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Vondie Curtis-Hall
Born September 30, 1956 (1956-09-30) (age 53)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Director
Spouse(s) Kasi Lemmons (1995-Present) 1 Child

Vondie Curtis-Hall (born September 30, 1956) is an American actor and film director. As an actor, he is best known for his role as Dr. Dennis Hancock on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope created by David E. Kelley.

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Early life

Curtis-Hall was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Angeline, a nurse, and Curtis, who owned a construction company.[1] Initially a stage actor, Curtis-Hall was a member of the original cast of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. He originated the role of Marty, James "Thunder" Early's original manager.

Career

Curtis-Hall has appeared in numerous films including Sugar Hill, Crooklyn, Drop Squad, and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. His credits as a director include the films Gridlock'd, Glitter, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story, Waist Deep, as well as episodes of television shows The Shield, Firefly, Chicago Hope, MDs, and The Sopranos. In 2000, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Danny Glover (who portrayed Marty in the film adaptation of Dreamgirls) both appeared in the TNT made-for-television movie Freedom Song.

He has had recurring roles on TV series such as Soul Food, I'll Fly Away, and ER. His recurring role as Roger McGrath on ER earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

His most prominent role as an actor to date is as a supporting character on the main cast of the medical drama Chicago Hope named Dennis Hancock.

He is married to actress/director Kasi Lemmons. His son is Henry Hunter Hall.

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Vondie Curtis-Hall
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Born September 30, 1956 (1956-09-30) (age 54)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Director
Spouse Kasi Lemmons (1995-Present) 1 Child

Vondie Curtis-Hall (born September 30, 1956) is an American actor and film director. As an actor, he is best known for his role as Dr. Dennis Hancock on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope created by David E. Kelley.

Contents

Early life

Curtis-Hall was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Angeline, a nurse, and Curtis, who owned a construction company.[1] Initially a stage actor, Curtis-Hall was a member of the original cast of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. He originated the role of Marty, James "Thunder" Early's original manager.

Career

Curtis-Hall has appeared in numerous films including Sugar Hill, Crooklyn, Drop Squad, and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. His credits as a director include the films Gridlock'd, Glitter, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story, Waist Deep, as well as episodes of television shows The Shield, Firefly, Chicago Hope, MDs, and The Sopranos. In 2000, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Danny Glover (who portrayed Marty in the film adaptation of Dreamgirls) both appeared in the TNT made-for-television movie Freedom Song.

He has had recurring roles on TV series such as Soul Food, I'll Fly Away, and ER. His recurring role as Roger McGrath on ER earned him an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

His most prominent role as an actor to date is as a supporting character on the main cast of the medical drama Chicago Hope named Dennis Hancock.

He is married to actress/director Kasi Lemmons and they have a son, Henry Hunter, and a daughter, Zora.

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