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1. Damon Gupton

Actor | Bates Motel

Damon Gupton is an actor and producer, known for Bates Motel (2013), The Divide (2014) and Whiplash (2014).

2. Mahershala Ali

Actor | House of Cards

Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.

This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...

3. Mike Colter

Actor | Luke Cage

Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film "A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and ...

4. Frankie Faison

Actor | Coming to America

Frankie Faison was born on June 10, 1949 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for Coming to America (1988), White Chicks (2004) and Maximum Overdrive (1986). He has been married to Jane Mandel since December 26, 1988. They have three children.

5. Rob Morgan

Actor | Mudbound

Rob Morgan is an actor, known for Mudbound (2017), Stranger Things (2016) and Daredevil (2015).

6. Maestro Harrell

Actor | The Wire

Maestro Harrell was born on July 29, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Fear the Walking Dead (2015) and Teen Titans GO! to the Movies (2018).

7. Billy Brown

Actor | The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Billy Brown is an actor, known for The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Star Trek (2009) and Race to Witch Mountain (2009).

8. Kendrick Sampson

Actor | How to Get Away with Murder

Kendrick Sampson was born as Kendrick Smith Sampson. He is an actor and producer, known for How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and Gracepoint (2014).

9. Andre Ward

Actor | Creed

Andre Ward was born on February 23, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Creed (2015), Creed II (2018) and FBI: Most Wanted (2020). He has been married to Tiffany since 2009. They have four children.

10. Chris Chalk

Actor | When They See Us

Chris Chalk was born as Christopher Eugene Chalk. He is an actor and director, known for When They See Us (2019), Perry Mason (2020) and Detroit (2017).

11. Reggie Austin

Actor | Agent Carter

Reggie Austin was born on January 7, 1979 in Peekskill, New York. As a theater studies major at Yale University, he appeared in numerous stage productions, including starring roles in Macbeth and Othello. After graduation, Reggie moved to New York City, where he performed on stage and in several ...

12. Tristan Mack Wilds

Actor | Half Nelson

Tristan Wilds was born in Staten Island, New York. In 2005, at the age of 15, Tristan made his television debut as AJ in the mini-series Miracle Boys. After that, he took his talents to a different venue and tried his hand in theater. He worked with Phylicia Rashad and the Roundabout Theater ...

14. Dayo Okeniyi

Actor | Run Sweetheart Run

Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-nii-yii) began performing on the stage in elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the The United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were ...

15. Hampton Fluker

Actor | The Blind Side

Hampton Fluker is an actor, known for The Blind Side (2009), Patriots Day (2016) and Instant Family (2018).

15. Anthony Chisholm

Actor | Premium Rush

Anthony Chisholm is an actor, known for Premium Rush (2012), 13 (2010) and Going in Style (2017).

16. Shameik Moore

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Born in Atlanta of Jamaican descent, Shameik Moore booked his first lead role of Malcolm in Rick Famuyiwa's Dope (2015), produced by Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi. The film, which is narrated by Forest Whitaker, also stars Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Zoë Kravitz, Kimberly Elise and ...

17. Quincy Brown

Actor | Dope

Also known as Quincy Combs, he is the son of model and actress Kim Porter and Sean 'Diddy' Combs. Quincy is a singer, model and actor. His biological father is 80's New Jack Swing singer Al B. Sure!. Quincy was born on June 4, 1991 in New York, he was named after his godfather music legend Quincy ...

18. Rick Fox

Actor | Shameless

Born in Toronto, Rick Fox moved to the Bahamas when he was very young. His father is Afro-Bahamian, and his mother, who is Canadian, is of Italian and Scottish descent. Rick went to Warsaw Indiana high school as an exchange student and played basketball there. A complaint was filed about his ...

20. Colman Domingo

Actor | Lincoln

Mr. Domingo has been honored by the Newport Beach Film Festival as a 2018 Artist of Distinction. He has starred in the films Lincoln, The Butler, Selma, The Birth of a Nation and If Beale Street Could Talk. He has been nominated for a Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and Drama League Award. An actor, ...

21. Tobias Truvillion

Actor | Brooklyn's Finest

Tobias Truvillion was born on October 1, 1975 in Flushing, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Brooklyn's Finest (2009), One Life to Live (1968) and Hitch (2005).

22. Donald Glover

Actor | Solo: A Star Wars Story

The multi-talented Donald Glover is a writer, actor, musician, comedian, producer and director, who performs under the stage names Childish Gambino and mcDJ. He was born Donald McKinley Glover at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (...

23. Elliot Knight

Actor | American Gothic

Elliot Knight grew up in the city of Birmingham, UK where he took a keen interest in the arts and drama, soon after, winning awards for his talents, including his school's standout award for Drama Excellence and an additional Regional Acting title from Birmingham City Council for his leading role ...

24. Sterling K. Brown

Actor | Black Panther

Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown stars in NBC's Emmy and Golden Globe nominated drama series THIS IS US. For his role as Randall Pearson, Brown won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a Golden Globe, becoming the first African American actor to win his ...

25. Thomas Q. Jones

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

Thomas Q. Jones is a captivating force on and off the field. While best known as an unstoppable all-time leading running back that played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL), Jones has turned his post-NFL focus to the world of acting in both film and television, and the world of ...

26. Quincy Chad

Actor | Orange Is the New Black

Quincy Chad was born as Quincy Chad Francis. He is an actor, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Power (2014) and The Get Down (2016).

27. Ron Cephas Jones

Actor | This Is Us

Ron Cephas Jones is an actor, known for This Is Us (2016), Luke Cage (2016) and Half Nelson (2006).

28. Marque Richardson

Actor | Dear White People

Marque Richardson was born on October 23, 1985 in San Diego, California, USA as Marque Richardson Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), True Blood (2008) and The Exam (2011).

29. Erik LaRay Harvey

Actor | Luke Cage

Erik LaRay Harvey is an actor, known for Luke Cage (2016), Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Twister (1996). He hails from the Anacostia neighborhood in south-east Washington D.C. As a young man, his family resided in Togo, Senegal, Tanzania and Kenya. He went on to study acting at NYU Tisch School of ...

30. David Gyasi

Actor | Interstellar

David Gyasi was born on January 2, 1980 in Hammersmith, London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Interstellar (2014), Cloud Atlas (2012) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

31. Yohance Myles

Actor | Hours

Yohance Myles is an actor, known for Hours (2013), The Host (2013) and 2 Guns (2013).

32. Mykel Shannon Jenkins

Actor | Undisputed III: Redemption

Mykel Shannon Jenkins, born in Biloxi, Mississippi, to an officer in the United States Air Force, traveled with his family across the United States. With his parents and two siblings, Mykel finally settled in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he graduated from Bonnabel High School and, thereafter, ...

33. Charlie Hudson III

Actor | Shades of Blue

Charlie Hudson III is an actor, known for Shades of Blue (2016), Forever (2014) and Complete Unknown (2016).

34. Ashley Thomas

Actor | Top Boy

Ashley Thomas is an English television, theatre, and film actor. He was selected as part of Screen International's Stars of Tomorrow 2012. He attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts. He was born in London. His mother is Jamaican and his father is Dominican. He is also an award winning musician...

35. Anthony 'Treach' Criss

Actor | Feast

Anthony 'Treach' Criss was born on December 2, 1970 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Feast (2005), Money Talks (1997) and Nothing to Lose (1997). He was previously married to Pepa.

36. Sticky Fingaz

Actor | Flight of the Phoenix

Sticky Fingaz was born on November 3, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Kirk Jones. He is an actor, known for Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Next Friday (2000) and The Bag Man (2014).

37. Reginald L. Barnes

Actor | Blue Bloods

Reginald L. Barnes was born on September 28, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Reginald Leon Barnes. He is known for his work on Blue Bloods (2010), Chintu Ka Birthday (2019) and Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019).

38. Khary Payton

Actor | The Walking Dead

Khary Payton (born May 16, 1972) is an American actor and voice actor best known for his voice role of the DC Comics character Cyborg across various films, cartoons and video games. He is also known for his live action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead.

In 1986, Payton was a ...

39. Peter De Jersey

Actor | The Bank Job

Peter De Jersey is an actor, known for The Bank Job (2008), Atlantis (2013) and National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera (2016).

40. Malachi Kirby

Actor | Curfew

Malachi Kirby was born on September 20, 1989 in England. He is an actor, known for Curfew (2019), Devils (2020) and Roots (2016).

41. Devon Terrell

Actor | Barry

Devon Terrell is an actor, known for Barry (2016), Ophelia (2018) and The Professor (2018).

42. Jason Mitchell

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

Jason Mitchell is an American actor. He had roles in the films Contraband (2012) and Broken City (2013), both of which starred Mark Wahlberg. In 2015, Mitchell played Compton rapper Eazy-E in the biopic Straight Outta Compton (2015), with his performance being met with significant praise by critics...

43. Jimmy Akingbola

Actor | Spectral

Jimmy Akingbola was born in 1978 in Plaistow, London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Spectral (2016), Arrow (2012) and Holby City (1999).

44. Victor Williams

Actor | The Affair

Victor Williams was born on September 19, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Affair (2014), Sneaky Pete (2015) and The King of Queens (1998).

45. Bryshere Y. Gray

Actor | Empire

Bryshere Y. Gray is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The New Edition Story (2017) and Canal Street (2018).

46. Keith Powers

Actor | Before I Fall

Keith Powers is an up-and-coming leading man set up for a powerful 2018. Keith was most recently seen appearing as a series regular in the Freeform drama, Famous in Love, which premiered in 2017 and has been renewed for a second, set to premiere in April. This role follows Keith's project in the ...

47. Elijah Kelley

Actor | Hairspray

Elijah Kelley was born on August 1, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Hairspray (2007), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) and Strange Magic (2015).

48. Algee Smith

Actor | The New Edition Story

Algee Smith is an actor, known for The New Edition Story (2017), Detroit (2017) and Earth to Echo (2014).

49. Wood Harris

Actor | Remember the Titans

Harris was born Sherwin David Harris in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Mattie Harris. However, he works under his nickname, "Wood". Attended New York University Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School. Has performed in many films and various stage productions including plays by August Wilson, ...

50. Melvin Jackson Jr.

Actor | The New Edition Story

Melvin Jackson Jr, is an Emmy nominated Actor, as well as a Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director and CEO of Urban Vision Entertainment. He started out in the entertainment business when he was 18 years old managing music Artist. He will soon direct his first feature film Sex, Lies and The things ...

51. Luke James

Actor | Black Nativity

Luke James was born as Luke James Boyd. He is an actor, known for Black Nativity (2013), Star (2016) and Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018).

52. Woody McClain

Actor | The New Edition Story

Woody McClain was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue a career as a professional dancer. He has since performed with numerous artists including Chris Brown and Fifth Harmony.

After excelling in his career as a ...

53. Michael Ealy

Actor | Barbershop

Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop (2002). When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway ...

54. Evan Ross

Actor | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Evan Ross was born on August 26, 1988 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Evan Olav Næss. He is an actor, known for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and ATL (2006). He has been married to Ashlee Simpson since August 30, 2014. They have one ...

55. Steven Silver

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

Steven Silver is an actor, known for 13 Reasons Why (2017), The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019) and All the Little Things We Kill (2019).

56. Wesley Jonathan

Actor | What I Like About You

Born in Los Angeles, Jonathan spent four years living in Germany as a youth and still speaks some German. He first became interested in show business when his cousin Crystal brought him along on her acting auditions. At age nine, he asked his cousin to let him audition, and within six months got ...

57. Jarod Joseph

Actor | Coded

Few actors are able to create a diverse and impressive body of work as quickly as Jarod Joseph has. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Jarod grew up as an athlete, excelling in both hockey and basketball. Always the entertainer, Jarod never considered a career in the entertainment industry until a friend ...

58. Enspirit

Actor | Rebirth

Born on the north side of California, in the small town of Redwood City, California, Eric grew up with an artist driven lifestyle at an early age. At the age of 5 he was diagnosed with, which some call, one of the most deadliest cancers, Wilms' tumor. Alongside the prayers, Eric had a creative and ...

59. Jemar Michael

Actor | Dear White People

Jemar Michael is an actor, known for Dear White People (2014), Dear White People (2017) and I Am (2013).

60. Lance Reddick

Actor | John Wick

Lance Reddick was born on June 7, 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lance Solomon Reddick. He is an actor and producer, known for John Wick (2014), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) and White House Down (2013). He has been married to Stephanie Diane Day since June 2011. He was previously married to ...

61. Sergio Harford

Actor | Extant

Sergio Harford made his network television regular debut opposite Oscar award winning actor Halle Berry in the highly anticipated CBS series "Extant". Coming off a very successful stint working in commercials and print campaigns, Harford is excited to be beginning his television and film career ...

62. Jason Wesley

Actor | Powers

Jason Wesley is known for his work on Powers (2015), Flight World War II (2015) and Satisfaction (2014).

63. Cleo Anthony

Actor | Divergent

Cleo Anthony is an actor, known for Divergent (2014), THE PREY: Legend of Karnoctus (2020) and Transparent (2014).

64. ASAP Rocky

Soundtrack | Dope

American rapper from Harlem, New York City. Rakim is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. Rocky released his debut mix-tape Live. Love. ASAP, in 2011. The success of his mix-tape led to a record deal with Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records, and Sony Music ...

65. Adrian Holmes

Actor | Skyscraper

With over 100 film and television credits to his name, award-winning actor, Adrian Holmes, has become one to watch in the entertainment industry through the diverse and dynamic characters he has brought to life on screen. Holmes stars in Netflix's vampire-drama series, "V Wars" based on the popular...

66. Jordan Calloway

Actor | Black Lightning

Jordan Calloway is an actor and producer, known for Black Lightning (2018), Riverdale (2017) and Countdown (2019).

67. William Catlett

Producer | Malcolm

William Catlett is an actor and producer, known for Malcolm (2019), Left 4 Dead: Impulse 76 Fan Film (2011) and 84 (2018).

68. DeVaughn Nixon

Actor | The Bodyguard

Born and raised in Los Angeles, DeVaughn Nixon has been working in the industry for over twenty years. He began with roles in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," "The Bodyguard" and over the years was featured in several TV series including "JAG," "The Unit," "The Game" and more. His father is former NBA...

69. Roger Cross

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Roger Cross was born on October 19, 1969 in Christiana, Jamaica. He is an actor, known for The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Continuum (2012) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).

70. Omar Sy

Actor | Intouchables

Omar Sy was born on January 20, 1978 in Trappes, Yvelines, France. He is an actor and writer, known for The Intouchables (2011), Jurassic World (2015) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). He has been married to Hélène since July 6, 2007. They have four children.

71. Alfred Enoch

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Alfred Lewis Enoch was born December 2, 1988 in Westminster, London, England, the son of English actor William Russell (William Russell Enoch) and Brazilian doctor Etheline Margareth Lewis. He is an actor, known for his role as Dean Thomas in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) (2001), ...

72. Brian Stokes Mitchell

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Brian Stokes Mitchell was born on October 31, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Prince of Egypt (1998), Ghost Dad (1990) and Trapper John, M.D. (1979). He has been married to Allyson Tucker since September 3, 1994. They have one child.

73. Melvin Gregg

Actor | The Way Back

Melvin Gregg is an American Actor and Social Media Entertainer. He was born to parents, Constance Gregg and Melvin Vaughan in Portsmouth, Virginia. He is the only brother to 6 sisters. Before moving to Los Angeles to pursue entertainment Melvin studied marketing at Old Dominion University. Aside ...

74. Bashir Salahuddin

Actor | Snatched

Bashir Salahuddin was born on June 30, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Snatched (2017), Sherman's Showcase (2019) and A Simple Favor (2018).

75. Demetrius Grosse

Actor | Rampage

Demetrius Grosse was born on February 26, 1981 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Rampage (2018), 13 Hours (2016) and Banshee (2013).

76. Brandon Scott

Actor | The Last of Us

Brandon Scott was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. He is an actor, known for The Last of Us (2013), Stand Up Guys (2012) and Wreck-It Ralph (2012).

78. Eka Darville

Actor | Jessica Jones

Eka Darville was born on April 11, 1989 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He is an actor, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Her Smell (2018) and The Sapphires (2012).

79. Sean Dominic

Actor | Makeup X Breakup

Sean Dominic is an actor, known for Makeup X Breakup (2016), Running Out Of Time (2018) and Code 13: Unreadable (2020).

80. Dorian Missick

Actor | Southland

Dorian Missick was born on January 15, 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Southland (2009), Lucky Number Slevin (2006) and Big Words (2013). He has been married to Simone Missick since February 19, 2012.

81. Trevante Rhodes

Actor | Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes was born as Trevante Nemour Rhodes. He is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), The Predator (2018) and Bird Box (2018).

82. Michael J Ferguson

Actor | Power

Michael J Ferguson is an actor, known for Power (2014) and Power Confidential (2019).

83. Deric Augustine

Actor | Cloak & Dagger

Deric Augustine is an actor originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. As a teenager, Deric started his career in the arts as a theater performer. He later graduated from the University of New Orleans where he studied Theatre and Drama. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City where he continued his...

84. Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

Born in New York. Grew up in Philadelphia with his parents and little sister. Attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graduated and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2003.

85. Jessie T. Usher

Actor | The Boys

Born a leap year child he excelled academically from elementary through high school as a top honor student. He graduated class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying culinary arts and earning the honor of being a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

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86. Method Man

Actor | How High

Method Man was born on April 1, 1971 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA as Clifford Smith. He is an actor, known for How High (2001), Garden State (2004) and Method & Red (2004). He has been married to Tamika Smith since March 3, 2001.

87. Isaach De Bankolé

Actor | Casino Royale

Isaach De Bankolé, César Award-winning actor, was born on the Ivory Coast. He was discovered on the streets of Paris while studying to be an airline pilot. He has a degree in acting from Cours Simon and a Masters in Mathematics from the Universite de Paris. Most recently, he has appeared in the ...

88. Robbie Jones

Actor | Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

Robbie Jones was born on September 25, 1977 in California, USA. He is an actor, known for Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013), Hellcats (2010) and Hurricane Season (2009).



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