Day")
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Mr. Burns
- Last Call (1997) ... Mr. Burns
 1997 High Incident (TV Series)
- Black & Blue (1997)
 1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Captain Brooks
- First Shoot (1996) ... Captain Brooks
- Pilot (1996)
 1993-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ralph Danton / Det. Eddie Flowers
- Big Easy Murder (1995) ... Ralph Danton
- Lone Witness (1993) ... Det. Eddie Flowers
 1995 Simon (TV Series)
John Doe
- Simon's Ship Comes In (1995) ... John Doe
- Simon Goes on a Date (1995) ... John Doe
- Watch This (1995) ... John Doe
 1995 Dead Presidents
Cutty
 1995 Divas (TV Movie)
Bobby
 1994 Renegade (TV Series)
J.J. Corvell
- Way Down Yonder in New Orleans (1994) ... J.J. Corvell
 1994 Nowhere to Hide (TV Movie)
Braddock
 1994 Green Dolphin Beat (TV Movie)
Armstrong
 1994 South Central (TV Series)
Bobby Deavers
- Date (1994) ... Bobby Deavers
- Dog (1994) ... Bobby Deavers
- Gun: Part 2 (1994) ... Bobby Deavers
- Gun: Part 1 (1994) ... Bobby Deavers
- Men (1994) ... Bobby Deavers
 1992-1994 Roc (TV Series)
Andre Thompson / Andre
- You Shouldn't Have to Lie (1994) ... Andre Thompson
- Brothers (1994) ... Andre Thompson
- Citizen Roc: Part 2 (1994) ... Andre Thompson
- Citizen Roc: Part 1 (1994) ... Andre
 1993-1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Eddie
- David Goes Skiing (1994) ... Eddie
- Shades of Acceptance (1993) ... Eddie
- David's Van (1993) ... Eddie
 1993 Menace II Society
Chauncy
 1993 Conflict of Interest
Det. Oakes
 1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Henry Cowen
- The Leftover Man: Part 2 (1993) ... Henry Cowen
- The Leftover Man: Part 1 (1993) ... Henry Cowen
 1992 Martin (TV Series)
Younger Cop
- The Great Payne Robbery (1992) ... Younger Cop
 1992 3 Ninjas
FBI Agent Kurl
 1992 Deep Cover
Leland
 1990-1991 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Jermaine Watkins / Mugger
- Opening Farewell (1991) ... Jermaine Watkins
- Promises to Keep (1990) ... Mugger
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Director
- Nevertheless (1991) ... Director
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Security Guard
- The Trial: Part 1 (1991) ... Security Guard
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Admitting Clerk
- The Great Waldo (1991) ... Admitting Clerk
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series)
Cop
- Potts Don't Fail Me Now (1990) ... Cop
 1990 Heat Wave (TV Movie)
Rioter 1
 1990 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Luther Fraction
- Payback (1990) ... Luther Fraction
 1990 House Party
Sharane's Brother
 1984 Alphabet City
Ramon
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Release of Jamie Foxx's music video for "Blame It," which premiered on 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000); and was directed by Hype Williams; with appearances by Ron Howard; Forest Whitaker; Jake Gyllenhaal; Samuel L. Jackson; Quincy Jones; Cedric the Entertainer; Morris Chestnut; Clifton Powell; Alex Thomas; DeRay Davis; Joe; ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Clifton C. Powell

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Winner of several NAACP awards

Star Sign:

Pisces

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