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Colman Domingo

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1969-11-28

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Male

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Colman Domingo (born November 28, 1969) is an award-winning American actor, playwright and director. Domingo graduated from Temple University where he majored in Journalism. Soon thereafter he moved to San Francisco, California where he started acting, mainly in theatre. One of the first films for Domingo was in 1999 in the movie Around the Fire as Trace, where he worked with Eric Mabius and Tara Reid. Colman starred as Mister Franklin/ Venus of Berlin in the critically acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange, which, after a successful 2007 run at The Public Theatre, opened on Broadway on Feb. 28, 2008. Colman Domingo received an Obie Award in spring 2008 as part of the ensemble of Passing Strange Off-Broadway . Colman reprised his roles in the film version of Passing Strange directed by Spike Lee, which made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. In 2010, Domingo's self-penned play "A Boy and His Soul" premiered Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theater, for which he won GLAAD Award: Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway and a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Drama League Award. Domingo starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago, the longest running revival on Broadway (Playbill.com). Colman also starred in final collaboration by Kander and Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys directed by Susan Stroman on Broadway in Fall 2010, and, for that role, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical in May 2011. Domingo was also nominated for the Fred Astaire Award for Best Principal Dancer on Broadway in 2011. He starred on the second and third (final) seasons of Logo TV's The Big Gay Sketch Show, produced by Rosie O'Donnell; his best known character is his impression of Maya Angelou. Colman can be seen in an upcoming series, produced & recorded at DuArt, created by J. Kyle Manzay, called, It's All Elementary. Domingo has taught at the O'Neill National Theater Institute. Description above from the Wikipedia article Colman Domingo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Passing Strange

Passing Strange

A young black artist leaves his Los Angeles digs and travels to Europe to find himself. A theatrical stage production of the original Broadway musical

2009-08-21
Lincoln

Lincoln

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

2012-11-16
Newlyweeds

Newlyweeds

A match made in stoner heaven turns into a love triangle gone awry when Lyle can't decide which matters most, Nina or Mary Jane.

2013-09-18
Selma

Selma

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

2014-12-25
A Long Walk

A Long Walk

A father humiliates his son by parading him through the neighborhood in women's clothing in front of all the other kids on a summer day. The impact of that decision ripples through his family and best friend's lives for years to come. This story is based on true events.

2014-03-25
The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

2016-10-07
Time Out of Mind

Time Out of Mind

Evicted from his squat and suddenly alone on the streets, George is a man without a home. Struggling with his demons and desperately trying to connect with the daughter he abandoned, he navigates the system, hustling for change and somewhere safe and quiet to gather his thoughts. But the streets are relentless and soon, George finds himself teetering on the edge, alone and abandoned.

2015-09-09
Beautiful Something

Beautiful Something

Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.

2015-04-26
Red Hook Summer

Red Hook Summer

When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his strict grandfather, Enoch, a firebrand preacher, is bent on getting him to accept Jesus Christ as his personal savior. Only Chazz, the feisty girl from church, provides a diversion from the drudgery. As hot summer simmers and Sunday mornings brim with Enoch’s operatic sermons, things turn anything but dull as people’s conflicting agendas collide.

2012-08-10
Assassination Nation

Assassination Nation

In a small suburb, four teenage girls become the focus of unwanted, world-wide media attention after their personal information is leaked by an anonymous hacker.

2018-09-21
If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

After a black man is jailed for a crime he didn't commit, his pregnant fiancé does all she can to free him. Adapted from James Baldwin's 1974 novel.

2018-12-31
All Is Bright

All Is Bright

Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.

2013-09-10
True Crime

True Crime

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.

1999-03-19
First Match

First Match

Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood decides that wrestling boys is the only way back to her estranged father.

2018-03-12