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Born: November 29, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Born in Kansas City, MO
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Raised in Lincoln, NE and Denver, CO
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Had first acting role in a fifth grade production of "Charlotte's Web"; cast as the rat Templeton
1985:
Feature film debut, "Moving Violations"
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Acted with the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN and with the New York Shakespeare Festival in NYC's Central Park
1987:
TV debut, guest shot on "Hill Street Blues" (NBC)
1988:
Played pivotal role of Rocket, a murderous gang member, in the drama "Colors"
1991:
Starred and co-wrote the theme for the unsold NBC comedy pilot "In the House"
1992:
TV series debut as the overly competent hotel manager in "The Golden Palace," the CBS spin-off of "The Golden Girls"
1993:
Played recurring role of Bennie on "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" (ABC)
1993:
Played district attorney Jonathan Littleton on the CBS drama series "Picket Fences"
1995:
Breakthrough role as Mouse, the psychopathic sidekick to Denzel Washington's Easy Rawlings in "Devil in a Blue Dress"
1997:
Co-starred in John Singleton's underrated "Rosewood" as a piano teacher who stands up to racists
1997:
Appeared as porn star Buck Swope in "Boogie Nights"
1998:
Had featured role of L.D., a moralist gang leader, in "Bulworth"
1998:
Cast as Sammy Davis Jr in the HBO movie "The Rat Pack"; received Emmy nomination
1998:
Played Snoopy, a psychopathic killer in Steven Soderbergh's "Out of Sight," co- starring George Clooney
1999:
Starred in the HBO adaptation of "A Lesson Before Dying"; received Emmy nomination
2000:
Reteamed with Soderbergh to play a DEA agent in "Traffic"
2000:
Wrote and directed the digital film "The Jesse Borr Story"
2001:
Portrayed the manager-lover of a troubled rock singer in "Things Behind the Sun"; screened at Sundance
2001:
Acted opposite Jeffery Wright in Suzan-Lori Parks' off-Broadway drama, "Topdog/Underdog"; was unable to recreate role on Broadway in 2002 due to scheduling conflicts
2001:
Again collaborated with Clooney and Soderbergh for the "Ocean's Eleven" remake
2002:
Had a recurring role on the NBC drama "ER" as Paul Nathan, a med student who suffers from Parkinson's disease; received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (2003)
2003:
Received Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for <i>Fear Itself</i>
2004:
Reunited with original cast for "Ocean's Twelve" again directed by Steven Soderbergh
2004:
Portrayed Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsis refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Terry George's "Hotel Rwanda"; received a Golden Globe, SAG and an Oscar nomination for Best Actor
2004:
Cast opposite Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and Jack Thompson in "The Assassination of Richard Nixon"
2005:
Produced and starred in Paul Haggis' directorial debut "Crash," a multicharacter study of L.A. race relations; earned a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2007:
Re-teamed with the original cast for "Ocean's 13"
2007:
Portrayed Ralph 'Petey' Greene, a real-life ex-con-turned-radio and TV host in "Talk to Me"; earned an Independent Spirit Award Nomination for Best Actor
2009:
Co-starred in "Hotel for Dogs," a film adaptation of the Lois Duncan novel of the same name
2010:
Cast in Antoine Fuqua's "Brooklyn's Finest"
2010:
Replaced Terrence Howard as Jim Rhodes, best friend to Downey's Tony Stark for "Iron Man 2"
2012:
Cast as a highly successful and cutthroat management consultant on Showtime series "House of Lies"
2012:
Co-starred with Denzel Washington in "Flight"

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