A celebrated actor, CLIFTON POWELL (Jeff Brown) most
recently appeared in the thriller Never Die Alone, directed by Ernest Dickerson
and starring DMX. His prolific list of feature film credits includes Menace II
Society, House Party, 3 Ninjas, Deep Cover, Dead Presidents, Phantom (opposite
Peter O' Toole), Deep Rising, Next Friday and Friday After Next (with Ice
Cube), Rush Hour, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, The Brothers, Crime Partners and
Ernest Dickerson's Bones. His performance in the film Civil Brand garnered him
a Best Actor award from the American Black Film Festival; the actor has also
received several NAACP theater awards. He will soon be seen starring in Woman
Thou Art Loosed (which won the Best American Film at the 2004 Santa Barbara Film
Festival), opposite Kimberly Elise and Loretta Devine.
His many television credits include the series regular role of
Bobby Deavers in the critically acclaimed South Central, Andre on Roc, as well
as guest-starring roles on a diverse list of hit series, including CSI, The
Practice, Law & Order, Third Watch, N.Y.P.D. Blue, Martin and The Jamie Foxx
Show. He played Martin Luther King, Jr. in the telefilm Selma, Lord, Selma and
his other telefilms include Play'd, Buffalo Soldiers (opposite Danny Glover),
A Private Affair and Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years. He
also starred in Nickelodeon's Cable Ace Award-winning Four Points, hosted by
Shaquille O'Neal, and appeared in Showtime's Riot, an anthology about the
Los Angeles riots.
His live theatrical credits include the national tour of A
Soldier's Play, as well as regional productions of The Fabric of a Man, The
Talented Tenth, Fraternity, The Mighty Gents and Zooman & the Sign.
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