Most widely known for starring on NY Undercover seeing that J.C. Williams, an NYPD detective, as well as for his function as Yul Brenner in Great Runnings. He started playing Vernon Turner in the FOX series Empire in 2015. He initial appeared on tv within a 1993 bout of Where I Live. He’s also known for playing the function of Agent Costs Harken on Alphas. He was wedded to Trisha Mann, plus they acquired a daughter jointly before divorcing. He provides another daughter, and a kid, from a prior romantic relationship. His function contrary? Michael DeLorenzo? on NY Undercover marked the very first time an American tv police drama highlighted two different people of color in starring jobs.
Full Name Malik Yoba Date Of Birth September 17, 1967 Place Of Birth The Bronx, NY Height 1.88 m Profession TV Actor Nationality American Spouse Cat Wilson Children Dena Yoba, Josiah Yoba, Pria Yoba Parents Abdullah Yoba, Mahmoudah Young Siblings A. Rahman Yoba Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Movies Cool Runnings, Why Did I Get Married?, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Cop Land, Blue in the Face, Betty and Coretta, Feel the Noise, Paradox, Harlem Aria, Kids in America, My Girlfriend's Back, The Assault, Personals, Caught on Tape, Lucky Girl, Smoke, Turks & Caicos, Criminal, Ride, Restored Me, Recalled, Pilot, Other Plans, Oh Happy Day, Bad Dad Rehab, Men, Money & Gold Diggers, Where Hearts Lie, Dope Fiend, 'Til Death Do Us Part, My B.F.F., They're Just My Friends, Black Jaq, Hood, Of Sentimental Value, Vote for Me TV Shows Empire, Designated Survivor, New York Undercover, Alphas, Justice By Any Means, Defying Gravity, Raines, Kingpin, Thief, Bull
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# Fact 1 Younger brother of A. Rahman Yoba. 2 Parents: Mahmoudah Young Lanier and Erutan Abdullah Yoba. 3 Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
Title Year Status Character My B.F.F. 2017 completed Roy Brown Dope Fiend 2016 post-production Velo Designated Survivor 2016 TV Series Jason Atwood Justice: By Any Means 2016 TV Series Him Of Sentimental Value 2016 Alan Hamilton Bad Dad Rehab 2016 TV Movie Mr. Leon Where Hearts Lie 2016 Obnoxious Attorney Restored Me 2016 Agent Thurmond Paradox 2016/III Mr. Landau The Walking Dead: Michonne 2016 Video Game Pete (voice) Lucky Girl 2015 Gerald Jackson Blue Bloods 2015 TV Series Darryl Reid Limitless 2015 TV Series Rooney / John Kellerman Hood 2015 Rev. Benjamin Tuck Brotherly Love 2015/III Overbrook Coach Empire 2015 TV Series Vernon Turner Other Plans 2014 Harold Masterpiece Contemporary 2014 TV Series Jim Carroll The Assault 2014 Coach Tim Miller Single Ladies 2014 TV Series Deacon / Deacon Jared Men, Money & Gold Diggers 2014 Bobby Turks & Caicos 2014 TV Movie Jim Carroll The Good Wife 2013 TV Series Eddie Fornum The Glades 2013 TV Series Landon Givens Revolution 2013 TV Series Jim Hudson Caught on Tape 2013 Detective Roberts Betty and Coretta 2013 TV Movie Martin Luther King, Jr. Alphas 2011-2012 TV Series Bill Harken NYC 22 2012 TV Series Ray-Ray Burnell Allegiance 2012/I Staff Sergeant Hart Person of Interest 2012 TV Series Andre Wilcox Nikita 2011 TV Series Wallace The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series 2011 TV Series Bustah Aluna: The Motion Comic Animation 2010 Video short The Wise One Justified 2010 TV Series Toby Griffin Why Did I Get Married Too? 2010 Gavin My Girlfriend's Back 2010 Dereck Scott Defying Gravity 2009 TV Series Ted Shaw Inseparable 2008 TV Movie Curtis Raleigh CSI: Miami 2008 TV Series Reggie Mastow Feel the Noise 2007 The Mayor Why Did I Get Married? 2007 Gavin Rockaway 2007 Case Girlfriends 2003-2007 TV Series Brock Harris / Brock Raines 2007 TV Series Charlie Lincoln That's So Raven 2006 TV Series Judge Thief 2006 TV Mini-Series Elmo "Mo" Jones They're Just My Friends 2006 Pat Black Sr. Kids in America 2005 Will Drucker Slur 2005 Short Jordan Arrested Development 2004 TV Series Ice Oh Happy Day 2004 Moses Jackson The Days 2004 TV Series Gib Taylor Criminal 2004 Frank Hill Violation 2003 TV Movie Patrick Matthews The Twilight Zone 2003 TV Series Shawn Vote for Me 2003 The Professor Kingpin 2003 TV Mini-Series Bobby Curtis Dreaming in Black and White 2002 Chris Jones Bull 2000-2001 TV Series Corey Granville His Woman, His Wife 2000 Video Stuart Banks Harlem Aria 1999 Luke Trinity 1999 TV Series Sam Davis Personals 1999 Keith Parker Black Jaq 1998 TV Movie Gregory 'Greg' Franklin For Your Love 1998 TV Series Keith Ride 1998 Poppa Soul Food 1997 Studio Engineer Cop Land 1997 Detective Carson Blue in the Face 1995 Watch Man Smoke 1995 The Creeper Law & Order 1994 TV Series Pat Williams Where I Live 1993 TV Series Fisher Cool Runnings 1993 Yul Brenner Writer Writer
Title Year Status Character Kayla's Story 1997 Video short Heal the Rainbow 1994 Video short Master Your Future 1994 Video short Whatcha Gonna Do About Hate? 1993 Video short Producer Producer
Title Year Status Character Dope Fiend 2016 producer post-production Daddy Don't Go 2015 Documentary executive producer Tonsure 2014 Short executive producer Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character Cool Runnings 1993 writer: "Jamaican Bobsledding Chant" Thanks Thanks
Title Year Status Character The Celibate Nympho Chronicles: The Web Series 2011 TV Series grateful acknowledgment - 4 episodes Self Self
Title Year Status Character Unsung Hollywood 2016 TV Series documentary Himself What of the Day: Celebrating a Century of Service, the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Story 2016 Documentary voice Justice: By Any Means 2016 TV Series Himself Politics Nation with Al Sharpton 2015 TV Series Himself The View 2015 TV Series Himself The Real 2015 TV Series Himself Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee 2014 Documentary Himself Afraid of Dark 2014 Documentary Malik Yoba Craig Stokes Presents: The Show 2014 TV Series Himself The Wendy Williams Show 2010-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Movie Himself Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Himself The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself Baisden After Dark 2008 TV Series Himself Destination Antigua and Barbuda 2007 2007 TV Movie Himself Backstage on the Black Stage 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years 2005 TV Movie Himself C-Walk: It's a Way of Livin' 2003 Video documentary Himself 29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Himself Guide to Healthy Living 1998 Video short Himself The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996-1998 TV Series Himself 10th Anniversary Essence Awards 1997 TV Special Himself Soul Train 1997 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest Host 27th NAACP Image Awards 1996 TV Special Himself The Arsenio Hall Show 1993 TV Series Himself Archive Footage Archive Footage Won awards Won awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994) 1997 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994) 1996 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series New York Undercover (1994) Nominated awards Nominated awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 2014 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Betty and Coretta (2013)
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