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Sam Sarpong

Biography

Model and professional who starred in the Nigerian film Anchor Baby and hosted the Wager Honours pre-show All Gain access to multiple situations. He was a talented golf ball player in senior high school but his expectations of a university and pro profession had been unsuccessful. He modeled for Louis Vuitton, Versace, and Gucci amongst others. His sister June Sarpong is normally a British tv presenter. He co-hosted the MTV display Yo Momma with Wilmer Valderrama.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sam Sarpong
Date Of Birth December 19, 1974
Died October 26, 2015, Pasadena, California, United States
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.82 m
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality British, American
Parents Samuel Sarpong Sr.
Siblings June Sarpong
Movies Love Don't Cost a Thing, Anchor Baby, Carmen: A Hip Hopera, Johnny Was, Farm House, King Rikki, Young Cesar, Single Black Female, Grad Night, Grindin', Church, Dedd Brothers, Crossed the Line, Unemployed, Marked, What Up?
TV Shows Yo Momma, Hot Video Countdown
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1In July 2009, made history as the first model ever (male or female) to be featured in an exhibit at the California African American Museum. Sam was featured in a 10' work of art by artist Toni Scott.
2In 2008, rated as one of the Top 10 male models in the world by 'Mens Fashion Magazine.
3In 2007 selected as one of US Weekly's 'Hot 100' at the Young Hollywood Awards.
4In 2008 selected as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by 'Sankofa' Magazine.
52002 - won an AFI Independent film award for best supporting actor for his portrayal as Luis in the film "Street Kings" co-starring Jon Seda.
62001 and 2002 - named one of today's black women magazines 50 most beautiful people in the world.
7Brother of June Sarpong.
82000 - Named one of YM Magazines 50 most beautiful people in the world.
9Played the lead in music videos for artists Genuine, Maxwell, and The Braxtons.
10Belongs to a music crew called Future Stars, which includes Mike Kasem son of famous D.J. Casey Kasem.
11Won a prestigious 1998 MAA fashion award for new male model of the year.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Duel of Legends2016post-productionRon
American Crime Story2016TV SeriesNeighbor Man #1 / Byron
Studio City2015/ITV MoviePinky
No Weapon Formed Against Us2015Deion
Tamales and Gumbo2015
Bones2015TV SeriesThomas Saltz
Battered2014Ray Fleming
Taylor'd Problems2014TV SeriesKurt
Crossed the Line2014Twist
LA Live the Show2013-2014TV SeriesShowbiz man / Man in charge / MC / ...
Ross and Gil Are Zombies2014ShortAlan
Player and Wifey2013TV SeriesKurt
The BET Experience: Top 10 Moments from the BET Awards Weekend2013TV MovieHost
Trigger2012Trey
The Preacher's Family2011Deion Hines
Glass Heels2011TV MovieBobby Johnson
Ricochet2010/IShortBig Mike
Anchor Baby2010Paul Unanga
Church2010Jay
242010TV SeriesTeshon
Dedd Brothers2009Sugar
Cold Case2009TV SeriesZeb 'Zen' Edwards '91
The House That Jack Built2009/IMace
The Joshua's Soul Film Short2009ShortLucas
Single Black Female2009Will
Farm House2008Jonas
Unemployed2008Big Dime
The Sweep2008Chrome
Carts2007Conrad
Grindin'2007Morris
Young Cesar2007Tariq
Marked2007/IMarcus
Lord Help Us2007VideoMalik
Grad Night2006Jerrod Elliott
Keeping Up with the Steins2006Terrence Smythe
Tomorrow's Yesterday2006ShortChad
Johnny Was2006Skip
Nailed2006Scott Scott
Everybody Hates Chris2005TV SeriesMarlon
Music on Demand2005TV SeriesGuest / Himself
Veronica Mars2005TV SeriesDime Bag
Sucker Free City2004TV MovieCue
ER2004TV SeriesAntwan
Love Don't Cost a Thing2003Kadeem
NCIS2003TV SeriesBobby Jackson
Swirl2003Max (uncredited)
Masked and Anonymous2003Blunt
Hidden Hills2003TV SeriesDewayne
Off the Record2002TV SeriesGuest / Himself
The District2002TV SeriesOtis McClure
King Rikki2002Louis
Boston Public2001-2002TV SeriesIsaiah Walton
Save the Last Dance2002TV Movie
Chasing Sunsets2001Terrance
Carmen: A Hip Hopera2001TV MovieNathaniel
Touch2000Actor
Pacific Blue2000TV SeriesTyler Houston
Hash Brown's1999Gangster
Mr. Show with Bob and David1997-1998TV SeriesProfessor Murder / Various
V.I.P.1998TV SeriesKirby Tucson
American History X1998Jail Inmate (uncredited)
Home Improvement1998TV SeriesGrand Master Bath
Arli$$1998TV Series
Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal1998TV SeriesTre
All's Fair in Love & War1997
Carnival of Wolves1996Gangmember #3
No Easy Way1996Gee (uncredited)
Dangerous Minds1996TV SeriesLamont
L.A. Firefighters1996TV SeriesBasketball Player #1
Sunset Park1996Washington Heights Basketball Player (uncredited)
Family Matters1996TV SeriesBasketball Player #1
CBS Schoolbreak Special1996TV SeriesDarren Douglas
Indictment: The McMartin Trial1995TV MovieBailiff (uncredited)
My So-Called Life1994TV SeriesAndre

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Woman Scorned2016Short producer
No Weapon Formed Against Us2015producer
Battered2014producer
Taylor'd Problems2014TV Series associate producer - 1 episode
LA Live the ShowTV Series planning producer - 1 episode, 2014 planner - 1 episode, 2013
Nailed2006producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
LA Live the Show2014TV Series co-creator - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Weapon Formed Against Us2015music supervisor
Crossed the Line2014music supervisor

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scary Movie 52013writer: "Thunder"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Perfect 142017Documentary post-productionHimself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
Queens of Drama2015TV SeriesHimself
Apollo Night LA2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Guest
Fashion News Live2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Actors Entertainment2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
4TH NAFCA: African Oscar2014TV MovieHimself Presenter
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself Presenter
LA Live the Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest / Himself
EOTM Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Mad Swagg BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHost - Hiself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Diversity News TV2013TV SeriesHimself - Award Presenter
BET Takes Hollywood2013TV SpecialFashion correspodent
AXS Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself Host
Making Hollywood2010TV SeriesHimself
Oxygen's 25iest: Celeb-U-Tots2009TV SpecialHimself
Oxygen's 25iest: Bad Girls Gone Good2008TV SpecialHimself
Bail2007Video documentary shortHimself
7-10 Split2007Himself (uncredited)
Yo Momma2006TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
The Teen Choice Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesGuest
The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing'2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Rub2004TV SeriesHimself
Punk'd2003TV SeriesHimself
Open Mike with Mike Bullard2003TV SeriesGuest / Himself
Last Call2003TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Homes2000TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryKirby Tuscon

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Festival PrizeSan Diego Black Film FestivalBest Supporting Actor

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Festival PrizeLas Vegas Black Film FestivalBest Supporting ActorNo Weapon Formed Against Us (2015)


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