Date of Birth:28 December 1954, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Height:6' 1" (1.85 m)
Trademarks:Often portrays real people: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in The Hurricane (1999), Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992), Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (2000), Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007), Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987) and Melvin Tolson in The Great Debaters (2007). Frequently plays military commanders and law enforcement officers In almost all the films - e.g. Man on Fire (2004), American Gangster (2007), John Q (2002) - where he handles or uses sidearms (usually a 9mm Beretta or similar pistols), there's a scene of him swiftly ejecting a bullet from the loaded chamber by pulling back the slide assembly and subsequently catching the bullet before it falls to the ground. Fiery anger driven tirades Frequently works with directors Spike Lee and Tony Scott Frequently works with director Edward Zwick Frequently when his character is making a decision or changing his course of action, he will say, "Okay. Okay."
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