Current Project: Studio 11 Films’ Crossroads, an 11Eleven11 Project
Where you were born/where you were raised: Rapid City, S.D. and Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Why did you take this role?
It’s a combination of luck and opportunity.
Did you have any particular mentors or inspirations as a young actor?
Morgan Freeman and Sydney Poitier
The one movie — attended — that you will never forget:
Your personal acting idols:
Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Ossie Davis
Last good movie you saw:
The Spook Who Sat by the Door
Some films you consider classics:
Uptown Saturday Night, Glory, Goodfellas
Performer you would drop everything to go see:
Pop culture guilty pleasure:
Hot Tub Time Machine