was most recently seen in the family comedy Like Mike
. His film credits also include John Dahl
's Joy Ride
; The Wood
, with Omar Epps
and Taye Diggs
; Lawrence Kasdan
's Grand Canyon
; and three films for director Dwight H. Little, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home
, Rapid Fire
and Marked for Death
. He made his feature film debut in Robert Townsend's 1987 comedy Eddie Murphy Raw
, playing Eddie's father in a sketch.
On the small screen, Wallace appeared in the telefilm Children of the Dust, starring Sidney Poitier. He has also had guest roles on numerous series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Strong Medicine, The Agency, The West Wing, Judging Amy, ER, The Practice and NYPD Blue.
A native of Jamaica, Wallace has performed in repertory theatre and is also a lifetime member of New York's La MaMa E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Club).
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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