FAST & FURIOUS 6
TYRESE GIBSON (Roman Pearce) was born and
raised in Watts, California, a
section of South Central Los
Angeles. Gibson discovered
a love of music at an early
age and released his self-
titled debut album at the age
of 19. Soon after, he received
an American Music Award
for Favorite Soul/R&B New
Artist in 2000. In addition
to his music career, Gibson has found success in
both acting and modeling and appeared in numerous
television series and commercials, through an exclusive
contract with Guess? and designer Tommy Hilfiger.
Gibson made his motion-picture debut as the star
of John Singleton's Baby Boy and was nominated for
an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in
a Motion Picture for his role as Joseph Summers.
He again worked with director Singleton on 2 Fast
Gibson was recently seen in the third installment of
the Transformers franchise, Transformers: Dark of the
Moon, and Universal Pictures' box-office hit Fast Five.
He is attached to play the title role in the film adaptation
of the popular Marvel comic book "Luke Cage."
His others credits include Michael Bay's
blockbuster Transformers and Transformers:
Revenge of the Fallen; Paul W.S. Anderson's sci-fi
thriller Death Race, with Jason Statham, Joan Allen
and Ian McShane; the horror-action film Legion,
alongside Dennis Quaid and Paul Bettany; Brad
Furman's crime drama The Take, opposite John
Leguizamo and Rosie Perez; Flight of the Phoenix;
Singleton's Four Brothers, which co-starred Mark
Wahlberg and Andre Benjamin; Annapolis, directed
by Justin Lin; and Vondie Curtis-Hall's Waist Deep. Gibson's motivational book, "How to Get Out of Your
Own Way," published by Grand Central Publishing,
was released on April 7, 2011. In 2013, he released
"Manology: Secrets of Your Man's Mind Revealed,"
which he co-wrote with Run-D.M.C.'s DJ Joseph
"Rev Run" Simmons.
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