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Born: December 28, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1979:
Acted in CBS miniseries "Flesh and Blood"
1979:
Appeared in New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF) production of "Coriolanus"
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Worked in New York with New Federal Theater and Negro Ensemble Company
1981:
Originated role of PFC Melvin Peterson in Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-winning "A Soldier's Play" at the Negro Ensemble Theater
1982:
TV series debut as regular playing Dr Phillip Chandler on the NBC medical drama "St. Elsewhere"
1984:
Earned critical praise for reprising Peterson in Norman Jewison's film "A Soldier's Story"; adapted from Fuller's play
1987:
Made Broadway debut in disastrous run of Ron Milner's "Checkmates"
1989:
U.S. debut as feature lead, "The Mighty Quinn"
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Founded Mundy Lane Entertainment, named for the street on which he grew up
1991:
Essayed title role in NYSF production of "Richard III"
1992:
Excelled as a carpet salesman in the small art film "Mississippi Masala"
1993:
Displayed his Shakespearean chops as Don Pedro in Kenneth Brannagh's film adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing"
1995:
Executive produced the TV documentary "Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream" (TBS)
1996:
Acted opposite Whitney Houston in Penny Marshall's "The Preacher's Wife"
1996:
Re-teamed with Zwick for "Courage Under Fire"
1997:
Made directing debut with "In Harm's Way," a music video for the Winans
1998:
Re-teamed with Lee for "He Got Game"
1998:
Third film with Edward Zwick, "The Siege"
2003:
Portrayed Chief Detective Matt Whitlock in the thriller "Out of Time"
2005:
Starred as Brutus in the Broadway production of "Julius Caesar"
2006:
Re-teamed with director Tony Scott for the thriller, "Deja Vu"
2007:
Directed (also acted) "The Great Debaters"; a true story based on the Wiley College debate team in the 1930s
2010:
Played the lead role in "The Book of Eli," a post-apocalyptic drama directed by the Hughes brothers
2010:
Re-teamed with Tony Scott for "Unstoppable"
2012:
Played a fugitive on the run with a CIA agent (Ryan Reynolds) in "Safe House"

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