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Roger Guenveur Smith


Roger Guenveur Smith is an internationally acclaimed actor, writer, and director who has created a prolific body of work on stage and screen. He adapted his Obie Award-winning solo performance of A Huey P. Newton Story into a Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague Spike Lee, with whom he continues to collaborate in a ... See full bio »

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Known For

American Gangster
(2007)
Final Destination
Final Destination Agent Schreck
(2000)
Do the Right Thing
(1989)
He Got Game
He Got Game Big Time Willie
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Burning Shadow (post-production)
Mr. Jones
 2017 Exhortation (Short) (post-production)
Todd Birnie
 2017 The Choir Director (post-production)
Trustee Jonathan Smith
 2017/II The Other Side (post-production)
Martin
 2017 Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks
Paul Sydney
 2017 Rodney King
Rodney King
 2017/I The Clapper
Dr. Rogers B. Hay
 2017/I Bitch
 2016/I Dirty
Detective Berg
 2016 The Birth of a Nation
Isaiah
 2015 Chi-Raq
Red, White, and Blue Insurance Salesman
 2015 Supermodel
Max
 2015 But Not for Me
Raymond Little
 2015 Dutch Book
Cornelius Parks
 2013 Empire State
Agent Marichal
 2012 Promesas (Short)
Victor
 2012 Missed (Short)
 2012 In Sickness and in Health (TV Movie)
Calvin
 2012 Syndicate (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2011 Lost Revolution
Cesar
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
 2011/I Abduction
Mr. Miles
 2011 CornerStore
Earl
 2011 Eagleheart (TV Series)
Vargas
- Get Worse Soon (2011) ... Vargas
 2011 The Son of No One
Hanky
 2010 Better Mus' Come
Prime Minister
 2010 Page 36 (Short)
Avoe Vullaley
 2010/I Salvation Road (Short)
The Man
 2010 Mooz-Lum
Hassan Mahdi
 2010 Napoleonic (Short)
James Kingston
 2010 Caller ID
Blake
 2009 Applause for Miss E (TV Movie)
Buddy
 2009 Kings (TV Series)
Belial
- Brotherhood (2009) ... Belial
 2009 Fighting
Jack Dancing
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
Sac Federici
- Samson & Delilah (2008) ... Sac Federici
 2007 Cover
Kevin Wilson
 2007 The Take
Dr. Phineas
 2006/I Confessions
Father Jeffrey
 2006 Mercenary for Justice (Video)
Anthony Chapel
 2006 Fatwa
Samir Al-Faied
 2006 God's Waiting List
Solomon Corbin
 2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Off. Ty Davis Sr.
- Forever Blue (2005) ... Off. Ty Davis Sr.
 2004 Joy Road
Charles Blocker
 2004 Justice
Carter
 2003 Shade
Marlo (as Roger G. Smith)
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Reginald Harris
- The Next Life (2002) ... Reginald Harris
 2001 The Warden (TV Movie)
Napoliano
 2000/II Hamlet (TV Movie)
Laertes
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Terry Pennington
- A Farewell to Arm (2000) ... Terry Pennington
 1999 Incognito (TV Movie)
Quinn Mathis
 1999 Facade
Henson
 1998 The Color of Courage (TV Movie)
Mac McGhee
 1998 He Got Game
Big Time Willie
 1997 Eve's Bayou
Lenny Mereaux
 1997 Oz (TV Series)
Huseni Mershah
- Plan B (1997) ... Huseni Mershah
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Forbes
- The Last Hurrah (1997) ... Forbes
 1996 Get on the Bus
Gary
 1995 Tales from the Hood
Rhodie
 1995/I Panther
Pruitt
 1995 The O.J. Simpson Story (TV Movie)
Professor Ford (as Roger Smith)
 1992 Malcolm X
Rudy
 1992 Deep Cover
Eddie
 1991 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Man in Gallery
- Eldin Imitates Life (1991) ... Man in Gallery
 1990 King of New York
Tanner (as Roger Smith)
 1989 Do the Right Thing
Smiley
 1988 School Daze
Yoda (as Roger Smith)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (15 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(September 14 to October 6, 2013) He performed in his play, "Rodney King" (Three Solo Shows in Repertory: Part of the Radar Los Angeles Festival" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Alternate Names:

Roger G. Smith | Roger Smith

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Portrayed the character, "Charles Blocker", in Extra Film Production's Joy Road (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Often won't blink when he talks

Star Sign:

Leo

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