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Cedric Sanders Biography

Birth Place:
Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Fast Facts

  • During sophomore year of high school, his drama teacher heard him sing the national anthem at a school pep rally and encouraged him to audition for a role in the school's rock musical The Me Nobody Knows; got the lead role of Clorox
  • Landed a full scholarship to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Fine Arts Camp; it was there that he knew he wanted to pursue acting for his career
  • Made film debut when he was cast in The Ten starring Paul Rudd and Jessica Alba in 2007
  • Won the 2008 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Lead Male Actor for his performance as Johnson Whittaker in the play A Matter of Honor
  • Received the Best Actor Award in 2009 at the San Diego Black Film Festival for his performance in the film The Least Among You
  • Initially was rejected for a part in the ABC series Mind Games but knew he was right for it, so he created a new tape and sent it back in and eventually got the role of Latrell


  • Marcus Sanders -- Brother
  • Nyguel Sanders -- Brother
  • Doris Sanders -- Mother
  • Lauryn Whitney -- Significant Other
  • Naomi Bell -- Sister