More Rocky Carroll Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Welcome to New York)Rocky Carroll describes himself as a perfectionist with a passion for acting. His television credits include starring roles in Chicago Hope, on the CBS Television Network, for which he was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. He was also a regular in the comedy series Roc for its three seasons, including the year it was broadcast live. Carroll's career began on the New York stage, in productions of Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1, with the New York Shakespeare Festival, and the Broadway hit The Piano Lesson, for which he received a Tony Award nomination.
Carroll's feature film credits include Crimson Tide, The Great White Hype, Born on the Fourth of July, Prelude to a Kiss Talk Radio, The Chase, Best Laid Plans and the upcoming Ladies Man.
He recently directed a professional equity production of Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's Fences, which was performed for public school students in Cincinnati.
Carroll was born in Cincinnati and attended the Cincinnati High School of Dramatic and Performing Arts and Webster University Conservatory. He and his wife now live in Los Angeles. His birth date is July 8.
Bio courtesy CBS for "Welcome to New York" (08-Sep-2002)