49 years old (Born on March 09, 1971)
American actor; He is famous from Webster.His college years stretched from 1989 until 1997. He took time off for occasional acting gigs. Is the youngest of 4 children. Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA Was often mistaken for Gary Coleman because of the 3 things he had in common with the "Diff`rent Strokes" (1978) child star: he`s African-American, short, and has starred in a sitcom about trans-racial adoptions. His contract was renegotiated by his agent and attorney after the first season of "Webster" (1983) to commit him to five more seasons and give him a share of the profits, including syndication money.
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Chooses his projects very carefully. He turned down an offer to play an urban gang-banger, a vulgar kind of a role.
His tight-knit family kept him off the destructive path traveled by so many child stars.
His parents divorced when he was only 2 years old.
According to endocrinologists, he has all the potential for normal growth.
Mother`s name is Margaret.
Was a contestant on "The Weakest Link". His first question was "What month has the least amount of days?" He unfortunately guessed "May", but was not voted `the weakest link` until much later on the show.
Graduated from Clark Atlanta University in 1997 with a theatre arts degree
Was 12 years old when "Webster" (1983) first premiered. The series finale premiered just one day after his 18th birthday.
His birthday is also the anniversary of The The Notorious B.I.G.`s death.
Became a budding entrepreneur, dabbling with both a limousine company and a car wash service.
Returned to show business after graduating college in 1997, but his options were limited. He was just over 4 feet tall and still looked like the little boy from "Webster" (1983).
Ranked #6 in VH1`s list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005).
His friendship with Michael Jackson remains intact, though they rarely see each other.
Has one sister and two brothers: Lizziebeth (b. 1964), Roscoe (b. 1968), and Chris (b. 1970).
Had no entourage or limo during his "Webster" (1983) fame. His mother drove him to work and home.