Roger Guenveur Smith

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  • Birth Place: Berkeley, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director
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  • Was tempted to study law and become a history teacher at the college level.
  • Studied at the Keskidee Arts Centre in London, England.
  • Has collaborated with Spike Lee on several works.
  • Has directed a workshop at Cal Arts.
  • As a writer, actor and director, aims at bringing the black experience into mainstream American entertainment.
  • The vast majority of his work as an adult addresses the African American’s position in society.

Relationships

  • Helen Guenveur — Mother
  • LeTania Kirkland — Wife
  • Sherman Smith — Father
  • Carolina Smith — Ex-wife

College

  • Occidental College, Los Angeles, California, United States (Bachelor's degree in American Studies, 1982); Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (Drama School)

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  • Birth Place: Berkeley, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director

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