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Morocco Omari Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Fast Facts

  • Aspired to play professional football while growing up
  • Fought in Desert Storm as a soldier in the U
  • S
  • Marine Corps
  • Became involved in Chicago's theater scene after returning from war
  • Played the role of Wheeler Parker in a stage production of The Ballad of Emmett Till at the Goodman Theatre in 2008
  • Won the Best Short Film Award at the 10th annual Hollywood Black Film Festival for The (Mis)Leading Man, which he both wrote and starred in
  • Made his Broadway debut as an understudy for multiple roles in A Streetcar Named Desire at Broadhurst Theatre in 2012
  • Was the understudy for various roles in a Broadway production of A Time to Kill in 2013
  • Provided voice-over work for many brands, including Sony, Toyota, Budweiser, Powerade, CoverGirl and McDonald's