Fast Facts

  • Started playing the piano at age 6; began writing his own songs a year later.
  • Credits his mother, who was a music teacher, with fueling his love of music.
  • Developed an interest in acting after reading from the Shakespeare play Macbeth.  
  • First theater job was as an understudy for Jeffrey Wright in the Tony Award-winning 1993-1994 Broadway production of Angels in America.
  • Launched the production company YNC Films in 2006; co-founded Christai Productions in 2012.
  • Released his debut jazz album Contemplations & Remembrances in 2007.
  • Produced and starred in the YouTube series Dr0ne in 2012.

College

  • Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, CT (1994); attended University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

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Details

  • Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
  • Profession: Actor, Songwriter, Musician

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