Omar Epps

Omar Epps

157 Fans
Age
41
Birthday
Jul. 20th, 1973
Born in
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height
5' 10

Omar Epps' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
House TV Show
House
Resurrection TV Show
Resurrection
 

Main Movie Roles

2004 - Against the Ropes
2004 - Alfie
2003 - Tupac: Resurrection
2002 - Big Trouble
2000 - Brother
2000 - Wes Craven Presents Dracula 2000
1999 - Breakfast of Champions
1999 - The Wood
1999 - The Mod Squad
1999 - In Too Deep
1997 - Scream 2
1996 - Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
1995 - Higher Learning
1994 - Major League II
1993 - The Program
1992 - Juice

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Dr. Dennis Gant
10
Curtis
2
Himself
1
Himself
1
Clint
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Omar Hashim Epps (born July 20, 1973) is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. His film roles include Major League II, Juice, Higher Learning, Scream 2, The Wood, In Too Deep, and Love and Basketball. His television work includes the role of Dr. Dennis Gant on the medical drama series ER, and Dr. Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama series House from 2004 to 2012.

Born in Brooklyn, New York. His parents divorced during his childhood and he was raised by his mother, Bonnie Maria Epps, an elementary school principal. He lived in several neighborhoods while growing up (Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and Flatbush). Before he started acting, he belonged to a rap group called Wolfpack which he formed with his cousin in 1991. He began writing poetry, short stories and songs at the age of ten and attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

Epps is set to play Martin Bellamy on ABC's Resurrection.

Epps married Keisha Spivey from the R&B group Total in 2006. They live in California with daughter K'mari Mae (July 2004) and son Amir (December 2007). He has a daughter, Aiyanna, from a previous relationship.


TRIVIA:
  • Appeared in in the magazine article "Can't a Brother Get No Love?" which appeared in the August 1999 issue of Vibe.
  • Began writing screenplays at age ten.
  • He and actor 'Marlon Wayans' (qv) have been friends since childhood.
  • Was a back-up dancer for 'Queen Latifah' (qv).
  • Attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts in New York, NY, a school formed from the merger of two New York City high schools for the arts, one of which was the school on which the movie and TV show _Fame (1980)_ (qv) was based.
  • Is a member of a hip-hop group called Wolfpak, which he formed with his brother in 1991.
  • July 2004: Daughter K'mari Mae born. Mother is fiancée (now wife) Keisha Spivey.


Related sites for this celeb
» IMDB
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.