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Morris Chestnut

Morris L. Chestnut (born January 1, 1969) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as teenage father Ricky Baker in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, groom-to-be Lance Sullivan in the 1999 film The Best Man, as Tracy Reynolds, NBA star in the 2002 film Like Mike, and as the Visitor Ryan in the 2009-11 TV series V. Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California where he graduated from RichardGahrHigh School in 1986. He subsequently studied finance and drama at CaliforniaStateUniversity, Northridge. Chestnut's first professional acting role was as "Jadon" in Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series in the episode "A Family Affair" (season 2, episode 19) which aired on February 18, 1990. His first feature film role was as "Ricky Baker" in Boyz n the Hood (1991). He followed with roles in various TV movies. Chestnut also played a role on Patti LaBelle's short-lived sitcom Out All Night. His career continued to rise steadily with co-starring roles in standard big-budget studio films like Under Siege 2 (1995) and G.I. Jane (1997). In 1998, he won the annual Madden Bowl. In 1999 Chestnut starred in The Best Man with Taye Diggs and Nia Long in which he played a professional football player on the eve of his wedding. The Best Man earned positive reviews from the press and did well at the box office. For his performance Chestnut earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. He subsequently starred in The Brothers, another film centering on the themes of fidelity and success among urban professionals. He has worked with Steven Seagal three times. In Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Chestnut is Seagal's reluctant partner. In both Half Past Dead and Prince of Pistols he co-stars as the main villain. He also was a football player in "The Game Plan" Chestnut is married to Pam Byse with whom he has a son and a daughter. In an interview for essence.com, he said that he prefers to keep his private life private. Chestnut is a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and the USC Trojans. Morris Chestnut is also an avid poker player, and has a sponsorship arrangement with online poker room Full Tilt Poker. He is also a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma


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出生:
Jan 1, 1969 In California, USA
影視聲望:
39
首次出現:
In the movie 街區男孩 1991-07-12
最新作品:
電影 當樹枝折斷時 2016-09-09
代表作品
Poster of 搶劫
Poster of 美國恐怖故事
Poster of The Wendy Williams Show
Poster of C-16: FBI
影視作品
電影 當樹枝折斷時 John Taylor 2016-09-09
電影 The Best Man Wedding Lance 2016-04-15
電影 完美家夥 Dave 2015-09-11
Series 私家法醫 Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. 2015-09-23
電影 搶劫 Dog 2015-11-13
Series 傳奇臥底 Antonio "Tony" Cimarro 2014-08-13
電影 致命呼叫 Officer Phillips 2013-03-14
電影 身份竊賊 Detective Reilly 2013-02-07
電影 伴郎假期 Lance Sullivan 2013-11-15
電影 海扁王2 Detective Marcus Williams 2013-07-17
Series 美國恐怖故事 Luke 2011-10-05
電影 Not Easily Broken Dave Johnson 2009-01-09
Series V Ryan Nichols 2009-11-03
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
電影 The Perfect Holiday Benjamin Armstrong 2007-12-12
電影 超級杯奶爸 Travis Sanders 2007-09-28
電影 魔窟 Top Buchanan 2005-08-25
Series 識骨尋蹤 Unknown 2005-09-12
電影 Breakin' All the Rules Evan 2004-05-14
電影 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Gordon Mitchell 2004-08-26
電影 烈火雄心 Tommy Drake 2004-10-01
電影 行騙天下 Travis 2003-04-25
電影 Like Mike Tracey Reynolds 2002-07-03
電影 黑獄風雲 Donald Robert Johnson 2002-11-15
電影 Scenes of the Crime Ray 2001-01-01
電影 The Brothers Jackson Smith 2001-03-23
電影 The Killing Yard Shango 2001-09-23
電影 Two Can Play That Game Keith Fenton 2001-09-07
電影 The Best Man Lance Sullivan 1999-10-22
電影 Firehouse 1997-01-01
Series C-16: FBI Mal Robinson 1997-09-27
電影 魔鬼女大兵 McCool 1997-08-22
電影 魔鬼戰將2 Bobby Zachs 1995-07-13
電影 The Inkwell Harold Lee 1994-04-22
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Living Single Unknown 1993-08-22
Series Out All Night Jeff Carswell 1992-09-19
電影 街區男孩 Ricky Baker 1991-07-12
電影 終極尖兵 Locker Room Kid 1991-12-11