Did You Know: His first professional acting role was as Ricky in the 1991 John Singleton-directed classic, Boyz ‘N the Hood.
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Did You Know: Before dropping out of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, Terrance Howard majored in chemical engineering.
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Did You Know: Comedienne Sommore is half-sisters with this actress.
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Did You Know: Before landing a popular role in the movie Rent, Taye Diggs was a cast member at Tokyo Disneyland.
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Did You Know: The NYC native didn’t always have acting dreams on her mind. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in English, Lathan leaned towards becoming a lawyer, but decided to obtain her Masters at Yale University's School of Drama.
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Did You Know: At the age of 14, Monica Calhoun debuted in the 1985 film Children of the Night.
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Did You Know: Prior to gracing the silver screen in films such as Think Like A Man, and Scary Movie, Regina Hall graduated with a Masters in journalism from New York University.
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Did You Know: The Brooklyn-native wasn’t always known for his acting skills when he first studied dance with the Alvin Ailey Company.
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Did You Know: Starring as Karen Krantz in Miss Congeniality, Melissa De Sousa played the role of Miss New York, which also serves as her hometown.
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