Larenz Tate

Actor
Handsome, charismatic and emotionally expressive, Tate acted in L. A. community theater before making his TV debut on an episode of CBS' 1985 revival of "The Twilight Zone". Other TV credits followed on series including ... Read more »
Born: 09/08/1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (33)

Game of Silence 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Robinson 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Gun Hill 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Rescue Me 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1992 - 1993, 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

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

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2005 Black Movie Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Monkey 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Waist Deep 2006 (Movie)

Lucky (Actor)

Crash 2005 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

The Second Annual Vibe Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Ray 2004 (Movie)

Quincy Jones (Actor)

The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

With All Deliberate Speed 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Man Apart 2003 (Movie)

Demetrius Hicks (Actor)

Biker Boyz 2003 (Movie)

Wood (Actor)

The 34th NAACP Image Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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6th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Come Down 1999 (Movie)

Neville (Actor)

The 30th NAACP Image Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Why Do Fools Fall in Love? 1998 (Movie)

Frankie Lymon (Actor)

Love Jones 1997 (Movie)

Darius Lovehall (Actor)

The Postman 1997 (Movie)

Ford (Actor)

Dead Presidents 1995 (Movie)

Anthony Curtis (Actor)

Harts of the West 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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South Central 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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The Inkwell 1994 (Movie)

Drew Tate (Actor)

Menace II Society 1993 (Movie)

O-Dog (Actor)

The Royal Family 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Clippers 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Rush (Tv Show)

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Seeds of Tragedy (TV Show)

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The Women of Brewster Place (TV Show)

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Producer (2)

Bill Bellamy's Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Love Come Down 1999 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Handsome, charismatic and emotionally expressive, Tate acted in L. A. community theater before making his TV debut on an episode of CBS' 1985 revival of "The Twilight Zone". Other TV credits followed on series including "21 Jump Street", "Matlock" and "The Wonder Years". Tate appeared in Oprah Winfrey's high-profile miniseries "The Women of Brewster Place" (ABC, 1989) before landing a succession of stints as a TV series regular, notably as Andre, a young man impatient for independence, on the ambitious comedy-drama "South Central" (Fox, 1994).

Relationships

Larry Tate

Father

Peggy Tate

Mother

Lahmard Tate

Brother
Born c. 1972

Larron Tate

Brother
Born c. 1970

Milestones

2007

Joined season four of the FX drama, "Rescue Me" playing 'Black Shawn'

2006

Cast opposite Jeremy Piven in the indie comedy, "Keeping Up with the Steins"

2006

Co-starred with Tyrese Gibson in Vondie Curtis-Hall's "Waist Deep"

2005

Joined an ensemble cast for Paul Haggis' directorial debut, "Crash"

2004

Portrayed Quincy Jones in "Ray," the biopic of legendary blues singer Ray Charles (played by Jamie Foxx)

2003

Featured in the action feature, "Biker Boyz"

2003

Co-starred with Vin Diesel in "A Man Apart"

2000

Produced and starred in the independent feature, "Love Come Down"

1998

Portrayed pop singer Frankie Lymon in "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"

1997

Had featured role in "The Postman"

1995

Re-teamed with the Hughes brothers for "Dead Presidents"

1994

Cast as a regular on the FOX series, "South Central"

1994

Starred in the feature, "The Inkwell"

1993

Made feature debut a trigger-happy teenager in the Hughes brothers' "Menace II Society"

1991

Played the teenaged son of Della Reese on the CBS series, "The Royal Family"

1990

Made debut as a TV series regular in the short-lived ABC sitcom, "New Attitude"

1989

TV miniseries debut, "The Women of Brewster Place" (ABC)

1985

Made TV debut in the CBS revival of "The Twilight Zone"

Moved with family to Los Angeles at nine years old

Began a drama program at the Inner City Cultural Center with his brothers

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