Omar Epps

Omar Epps

His role as Lincoln Hayes in the big-screen version of The Mod Squad (1999)
Omar Epps has emerged as one of the industry's most talented and sought-after actors. His most recent feature films include Alan Rudolph's Breakfast of Champions opposite Bruce Willis and Nick Nolte, and the Miramax drama In Too Deep opposite Stanley Tucci and Nia Long.Born and raised in Brooklyn, Epps is a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. He made his feature film debut in 1991 in Ernest Dickerson's Juice and went on to appear in Higher Learning. His other film credits include The Wood alongside Taye Diggs and Richard T. Jones, The Mod Squad, Scream 2, The Program, Major League 2 and Daybreak.Epps' television credits include starring roles in the HBO original television films First Time Felon directed by Charles Dutton, the highly acclaimed Deadly Voyage and the memorable role of struggling surgical resident Dr. Dennis Gant on the award-winning NBC series ER.Epps is currently in production on Brother, starring opposite Takeshi Kitano. Brother is the story of a displaced Yakuza gangster who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a black hustler, played by Epps.Source: filmbug.com
Whatever art form you're working in, it's crucial to see it clearly, to feel it clearly, and not to worry about the results, or how someone else will see it.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
It's natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor's director. You know how to relate to the actors.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
I had known about Jackie Kallen's boxers, but I had no idea they were managed by a woman.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
They say that 2 percent of the population of actors are working. That's phenomenal, but that's because that's how many people in the world are artists and are actors.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]

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