Courtney B. Vance
Detroit Country Day School
Featured in the Broadway play "Lucky Guy," leading to a Tony win
Appeared alongside Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in the musical comedy "Joyful Noise"
Cast as Stanford Wedeck, the head of the FBI Los Angeles office on ABC's "FlashForward"
Appeared in the final season of NBC's "ER"
Landed a small role in Clint Eastwood's "Space Cowboys"
Joined an ensemble cast for Robert Altman's "Cookie's Fortune"
Co-starred with Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston in Penny Marshall's "The Preacher's Wife"
Co-starred as Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale in the feature "Panther"
Starred in the HBO movie "The Affair" as a black GI who falls in love with a married white woman in WWII England
First leading role in a feature, "The Adventures of Huck Finn" opposite Elijah Wood
Appeared in the Broadway production of "Six Degrees of Separation"
Made his Broadway debut reprising the role of Cory in "Fences"
Made feature acting debut in "Hamburger Hill"
Originated the role of Cory in August Wilson's "Fences" at the Yale Repertory Theater
Made TV acting debut in the CBS movie "First Affair"
When Vance appeared on "ER," he portrayed the husband of Dr. Catherine Banfield, played by his real-life wife, Angela Bassett.