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Моррис Честнат

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, 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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Jan 1, 1969 in Cerritos, California, USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In movie Boyz n the Hood 1991-07-12
Ultimul film:
Film Girls Trip 2017-07-21
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Kick-Ass 2
Poster of Identity Thief
Poster of American Horror Story
Poster of Bones
Filme in care a jucat
Film Girls Trip Himself 2017-07-21
Film When the Bough Breaks John Taylor 2016-09-09
Film Heist Dog 2015-11-13
Serial Rosewood Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. 2015-09-23
Film The Perfect Guy Dave 2015-09-11
Serial Legends Antonio "Tony" Cimarro 2014-08-13
Film The Best Man Holiday Lance Sullivan 2013-11-15
Film Kick-Ass 2 Detective Marcus Williams 2013-07-17
Film The Call Officer Phillips 2013-03-14
Film Identity Thief Detective Reilly 2013-02-07
Serial American Horror Story Luke 2011-10-05
Serial V Ryan Nichols 2009-11-03
Film Not Easily Broken Dave Johnson 2009-01-09
Film The Perfect Holiday Benjamin Armstrong 2007-12-12
Film The Game Plan Travis Sanders 2007-09-28
Serial Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Film The Cave Top Buchanan 2005-08-26
Film Breakin' All the Rules Evan 2004-05-14
Film Ladder 49 Tommy Drake 2004-10-01
Film Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Gordon Mitchell 2004-08-26
Film Confidence Travis 2003-04-25
Film Half Past Dead Donald Robert Johnson 2002-11-15
Film Like Mike Tracey Reynolds 2002-07-03
Film Scenes of the Crime Ray 2002-05-11
Film The Killing Yard Shango 2001-09-23
Film Two Can Play That Game Keith Fenton 2001-09-07
Film The Brothers Jackson Smith 2001-03-23
Film The Best Man Lance Sullivan 1999-10-22
Film G.I. Jane McCool 1997-08-19
Film Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Bobby Zachs 1995-07-13
Serial ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Film The Inkwell Harold Lee 1994-04-22
Film The Ernest Green Story Ernest Green 1993-01-17
Film The Last Boy Scout Locker Room Kid 1991-12-11
Film Boyz n the Hood Ricky Baker 1991-07-12