Dec. 19th, 1970
The Bronx, New York, USA
Tyson Beckford's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Into the Blue
2004 - Gas
2003 - Biker Boyz
2002 - Shottas
2001 - Zoolander
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest Judge
Himself - Rapper (segment "Stop Snitchin'")
- One of the world's top male models.
- He was raised in Rochester, New York and Jamaica. His exotic looks can be attributed to the fact that his father is half Jamaican and half Chinese and his mother has Panamanian ancestry.
- His grandmother was born in Ghana
- Graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School in Pittsford, New York.
- Was considered for the role of Winston in _How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)_ (qv).
- Is 1/4 Chinese on his father's side (his paternal grandmother is 100% Chinese).