Things Are Black, Dark Chocolate Actors

by deonflood12 | created - 14 Jan 2012 | updated - 14 Jan 2012 | Public

1. Gary 'G. Thang' Johnson

Actor | Disaster Movie

Gary 'G. Thang' Johnson is an actor and writer, known for Disaster Movie (2008), Moneyball (2011) and Flashforward (2009).

2. LeVar Burton

Actor | Star Trek: Generations

LeVar Burton was born on February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998). He has been married to Stephanie ...

3. Ben Vereen

Actor | All That Jazz

Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy. His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. "The theater was my first training ground. It taught me...

4. Mykelti Williamson

Actor | Forrest Gump

Perhaps best remembered for his touching performance as "Bubba" opposite Tom Hanks in the Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump (1994), Mykelti Williamson is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, who has been steadily honing his craft since he first began acting professionally at the age ...

5. Jason Weaver

Soundtrack | The Lion King

Born on July 18, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, Jason Weaver has always been surrounded by the world of entertainment. His mother Kitty Haywood, a legendary studio singer, was a staple in his young life and encouraged his pursuit of singing as well as acting. In being surrounded by the some of the best...

6. Poncho Hodges

Actor | Law & Order

Poncho Hodges attended The University of Colorado on a basketball scholarship. He played an entire pre-season with the Los Angeles Lakers before being released, and also played basketball in countries such as Israel, France, Turkey, and Japan.

After retirement from basketball, he attended North ...

7. B.J. Britt

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

B.J. Britt is an actor, known for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Peaceful Warrior (2006) and Vampires Suck (2010).

8. Benjamin A. Onyango

Actor | Tears of the Sun

Benjamin A. Onyango was born in Nairobi, Kenya as Benjamin Alfred Onyango Ochieng. He is an actor and writer, known for Tears of the Sun (2003), God's Not Dead (2014) and Beautifully Broken (2018).

9. Tony Tambi

Actor | Bob Hearts Abishola

Tony Tambi is a Nigerian-born, Cameroon-raised, U.S based actor and filmmaker. After spending the first seven years of his life in Nigeria and the next fourteen in Cameroon, he moved to Mankato, Minnesota in 1999 to further his education. Four years later, armed with an Accounting Degree, he ...

10. Jackie Long

Actor | ATL

Jackie Long was born on October 23, 1981 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for ATL (2006), The Comebacks (2007) and Idlewild (2006).

11. Lance Gross

Actor | House of Payne

Lance Gross was born on July 8, 1981 in Oakland, California, USA as Lance Darnell Gross. He is an actor and producer, known for House of Payne (2006), Sleepy Hollow (2013) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013). He has been married to Rebecca Jefferson since May 23, 2015. They ...

12. Nicoye Banks

Actor | Invincible

Nicoye Banks is known for his work on Invincible (2006), Green Zone (2010) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

13. Malik Yoba

Actor | Cool Runnings

Malik Yoba was born on September 17, 1967 in Bronx, New York, USA as Abdul-Malik Yoba. He is an actor and writer, known for Cool Runnings (1993), New York Undercover (1994) and Cop Land (1997). He has been married to Cat Wilson since December 21, 2003. He was previously married to Trisha Mann.

14. Michael Jai White

Actor | Black Dynamite

Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White ...

15. Lamman Rucker

Actor | Why Did I Get Married?

Born in Pittsburgh, his mother had a dance company (the Pittsburgh Black Theater Dance Ensemble) and his father was a drummer, so entertaining is in his blood. His first acting role was as Martin Luther King in the 4th grade. He was in the drama club in 7th grade and then attended high school at ...

16. Paul Taylor

Actor | Christmas with the Kranks

Originally from Columbia, Missouri Paul attended Northeast Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Following college, Taylor spent time in Los Angeles acting primarily in primetime episodic and sitcom television. During which time, he used his college athletics ...

17. Sean Blakemore

Actor | The Quad

Sean Blakemore is an actor, known for The Quad (2017), Bosch (2014) and American Crime (2015). He has been married to Nadyia Jones since June 19, 2010. They have one child.

18. Walter Jones

Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Walter is an actor, dancer and singer. Walter is internationally known for his creation of the character Zack The Black Ranger from the Children's Action Adventure Phenomenon Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been featured as a series regular or guest star in over 150 episodes of various ...

19. Keith Robinson

Actor | Dreamgirls

Keith Robinson was born in Kentucky and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He later moved to Augusta and graduated from Lakeside High School. He attended the University of Georgia and, while there, signed a recording contract with Motown Records, but that label never issued any of his material.

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20. Shavar Ross

Actor | Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

Shavar Ross was born on March 4, 1971 in Bronx, New York, USA as Shavar Malik Ross. He is an actor and director, known for Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and A Taste of Us (2004). He has been married to Jacqueline Ross since December 15, 1992. They have two ...



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