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Colman Domingo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Colman Domingo (born November 28, 1969) is an award-winning American actor, playwright and director. Domingo graduated from Temple University where he majored in Journalism. Soon thereafter he moved to San Francisco, California where he started acting, mainly in theatre. One of the first films for Domingo was in 1999 in the movie Around the Fire as Trace, where he worked with Eric Mabius and Tara Reid. Colman starred as Mister Franklin/ Venus of Berlin in the critically acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange, which, after a successful 2007 run at The Public Theatre, opened on Broadway on Feb. 28, 2008. Colman Domingo received an Obie Award in spring 2008 as part of the ensemble of Passing Strange Off-Broadway . Colman reprised his roles in the film version of Passing Strange directed by Spike Lee, which made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. In 2010, Domingo's self-penned play "A Boy and His Soul" premiered Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theater, for which he won GLAAD Award: Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway & Off–Broadway and a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Drama League Award. Domingo starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago, the longest running revival on Broadway ( Colman also starred in final collaboration by Kander and Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys directed by Susan Stroman on Broadway in Fall 2010, and, for that role, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical in May 2011. Domingo was also nominated for the Fred Astaire Award for Best Principal Dancer on Broadway in 2011. He starred on the second and third (final) seasons of Logo TV's The Big Gay Sketch Show, produced by Rosie O'Donnell; his best known character is his impression of Maya Angelou. Colman can be seen in an upcoming series, produced & recorded at DuArt, created by J. Kyle Manzay, called, It's All Elementary. Domingo has taught at the O'Neill National Theater Institute. Description above from the Wikipedia article Colman Domingo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 28, 1969 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Around the Fire 1998-09-26
Latest Project:
Movie Drive-Away Dolls 2024-02-22
Known For
Poster of The Birth of a Nation
Poster of Fear the Walking Dead
Poster of Selma
Poster of The Big Gay Sketch Show
Movie Drive-Away Dolls Chief 2024-02-22
Movie Nothingman Otis Tremmel 2024
Movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Unicron (voice) 2023-06-06
Movie Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken Arthur Gillman (voice) 2023-06-28
Movie Rustin Bayard Rustin 2023-11-03
Movie The Color Purple Mister 2023-12-25
Movie The God Committee Father Dunbar 2021-07-02
Movie Tom Clancy's Without Remorse Pastor West 2021-04-29
Movie Candyman William Burke 2021-08-25
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Cutler 2020-11-25
Movie Zola X 2020-01-24
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen Self 2020-12-18
Movie Barbecue James T 2020-12-10
Movie Lucy in the Sky Frank Paxton 2019-09-20
Movie First Match Coach Castile 2018-03-12
Movie Assassination Nation Principal Turrell 2018-09-21
Movie If Beale Street Could Talk Joseph Rivers 2018-12-14
Movie The Birth of a Nation Hark 2016-09-09
Series Fear the Walking Dead Victor Strand 2015-08-23
Movie Beautiful Something Drew 2015-04-26
Movie A Long Walk Older Paul 2014-03-25
Movie Selma Ralph Abernathy 2014-12-25
Movie Time Out of Mind Mr. Oyello 2014-09-07
Movie All Is Bright Nzomo 2013-09-10
Movie The Butler Freddie Fallows 2013-08-16
Movie Newlyweeds Chico 2013-09-18
Movie Hairbrained Finals Moderator 2013-11-25
Movie Red Hook Summer Blessing Rowe 2012-08-10
Movie Lincoln Private Harold Green 2012-11-09
Movie Passing Strange Mr.Franklin / Joop / Mr. Venus 2009-08-21
Movie Miracle at St. Anna West Indian Postal Customer 2008-09-15
Series The Big Gay Sketch Show 2007-04-24
Movie Freedomland Male Patient 2006-02-17
Movie True Crime Wally Cartwright 1999-03-19
Movie Around the Fire Trace 1998-09-26