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Vondie Curtis-Hall is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 30 september 1956 at Detroit (USA)

Vondie Curtis-Hall

Vondie Curtis-Hall
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Nationality USA
Birth 30 september 1956 (67 years) at Detroit (USA)

Vondie Curtis-Hall (born September 30, 1956) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and television director. As an actor, he is known for his role as Dr. Dennis Hancock on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope created by David E. Kelley and as Ben Urich in the Netflix TV series Marvel's Daredevil. He wrote and directed the cult film Gridlock'd.


Comme acteur, on a pu l'apercevoir dans des films comme Black Rain, 58 minutes pour vivre et Broken Arrow. À la télévision, il est remarqué dans la série Urgences où il jouait Roger, le beau-père du fils du docteur Benton (interprété par Eriq La Salle) qui se battaient la garde.
Comme réalisateur, il a mis en scène Gridlock'd (1997) avec Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth et Thandie Newton et Glitter (2001), avec Mariah Carey, qui fut un échec commercial.
Vondie Curtis-Hall joue le rôle de D-Riper dans son film Gridlock'd.

Usually with

Kasi Lemmons
Kasi Lemmons
(6 films)
John Sayles
John Sayles
(3 films)
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vondie Curtis-Hall (40 films)

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Experimenter, 1h38
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Psychologie
Actors Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Peter Sarsgaard, Anton Yelchin, John Leguizamo
Roles Thomas Shine
Rating65% 3.2990853.2990853.2990853.2990853.299085
À New York, dans les années 1960-1970, les expériences d'obéissance à l'autorité du psychologue Stanley Milgram.
Cymbeline (2014)
, 1h37
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Théâtre, Transport films, Motocyclette, Films about psychiatry, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Gangster films
Actors Ethan Hawke, Milla Jovovich, Dakota Johnson, Anton Yelchin, Penn Badgley, Ed Harris
Roles Caius Lucius
Rating37% 1.858521.858521.858521.858521.85852
Based on the play Cymbeline by William Shakespeare, the story revolves around a war between dirty cops and a bigger gang, and a drug kingpin who is driven to desperate measures.
Black Nativity, 1h33
Directed by Kasi Lemmons
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jacob Latimore
Roles Pawnbroker
Rating48% 2.408682.408682.408682.408682.40868
After his mother, Naima, is evicted from their Baltimore apartment, teenage Langston is sent to spend the holidays with his estranged grandparents in New York City. When Langston arrives in the city, he just misses his grandparents and, shortly after, is robbed of his possessions. Entering a hotel to get directions to his grandparents place, Langston is accused of trying to take a wallet and is quickly taken in by the police. While in the holding cell, he meets a man who makes fun of him for stealing wallets. Shortly after, Langston is reunited with his grandfather, the Reverend Cobbs, who takes him to his home.
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans, 2h1
Directed by Werner Herzog
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Jennifer Coolidge, Val Kilmer, Tom Bower, Brad Dourif
Roles Captain James Brasser
Rating65% 3.2971053.2971053.2971053.2971053.297105
August 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. Terence McDonagh (Nicolas Cage) is a New Orleans Police Sergeant. While cleaning out a locker after Hurricane Katrina, he notices that a prisoner may not have been transferred. When he finds the prisoner about to drown, he mocks him before eventually jumping in the water to save him. He is promoted to lieutenant and given a medal for his work, but has suffered a serious back injury because of the rescue. As a result, he is prescribed Vicodin which he will most likely need to take for the rest of his life to manage the pain.
Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Films about prostitution, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kerry Washington, Evan Ross, Shannyn Sossamon, Brandon Routh, Lara Flynn Boyle, RZA
Roles Dixon
Rating60% 3.0496953.0496953.0496953.0496953.049695
The film intertwines several unsettling stories of people in a Manhattan neighborhood ravaged by crack cocaine.
Wicked Spring, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Western
Themes Political films
Actors Aaron Jackson, DJ Perry, Vondie Curtis-Hall
Roles Augustus Elliot
Rating47% 2.360212.360212.360212.360212.36021
In 1861, Harrison Bolding (Brian Merrick) bid farewell to his wife and went off to war. In 1864, during the Battle of the Wilderness, as fighting wears down and night begins to fall, Bolding and two other soldiers, James Hogg (Terry Jernigan) and After Stand Kennerly (Aaron Jackson) get separated from their company and in the darkness they become lost in the thick woods. They happen to run into three other soldiers, John Sunderlin (DJ Perry), Augustus Elliot (Curtis Hall), and Pietro Brolo (Mark Lacy) without realizing they are soldiers from the opposite side. The six weary men socialize by the campfire, telling stories and sharing any food they have left.
Honeydripper, 2h3
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Danny Glover, Keb' Mo, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Kel Mitchell, Yaya DaCosta, Brent Jennings
Roles Slick
Rating66% 3.3446253.3446253.3446253.3446253.344625
Filmed and set in Alabama, the film stars Danny Glover as the owner of a blues club that is failing until he hires a young electric guitarist (Gary Clark, Jr.). The film also stars musician Keb' Mo', actor/comedian Kel Mitchell and singer Mable John. Rhythm and blues singer Ruth Brown recorded some songs for the film and was cast to play a role, but died before filming started.
Talk to Me
Talk to Me (2007)
, 1h58
Directed by Kasi Lemmons
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Don Cheadle, Taraji P. Henson, Peter MacNeill, Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps
Roles Sunny Jim Kelsey
Rating72% 3.64663.64663.64663.64663.6466
Il s'agit de l'histoire d'un disc-jockey très populaire de Washington des années 60, Ralph « Petey » Greene, un Afro -Américain et ancien prisonnier qui devint une figure emblématique des droits communs dans les années 60 à travers ses programmes radios qui traitaient principalement du racisme, de la pauvreté, de la drogue et d'autres problèmes de la société américaine. Le film retrace la période allant de 1966, année de l'entrée professionnelle de Petey au WOL (une station locale de radio de Washington), à 1984, l'année de sa mort (Petey décéda d'un cancer du foie le 10 janvier 1984).
Deceit (2004)
, 1h31
Directed by John Sacret Young
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Marlo Thomas, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Brett Cullen, Emily Barclay, William Devane, Andrew Robertt
Roles Detective Hal Kazin
Rating48% 2.403692.403692.403692.403692.40369
Dense (2004)
, 35minutes
Directed by Vanessa Williams
Origin USA
Actors Lanei Chapman, Michael Ralph, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Yolonda Ross
Roles Ross

A man gives his girlfriend an ultimatum: to drop her career to start a family or he will leave her. She begins to question the relationship realizing maybe she was dense.
Turn It Up
Turn It Up (2000)
, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Pras, Ja Rule, Jason Statham, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Tamala Jones, John Ralston
Roles Cliff
Rating41% 2.065522.065522.065522.065522.06552
Diamond, un rappeur, essaie de faire son chemin dans le milieu musical grâce à son ami et manager Gage. Tous deux travaillent pour le dealer "Mr. B" afin d'arrondir les fins de mois, mais un braquage inopportun va les amener à s'opposer à lui...
Freedom Song, 1h52
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Vicellous Reon Shannon, Danny Glover, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Loretta Devine, Glynn Turman, Stan Shaw
Roles Daniel Wall
Rating72% 3.639493.639493.639493.639493.63949
Freedom Song is told in flashbacks from the perspective of Owen Walker, a high school student in the fictional town of Quinlan, Mississippi in the mid-1960s. Growing up in an insulated black community, Owen is oblivious to the white supremacy that still reigned in his town until he has a run-in with racists at a local bus station. While waiting for the bus, five-year-old Owen wanders unknowingly into the "Whites Only" diner. His father, Will, soon follows quickly behind and is forced by white diner attendants to spank his son in public. Will later tells his son, "someday you'll be eating at this counter". But this scene of public humiliation leaves a lasting scar on their relationship.
Sirens (1999)
, 1h45
Directed by John Sacret Young
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, Justin Theroux, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Brian Dennehy
Roles Vincent Morgan
Rating53% 2.6610152.6610152.6610152.6610152.661015
Sally Rawlings is a white woman who is making out with Vincent Morgan, her black husband in a parked car when a group of policemen surround the car and murder Edward. The officers then plant phony evidence at the scene of the crime that would point the blame away from them — Sally knows this is a sham and is determined to find out the truth and bring the cops to justice.
Gridlock'd (1997)
, 1h25
Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Hip hop films, Buddy films, Gangster films
Actors Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton, Charles Fleischer, Bokeem Woodbine, James Pickens Jr.
Roles D-Reper
Rating68% 3.4477353.4477353.4477353.4477353.447735
Set in Detroit, Gridlock'd centers around heroin addicts Spoon (Tupac Shakur), Stretch (Tim Roth) and Cookie (Thandie Newton). They are all in a band together in the spoken word genre. They go by the name of Eight Mile Road, with Cookie on the vocals, Spoon on the bass guitar (plus secondary vocals), and Stretch on the piano. Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their habit after Cookie overdoses on her first hit. Throughout a disastrous day, the two addicts dodge police and local criminals while struggling with an apathetic government bureaucracy that thwarts their entrance into a rehabilitation program.
Don King: Only in America
Directed by John Herzfeld
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Ving Rhames, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jeremy Piven, Lou Rawls, Darius McCrary, Keith David
Roles Lloyd Price
Rating69% 3.4940953.4940953.4940953.4940953.494095
Un portrait cinématographique du célèbre promoteur de combat et manager de boxe.