Omar Epps Overview

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Born: July 23, 1973

A native of Brooklyn, Omar Epps is a graduate of the New York High School of the Performing Arts. He made his debut in Ernest R. Dickerson's urban drama Juice (1992). For a time, Epps ran the risk of being typecast, portraying athletes in a string of films. Nevertheless, his performances were consistently solid, and his work in John Singleton's Higher Learning (1995) was outstanding. Epps also had a brief recurring role as Dr. Dennis Grant on the television program ER. He has also played lead... See All

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