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Larenz Tate is a Actor and Executive producer American born on 8 september 1975 at Chicago (USA)

Larenz Tate

Larenz Tate
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Nationality USA
Birth 8 september 1975 (44 years) at Chicago (USA)

Larenz Tate (born September 8, 1975) is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his roles as Peter Waters in Crash and as O-Dog in the 1993 drama film, Menace II Society. His other films include Dead Presidents, Love Jones, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, A Man Apart, Waist Deep, Biker Boyz and Ray.

Biography

After a painful heartbreak caused by Annette Landon Ivory the love of his life, Lorenz Tate took a hiatus from dating. After several years he is currently married to Tomasina Parrott. They were married on November 30, 2006. The couple have three sons.

Best films

Girls Trip (2017)
(Actor)
Ray (2004)
(Actor)
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Filmography of Larenz Tate (17 films)

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Actor

Girls Trip
Girls Trip (2017)
, 2h2
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter
Roles Julian Stevens
Rating62% 3.10953.10953.10953.10953.1095
Quatre amies partent faire un voyage et décident de se lâcher comme jamais.
Beta Test
Beta Test (2016)

Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Larenz Tate, Manu Bennett, Linden Ashby, Yuji Okumoto
Roles Max
Rating59% 2.996822.996822.996822.996822.99682
Beta Test revolves around a Seattle-based video game tester, Max (Tate), who is tasked with reviewing the latest sensation from global video game juggernaut, Sentinel. As he begins his procedural dissection of the game, he begins to realize this new game is not like any other. As new missions are completed, events in the real world begin to mirror them. Soon, a deep-rooted conspiracy is uncovered from within the walls of Sentinel, which leads us to discover that the game’s protagonist, Orson Creed (Bennett), is a real man, in the real world. If Creed can join forces with the man controlling him, together they may have a chance at unraveling this conspiracy before the tasks in the game escalate and overwhelm their city.
Unity
Unity (2015)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Lena Headey, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rating74% 3.7386553.7386553.7386553.7386553.738655
UNITY will be a documentary that explores humanity’s transformation. It will be a film about "compassion for all beings", all “expressions of life”, and going beyond any and all “separation based on form”. The film is presented in five chapters: 'Cosmic', 'Mind', 'Body', 'Heart' and 'Soul'.
Gun Hill
Gun Hill (2014)

Origin USA
Genres Action
Actors Larenz Tate, Tawny Cypress, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Aisha Hinds, Hisham Tawfiq
Roles Bird Stevens
Rating67% 3.380333.380333.380333.380333.38033
Trane is an undercover agent with a secret task force. Bird is a recently freed convict who plays by a different set of rules. However, when Trane is murdered, Bird assumes his brother’s identity, seeking his brother’s murderer and a second chance at life while grappling with morality, fatherhood and love.
Waist Deep
Waist Deep (2006)
, 1h27
Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Kimora Lee Simmons, The Game, Arnold Vosloo
Roles Lucky
Rating59% 2.952272.952272.952272.952272.95227
Ex-con Otis (Tyrese Gibson), or "O2" as he was once known on account of his ability to vanish from a crime scene like oxygen, has done his time and is now determined to stay out of trouble and never leave his young son, Otis, Jr. (played by Vondie Curtis-Hall's young son, Henry Hunter Hall), ever again.
Crash
Crash (2004)
, 1h52
Directed by Paul Haggis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about racism, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Gangster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Karina Arroyave, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser
Roles Peter Waters
Rating77% 3.898723.898723.898723.898723.89872
Today The film begins with commentary by passenger Detective Graham Waters (Don Cheadle) having suffered a car accident with his partner Ria (Jennifer Esposito). He mentions that the denizens of Los Angeles have lost their "sense of touch." Ria and the driver of the other car, Kim Lee, exchange racially charged insults. When Waters exits the car, he arrives at a police investigation crime scene concerning the discovery of "a dead kid."
Ray
Ray (2004)
, 2h32
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Le blues, Musical films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Sharon Warren, Harry Lennix, Terrence Demoustier
Roles Quincy Jones
Rating76% 3.848853.848853.848853.848853.84885
Raised on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles Robinson went blind at the age of seven, shortly after witnessing his younger brother drown. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the chitlin circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation before exploding onto the worldwide stage when he pioneered the incorporation of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, gospel, country, jazz and orchestral influences into his inimitable style.
Biker Boyz
Biker Boyz (2003)
, 1h50
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Motocyclette, Hip hop films, Musical films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Lisa Bonet, Brendan Fehr
Roles Wood
Rating46% 2.305082.305082.305082.305082.30508
In the world of underground motorcycle racing, the undefeated racer known as Smoke (Laurence Fishburne) is the undisputed "King of Cali." But Smoke's dominance of the set is about to be threatened by a young motorcycle racing prodigy called Kid (Derek Luke), who is determined to win Smoke's helmet and earn the coveted title. Kid says that the difference between men and boys are the lessons they learn- and that his father, Slick Will, taught him plenty.
A Man Apart, 1h49
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Vin Diesel, Larenz Tate, Geno Silva, Timothy Olyphant, Jacqueline Obradors, Ken Davitian
Roles Demetrius Hicks
Rating60% 3.049523.049523.049523.049523.04952
Sean Vetter (Vin Diesel) and Demetrius Hicks (Larenz Tate), who are former criminals, are members of the U.S. DEA working on the California/Mexico border. After arresting a drug baron named Memo Lucero (Geno Silva), the mysterious "Diablo" steps in and organizes the assassination of Vetter, but his wife, Stacy (Jacqueline Obradors), is the one who is killed instead.
Why Do Fools Fall In Love, 1h56
Directed by Gregory Nava
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre, Documentary, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon, Larenz Tate, Paul Mazursky, Pamela Reed
Roles Frankie Lymon
Rating64% 3.2003753.2003753.2003753.2003753.200375
Lymon was thirteen years old when the teenage group Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers erupted from radios and jukeboxes with their 1956 hit "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" and appeared in the movie Rock, Rock, Rock (1956).
The Postman, 3h
Directed by Kevin Costner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Romance, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films
Actors Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams, James Russo, Daniel von Bargen
Roles Ford Lincoln Mercury
Rating61% 3.050023.050023.050023.050023.05002
In an alternate history year of 1998, an unspecified apocalyptic event known only as "The Doomwar" erased almost all technology and caused societal collapse, sending the continents back to the Dark Ages. Fifteen years later, in post-apocalyptic 2013, pockets of survivors in more rural areas have formed small villages to maintain some semblance of civilization, while others have joined militias and warlords that prey on survivors. Horses are the standard for travel, and bartering has replaced currency.
Love Jones
Love Jones (1997)
, 1h48
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Bill Bellamy, Isaiah Washington, Khalil Kain, Leonard Roberts
Roles Darius Lovehall
Rating74% 3.749423.749423.749423.749423.74942
In Chicago, Darius Lovehall (Larenz Tate) is a poet who is giving a reading at the Sanctuary, an upscale nightclub presenting jazz and poetry to a bohemian clientele. Shortly before his set, he meets Nina Mosley (Nia Long), a gifted photographer who recently lost her job. They exchange small talk, and Darius makes his interest clear when he retitles his love poem "A Blues For Nina". A mutual attraction is sparked between them, and Darius invites himself back to her place to ask her out. They have sex on the first date, but neither Darius or Nina are sure what to do next. Nina has just gotten out of a relationship and isn't sure if she still cares for her old boyfriend. Darius isn't sure whether or not to admit that he really cares for Nina.
Dead Presidents, 1h59
Directed by Albert et Allen Hughes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Politique, Hip hop films, Political films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, N'Bushe Wright, Freddy Rodríguez, Rose Jackson
Roles Anthony Curtis
Rating68% 3.4486853.4486853.4486853.4486853.448685
In the spring of 1969, Anthony Curtis (Larenz Tate) is about to graduate from high school. Anthony is not going to college, and needing to get away from home to find himself, he enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps shortly after graduation. He is sent to Vietnam, leaving behind his middle-class family, a pregnant girlfriend (Rose Jackson), and small time crook Kirby (Keith David), who is like a second father.
The Inkwell, 1h50
Directed by Matty Rich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Larenz Tate, Joe Morton, Suzzanne Douglas, Glynn Turman, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Morris Chestnut
Roles Drew Tate
Rating64% 3.248243.248243.248243.248243.24824
Set in the summer of 1976, the film follows the adventures of Drew Tate (Larenz Tate), a shy 16-year-old from upstate New York, when he and his family spend two weeks with affluent relatives on Martha's Vineyard. Drew's parents, Kenny (Joe Morton) and Brenda (Suzzanne Douglass), worry that their son is emotionally disturbed. His favorite companion is a doll, in which he names Iago (after the character in the Shakespeare classic Othello), with which he engages in animated conversations. They also fear that a fire he accidentally set in the family garage foreshadows a future as an arsonist.