Jul. 20th, 1973
Brooklyn, New York, USA
5' 10 1/2
Omar Epps' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - 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
Dr. Dennis Gant
Omar Epps is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, and producer. His film roles include Scream 2, In Too Deep, and Love and Basketball. He is most well known for the role of Dr. Dennis Gant on ER and as Dr. Eric Foreman on House. Epps is set to play Martin Bellamy on ABC's Resurrection.
- Began writing screenplays at age ten.
- Is a member of a hip-hop group called Wolfpak, which he formed with his brother in 1991.
- Was a back-up dancer for 'Queen Latifah' (qv).
- He and actor 'Marlon Wayans' (qv) have been friends since childhood.
- July 2004: Daughter K'mari Mae born. Mother is fiancée (now wife) Keisha Spivey.
- 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.
- Appeared in in the magazine article "Can't a Brother Get No Love?" which appeared in the August 1999 issue of Vibe.