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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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He Got Billz
He Got Billz Past Due / Bill Cosby
(2005)
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Neighborhood Thug
(2005)
Escape from Capture
(2011)

Filmography

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  American Zealot (pre-production)
Gang Member
 2016 Guarding Grace (Short) (completed)
 2018/I Without You
Detective St. James
 2018 A Place in Hell
Harrison Graves
 2018 Swing the Sugar Shack (Short)
Trip
 2017 Swing-The Dilemmas (Short)
Trip
 2016/I Swing (Short)
Trip
 2014 Underground Kings (TV Series)
Horse
- The Reveal (2014) ... Horse
- The Setup (2014) ... Horse
 2014 Top Five
Inmate (uncredited)
 2014 Cymbeline
Rome Policeman
 2014 The Layoff (Short)
Lyle
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Riot Guard (uncredited)
 2014 Assumption of Risk
Rudy
 2014 Trip and Mary Jane (Short)
Trip
 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 Dead Man Down
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 2013 Failosophy (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Pilot (2013) ... Security Guard
 2011 Escape from Capture (Video)
Jemmy
 2011 Real Men Wear Pink
Lowery
 2011 If It Ain't Got That Swing (Video)
Trip
 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)
Rosie
 2009 Brothers Incorporated (Short)
Mims
 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)
Terrance
- 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)
James
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Detective
- 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)
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Alternate Names:

Atif R. Lanier

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Of all the movies made there are two movies I can relate to the most. House Party and Boyz n the hood. So much to the point I get chills when I watch them! See more »

Trivia:

Has production company entitle HarMageddo Entertainment, which means Armageddon in Hebrew. See more »

Trademark:

His body

Nickname:

Teef Geez See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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