Lamont Bentley`

Lamont Bentley`

Lamont Bentley


Lamont Bentley is an actor, radio host, and television personality. He hosted The Steve Harvey Morning Show on Radio One from 2007 until 2008, and he is currently a regular guest on Fox News Channel's Out Numbered. Bentley began his career as a child actor in the film Jungle Fever. He has continued to achieve success in the later years of his career and has been recognized for his work in the film Black Moses.

Known for his charisma and talent, actor Lamont Bentley stole the hearts of television and movie viewers from the time he was a teen. Debuting on a 1986 Starburst commercial, the young actor went on to play bit parts in several television series and movies. His first recurring role came in 1994 on the short-lived, but critically acclaimed show South Central. But he was best known for his role on the popular mid-1990s television series Moesha, where he played Hakeem Campbell opposite award-winning rhythm and blues singer Brandy. At the height of his acting career and at the start of a promising rapping career, Bentley was tragically killed in an automobile accident near Simi Valley, California, on January 18, 2005, at the age of 31. His mother and two young daughters were living with him at the time of his death. (Source: biography.jrank.org)


Lamont Bentley was born in December 1991 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His debut came in 2006 when he was cast in a lead role in the film, “Why Did I Get Married”. This role led to a steady career, with him having appeared in more than 25 television shows and earning numerous awards, including a NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

He was a promising figure, and his demise came as a rather brutal shock to his fans and fellow actors. Bentley was 31 when he suddenly passed away from traumatic injuries he sustained during a car accident. (Source: news.amomama.com)





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