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
We filmed one boxing scene for three days, and this guy has to hit you in the ribs for three days. I just wanted to be prepared and build my body up as much as I could.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
I got a couple of TV ideas I'm working on now. I'm taking my time with writing because it's something you never stop learning, it's something you can always get better at.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
I actually had my first record deal before I had my first movie. I've been doing music my whole life.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
If I can see my vision as a writer, while I'm acting it out, I'll be going through a different part of the same picture. Same thing as a producer, which is partly hiring people to do your job for you.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
I want that to challenge the audience.More Omar Epps quotes [05/24/2006 12:05:00]

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