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Actor Omar Dorsey was born in Decatur, Georgia in 1975. Voted "Most Likely to Do Anything" in high school, Dorsey began studying acting under famed thespian Afemo Omilami when he was just 13 years old. Dorsey's first film appearance came in the raunchy 2000 college comedy "Road Trip." That same year he appeared in an episode of the series "The Jersey" (Disney Channel 1999-2004). Throughout the 2000s, Dorsey appeared in a wide range of television and film projects, including "Juwanna Mann" (2002), "Drumline" (2002), "Yes, Dear" (CBS, 2000-06), "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-11), and "The Blind Side" (2009). In 2010 Dorsey landed a recurring role on crime drama "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT 2010-16). He followed this up the following year with the role of Dontel Benjamin on comedy series "Eastbound & Down" (HBO 2009-13). Dorsey also appeared as civil rights activist James Orange in Ava DuVernay's film "Selma" (2014), about the Alabama Civil Rights marches.

Actor Omar Dorsey was born in Decatur, Georgia in 1975. Voted "Most Likely to Do Anything" in high school, Dorsey began studying acting under famed thespian Afemo Omilami when he was just 13 years old. Dorsey's first film appearance came in the raunchy 2000 college comedy "Road Trip." That same year he appeared in an episode of the series "The Jersey" (Disney Channel 1999-2004). Throughout the 2000s, Dorsey appeared in a wide range of television and film projects, including "Juwanna Mann" (2002), "Drumline" (2002), "Yes, Dear" (CBS, 2000-06), "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-11), and "The Blind Side" (2009). In 2010 Dorsey landed a recurring role on crime drama "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT 2010-16). He followed this up the following year with the role of Dontel Benjamin on comedy series "Eastbound & Down" (HBO 2009-13). Dorsey also appeared as civil rights activist James Orange in Ava DuVernay's film "Selma" (2014), about the Alabama Civil Rights marches.

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 Dog Eat Dog (2016)
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 9 Rides (2016)
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 Selma (2014)
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 Wronged Man, The (2010)
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 Blind Side, The (2009)
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 Starsky & Hutch (2004) Lamall
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2000:
Made big-screen debut in "Road Trip"
2014:
Appeared in the acclaimed "Selma"
2004:
Appeared in "Starsky & Hutch"
2009:
Played Big Tony in the acclaimed film "The Blind Side"
2012:
Played Chicken Charlie in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"
2014:
Appeared in an arc on the crime thriller series "Ray Donovan"
2016:
Joined the cast of the series "Aquarius"
2016:
Appeared in a recurring role on series "Queen Sugar"
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