Stage, film, and television character actor who played roles on daytime TV's All My Children and One Life to Live.
He earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his role in Miss Evers' Boys.
He portrayed Berry Gordy, Jr. in the television movie, The Temptations (1998).
He began his acting career on stage in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls.
He has a brother named Akin.