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
To capture boxing on film I think is the hardest thing. No helmets, you can't hide the guy. I took some shots and gave some shots out.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
There's different styles of writing, and then there's rewriting. For me, it comes from the heart first, from what I feel needs to be said, and from there I can shape it based on the reality that I live in.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
People don't want to pay 8 or 9 dollars to go see a problem that they have in their life, on screen. They pay to get away from that. That's why they watch soap operasMore Omar Epps quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Rocky is the quintessential boxing film, but guys in the boxing gyms completely think that's a misrepresentation of boxing.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
Football and boxing are my two favorite sports.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]

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