Tag: African American Actor

André De Shields just won his first Tony at 73. Here are 5 facts on his epic career | Los Angeles Times

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Makeda Easter, Los Angeles Times ANDRE DE SHIELDS. Photo by Lia Chang. Featured Image André De Shields capped a 50-year acting career by scoring his first Tony Award on Sunday, winning best featured actor in a musical for his role as Hermes in “Hadestown.” It’s been a long time coming. The 73-year-old performer has worked on Broadway, off-Broadway, in regional […]
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Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What? | The New York Times “Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless.">Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What? | The New York Times “Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless.

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“Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless.
Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What? | The New York Times “Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jamie Hector: Portrait of an Artist | Brooklyn Magazine The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life.">Jamie Hector: Portrait of an Artist | Brooklyn Magazine The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life.

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The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life.
Jamie Hector: Portrait of an Artist | Brooklyn Magazine The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of seven to a Haitian mother—who worked as a nursing assistant—Jamie lived in Brooklyn his whole life." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee | The Philadelphia Tribune The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for "Mudbound."">Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee | The Philadelphia Tribune The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for "Mudbound."

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The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for "Mudbound."
Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee | The Philadelphia Tribune The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two Academy Awards on Tuesday: Supporting actress and original song for "Mudbound."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dead at 39 NEW YORK — Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," has died at the age of 39.">‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dead at 39 NEW YORK — Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," has died at the age of 39.

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NEW YORK — Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," has died at the age of 39.
‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Dead at 39 NEW YORK — Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," has died at the age of 39." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

An ICON MANN Salute To Sidney Poitier – Ebony Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem.">An ICON MANN Salute To Sidney Poitier – Ebony Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem.

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Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem.
An ICON MANN Salute To Sidney Poitier – Ebony Long considered one of the greatest actors to grace the silver screen; American born-Bahamian raised Sidney Poitier’s first foray to acting was at the age of 16 where upon arriving in New York City, working as dishwasher to make ends meet, he responded to a casting call for American Negro Theater in Harlem." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great – GQ But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”">Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great – GQ But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”

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But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”
Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great – GQ But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More