John Toles-Bey

Actor, Screenwriter
Actor John Toles-Bey was known for his roles on the silver screen. In 1974, he joined Val Gray Ward's repertory company, Kuumba Workshop. In 1985, he wrote (also acted) short film, "Honky Tonk Bud." He formed the ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (31)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bottoms Up 2005 (Movie)

Otis (Actor)

Karen Sisco 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

K-Pax 2001 (Movie)

Russell (Actor)

NYPD Blue 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1998 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Philly 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The District 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1998 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

7 Days 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dude, Where's My Car? 2000 (Movie)

Mr Pizzacoli (Actor)

The X-Files 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1996, 1998 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sour Grapes 1998 (Movie)

Lee (Actor)

A Kid in Aladdin's Palace 1997 (Movie)

Charey (Actor)

Hoodlum 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Extreme Measures 1996 (Movie)

Bobby (Actor)

Martin 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Watcher 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Waterworld 1995 (Movie)

Plane Gunner (Actor)

Angie 1994 (Movie)

Hospital Guard (Actor)

Love Is a Gun 1994 (Movie)

Jay Leibowitz (Actor)

Wet 1994 (Movie)

William (Actor)

Leap of Faith 1992 (Movie)

Titus (Actor)

Trespass 1992 (Movie)

Goose (Actor)

A Rage in Harlem 1991 (Movie)

Jodie (Actor)

Cadence 1991 (Movie)

Lawrence (Actor)

La Grieta 1990 (Movie)

Skeets (Actor)

Midnight Run 1988 (Movie)

Monroe Bouchet (Actor)

Weeds 1987 (Movie)

Navarro (Actor)

Always Outnumbered (TV Show)

Actor

Joe and Max (TV Show)

Actor

Steel Justice (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Actor John Toles-Bey was known for his roles on the silver screen. In 1974, he joined Val Gray Ward's repertory company, Kuumba Workshop. In 1985, he wrote (also acted) short film, "Honky Tonk Bud." He formed the political satire comedy team "Strait Up" with Byron Chatman and performed for crowds at Venice Beach, CA. Toles-Bey's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "Weeds" (1987) with Nick Nolte, the action flick "Midnight Run" (1988) with Robert De Niro and the drama "La Grieta" (1990) with Jack Scalia. He also appeared in the Charlie Sheen drama "Cadence" (1991), the Forest Whitaker action picture "A Rage in Harlem" (1991) and "Leap of Faith" (1992). He kept working in film throughout the nineties, starring in "Love Is a Gun" (1994), the dramedy "Angie" (1994) with Geena Davis and the Kevin Costner action film "Waterworld" (1995). In his more recent career, he tackled roles in the comedy "Sour Grapes" (1998) with Jack Burns, "Dude, Where's My Car?" (2000) and the dramatic adaptation "K-Pax" (2001) with Kevin Spacey. He held additional roles in television including a part on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015). Most recently, Toles-Bey acted in the Paris Hilton comedy "Bottoms Up" (2006).

Milestones

1991

Acted in the TV movie "Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance"

1991

Scripted the feature "A Rage in Harlem"

1987

Acted in his first feature, "Weeds"

1985

Wrote (also acted) short film, "Honky Tonk Bud"

1974

Joined Val Gray Ward's repertory company, Kuumba Workshop

First stage role, "Frosty, the Snowman" in a school production

Formed the political satire comedy team "Strait Up" with Byron Chatman and performed for crowds at Venice Beach, CA

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