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Bokeem Woodbine

Bokeem Woodbine grew up in Harlem and made his feature film debut at age 20 in Forest Whitaker's directorial debut, Strapped. Since then, Woodbine has amassed an impressive string of credits in a variety of film projects.

He has worked with some of the most well-regarded directors in the business including Michael Bay, the Hughes brothers, Ted Demme and Taylor Hackford. He has appeared in dramas such as Ray, Edmond, The Poker House, Mario Van Peebles' Panther, Jason's Lyric, Matthew Bright's Freeway, opposite Kiefer Sutherland and Reese Witherspoon, and Spike Lee's Crooklyn.

Woodbine has also given memorable television performances on award-winning shows including The Sopranos and, for two seasons, played a series lead on the hit TNT series Saving Grace. Woodbine will next appear in the dramatic thriller Little Murder, starring opposite Josh Lucas and Terrence Howard.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.
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Bokeem Woodbine Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayApril 13, 1973 (44)
SignAries
BirthplaceHarlem, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.