Wynton Marsalis worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Marsalis had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "Jazz At The Smithsonian: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers" (1990) and the Barbara Hershey romantic fantasy "Tune in Tomorrow..." (1990). Marsalis worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Dateline NBC" (1991-). During his budding acting career, Marsalis also contributed music for the drama "Jungle Fever" (1991) with Wesley Snipes. Marsalis was nominated for an Outstanding Classical Program In the Performing Arts Primetime Emmy Award for "Kathleen Battle and Wynton Marsalis: Baroque Duet" in 1992 as well as for an Outstanding Classical Program In the Performing Arts Primetime Emmy Award for "A Classical Jazz Christmas With Wynton Marsalis" in 1990. In the nineties, Marsalis devoted his time to various credits, such as "It Could Happen to You" (1994), "The Chris Rock Show" (HBO, 1996-2002), "Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog" with Dannie Richmond (1997) and "Rosewood" (1997) starring Jon Voight. Recently, he continued to act in "Traveling Miles: Cassandra Wilson" (2000) and "A Trumpet of the Walls of Jericho" (2005) with Ossie Davis. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Century" (1998-99). Marsalis also contributed music to the Cher musical "Burlesque" (2010). Marsalis also worked on "Chops."