More Charles S. Dutton Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Gothika)Charles S. Dutton is perhaps most recognizable as the star of the self-produced 1991 television series Roc; however, he is also familiar to movie audiences for his memorable performances in films including Sydney Pollack's Random Hearts, Robert Altman's Cookie's Fortune, Ernest Dickerson's Blind Faith and Surviving the Game, Spike Lee's Get on the Bus, Joel Schumacher's A Time to Kill, John Badham's Nick of Time, Keenen Ivory Wayans' Low Down Dirty Shame, David Anspaugh's Rudy, Menace II Society, Jonathan Lynn's The Distinguished Gentlemen, David Fincher's Alien3, Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala and Sidney Lumet's Q & A. Dutton's countless television film credits include Conviction, 10,000 Black Men Named George, the miniseries The '60s, True Women, three installments of the popular Jack Reed telefilm series and The Murder of Mary Phagan. His numerous series appearances include roles on The Sopranos, Ed, The Practice, OZ, Homicide: Life on the Street, The Equalizer and Miami Vice. Additionally, Dutton was the executive producer of Carl Franklin's 1993 telefilm Laurel Avenue. Dutton's directing credits include the upcoming feature film Against the Ropes, starring Meg Ryan and Omar Epps, as well as the six-hour television miniseries The Corner. Dutton has been nominated for an Emmy Award an impressive five times, winning for Outstanding Direction of The Corner and Outstanding Guest Actor on The Practice. He also directed the telefilm First-Time Felon, which starred Omar Epps.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Gothika" (01-Jan-2000)