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Boris Frederic Cecil Tey-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe
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Boris Kodjoe Fast Facts:
First job was at age 9, feeding the animals when a circus came to his German town.
Played junior tennis and in 1988 was ranked seventh in the world; awarded tennis scholarship to Virginia Commonwealth University, and was the first VCU player to win the Rolex Region II Indoor Tennis Championship (in 1995); an injury forced him to quit the sport.
Had a successful modeling career in Europe.
Introduced to the TV audience in 1999 on
The Steve Harvey Show
Featured in the TV adaptation of the 1997 hit movie
, during which he met his future wife, costar Nicole Ari Parker.
Big-screen debut was in the 2000 romantic film
Love & Basketball
In 2002, named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine, and received the first of several NAACP Imagine Award nominations.
After daughter was diagnosed with spina bifida, started Sophie's Voice Foundation to assist other children coping with the birth defect.
First performed on Broadway in April 2008 in
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Can speak four languages: German, English, French and Spanish.
Likes to sing and has recorded an album that was never released.
Boris Kodjoe Relationships:
Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe - Son
Eric Kodjoe - Father
Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe - Daughter
Patrick Kodjoe - Brother
Ursula Kodjoe - Mother
Nadja Kodjoe - Sister
Nicole Ari Parker - Wife
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (BS in Marketing, 1996)
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