Lance Gross

He gave up a promising career in track and field to pursue a far more uncertain future in show business, but it seems that Lance Gross rolled the dice and won when he decided to pursue acting over athletics. Modeling ... Read more »
Born: 07/08/1981 in Oakland, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Sleepy Hollow 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grey's Anatomy 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crisis 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Royal Pains 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Fall 2011 (Movie)

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Tyler Perry's House of Payne 2006 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Our Family Wedding 2010 (Movie)

Marcus Boyd (Actor)

The 41st NAACP Image Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns 2008 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Biography

He gave up a promising career in track and field to pursue a far more uncertain future in show business, but it seems that Lance Gross rolled the dice and won when he decided to pursue acting over athletics. Modeling launched his career, but following a few bit parts and appearances in videos, his big break came when he landed a recurring role on the Tyler Perry series "House of Payne" (Syndication, TBS, 2006-2012). His television work led to a part in Perry's "Meet the Browns" (2008) and subsequent film roles including "Our Family Wedding" (2010), "The Last Fall" (2012) and "Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" (2013), as well as multiple NAACP Image Awards.

Relationships

Eva Marcille Actor

Ex-Companion

EDUCATION

Howard University

Milestones

2012

Produced and starred in "The Last Fall"

2010

Starred alongside Forest Whitaker in "Our Family Wedding"

2008

First film role in "Meet the Browns"

2007

Became series regular on "House of Payne"

2006

First role on a TV show, "Eve"

Bonus Trivia

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Won multiple NAACP Awards for his role as Calvin Payne on "House of Payne."

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Regarding his decision to abandon track and field for acting: "I haven’t had any regrets at all. I’m doing what I love and I honestly couldn’t picture myself running track for the rest of my life." -from Ebony, Oct. 29, 2012

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On both producing and starring in "The Last Fall": "I had to be an actor and producer [on this project] and sometimes I had to turn off the producer side and just focus on the actor side because they can definitely take away from each other." - from VIBE Vixen, Jan. 16, 2013

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