Cedric Sanders

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  • Birth Place: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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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.

Relationships

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

College

  • Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BFA in Acting, 2004)
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  • Birth Place: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Profession: Actor