Fast Facts

  • Attended University of Southern California on a debate scholarship.
  • While touring as a stand-up comedian, he opened for such major acts as Rodney Dangerfield and Jerry Seinfeld.
  • Won an NAACP award in 1990 for his role in the Ken Davis play Glass House.
  • Portrayed Fats Domino in the 1999 made-for-TV movie Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story.
  • Landed the role of Big Mike on Chuck after auditioning for the Harry Tang character.


  • Rebecca Lawrence — Wife


  • Attended Cerritos Community College, Norwalk, CA; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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  • Birth Place: Compton, CA
  • Profession: Actor

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