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A Malik Yoba

A Malik Yoba

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Yoba has also appeared in films such as Cool Runnings and Criminal. He has made appearances on the FOX television series Arrested Development as Ice, a bounty hunter whose real love is party planning, and had a recurring role as Brock Harris on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. Yoba also appeared in the FX Networks crime drama Thief and the NBC crime drama Raines. He appeared as Gavin in the 2007 Tyler Perry film Why Did I Get Married? and its 2010 sequel Why Did I Get Married Too? In 2009, he co-starred as astronaut Ted Shaw on the futuristic ABC drama Defying Gravity. Recently, he announced his plans to bring back New York Undercover to the small screen in a modern TV series adaptation of the original series. Law & Order writer Courtney Parker penned a spec script for networks to bid on.

A Hollywood veteran of almost three decades and thirteen network/cable series as a lead, Yoba was last seen weekly in 2017 on the ABC drama Designated Survivor as FBI Deputy Director Jason Atwood and the host of TV One’s true crime series Justice By Any Means. Other past series include Alphas, Defying Gravity, Bull, Trinity, Kingpin, Raines and Thief. He has enjoyed recurring roles on Revolution, Arrested Development, Girlfriends, Single Ladies and has appeared in numerous guest-starring roles including Justified, Blue Bloods, Limitless, The Good Wife, Person Of Interest, Law and Order and Nikita. There are 40+ film credits to his name including, but not limited to Copland, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married Too, Smoke, Blue in the Face, Soul Food, Ride, Bad Dad Rehab, Criminal and Betty and Coretta where he says he had the “great honor” of portraying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. opposite Angela Basset. International productions include the Danish film Oh Happy Day, the BBC film Turks and Caicos directed by David Hare and a Korean action film currently entitled P.M.C (Private Military Company) for CJ Entertainment slated for worldwide release in 2018. He will also appear next in Jordan Peele’s TBS’ comedy with Tracey Morgan The Last OG and the drama series Seven Seconds on Netflix. View Full Bio (Source: www.theifwa.com)

 

 

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