Preston Tate Jr.

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As a 2012 Non-Equity Jeff Award Nominee for Best Principle Actor, a 2012 Black Theatre Alliance Award Winner for The Denzel Washington Award for Most Promising Actor and a 2012 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Winner for Best Actor, Preston Tate Jr., has made a name for himself in the Chicago industry. He has been active for several years with work in ... See full bio »

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  Recipiphany (Short) (post-production)
Homeless Man
 2017 Patriot (TV Series)
Fourth Guy
- McMillan Man (2017) ... Fourth Guy
 2016 Empire (TV Series)
- Time Shall Unfold (2016) ... Patron
 2016 Southside with You
 2015 Cowl Girl (TV Series short)
- Pilot ... Bobby
 2015 Unexpected
 2014 Unknown Unknown (Short)
Stockboy #1
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Bag Boy
- Lazarus (2014) ... Bag Boy
 2014 Sirens (TV Series)
Dude #2
- Alcohol Related Injury (2014) ... Dude #2
 2013 The Persistence of Loss (Short)
 2013 Critical Nexus
Teen Boy 1
 2012 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
- One Minute (2012) ... Lamar
 2010 Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory (TV Series)
- The Big Night (2010) ... Nate
- Shareholders Meeting (2010) ... Nate
 2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
- Nobody's Home/Unknown Soldier (2010) ... Tagger
 2010 Love's Illusion (Short)
Wayne the Delivery Guy
 2009 Never Have I Ever
Josh Tobin
 2008 The Poker House
Black Teen (uncredited)

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(2011-2012 Season) He acted in Tracy Letts's play, "Superior Donuts," at the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Preston Tate Jr. and Susan Monts-Bologna in the cast. David Woolley was the fight coordinator.


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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He was nominated for a 2012 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Superior Donuts," at the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.

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