Set It Off 1996 premiere

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Monday November 4th, TCL Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

1. Vivica A. Fox

Actress | Independence Day

Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High ...

2. Jada Pinkett Smith

Actress | The Matrix Revolutions

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and ...

3. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

4. Blair Underwood

Actor | Deep Impact

Smart, confident, eloquent, exceptionally handsome African-American actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1964, the son of Marilyn Ann, an interior decorator, and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr., an army colonel. With his family, he lived all over the world. Trained in musical theater...

5. Queen Latifah

Actress | Hairspray

Often considered hip-hop's first lady (though some would attribute that to Roxanne Shanté), the woman behind the moniker Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Rita (Bray), a teacher, and Lancelot Owens, Sr. She came from a ...

6. Kimberly Elise

Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

7. John C. McGinley

Actor | Scrubs

John C. McGinley's path to stardom is a story that reads like a classic Hollywood script. While an understudy in New York in the Circle-In-The-Square production of John Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea," he was spotted by director Oliver Stone and soon after was cast in "Platoon," the...

8. F. Gary Gray

Director | Set It Off

F. Gary Gray was born on July 17, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Felix Gary Gray. He is a director and producer, known for Set It Off (1996), The Italian Job (2003) and The Negotiator (1998).

9. Wesley Snipes

Actor | Blade

Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career. He attended ...

10. Magic Johnson

Producer | Obsessed

Magic Johnson was born on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Earvin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Obsessed (2009), Hair Show (2004) and Dead Tone (2007). He has been married to Cookie Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.

11. Snoop Dogg

Actor | Turbo

Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known ...

12. Warren G

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Warren G was born on November 10, 1970 in Long Beach, California, USA as Warren Griffin III. He is married to Tennille Griffin. They have four children.

13. Sinbad

Actor | Jingle All the Way

Sinbad was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan to two parents, Louise and the Baptist Rev. Dr. Donald Beckley Adkins and was then known as David Adkins. He is primarily known as an actor and somewhat a writer and proved his comedic acting style in House Guest (1994), Jingle All the Way (1996), First ...

14. Coolio

Soundtrack | Dangerous Minds

With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention. Growing up during the time of tremendous change in Compton, Calif., Coolio fed on struggle ...

15. John Singleton

Writer | Boyz n the Hood

Son of Danny Singleton, a mortgage broker, and Sheila Ward, a pharmaceutical company sales executive, and raised in separate households by his unmarried parents, John Singleton attended the Film Writing Program at USC, after graduating from high school in 1986. While studying there, he won three ...

16. Quincy Jones

Producer | The Color Purple

Considered to be one of the greatest minds in music and television history, Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. was born on March 14, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of Sarah Frances (Wells), a bank executive, and Quincy Delight Jones, Sr., a carpenter.

Jones found his love for music while he was ...

17. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

18. Mario Van Peebles

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...

19. Jamie Foxx

Actor | Django Unchained

Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray (2004). The same year, he was nominated for the Academy...

20. Damon Wayans Jr.

Actor | Big Hero 6

Damon Wayans Jr. was born at his grandmother's home in Vermont, in November 1982, and was raised in Los Angeles. He is the son of Lisa Thorner and actor Damon Wayans.

He made his film debut at age 11 in the 1994 film "Blank Man" playing the role of young Kevin. Later, Damon pursued his early passion...

21. Damon Wayans

Actor | My Wife and Kids

An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and television satire, fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans is the third of ten children of Elvira Alethia (Green), a social worker and singer, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. He grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing ...

22. Keenen Ivory Wayans

Writer | In Living Color

The trail-blazing linchpin of a sprawling African-American family of comic entertainers, it was multi-talented writer/director/producer Keenen Ivory Wayans (born June 8, 1958, in New York City) who was the first to achieve national prominence by successfully creating, launching and hosting a ...

23. Shawn Wayans

Actor | White Chicks

Shawn Wayans was born on January 19, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Shawn M. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996) and Little Man (2006).

24. Marlon Wayans

Actor | White Chicks

Marlon Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Marlon L. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). He was previously married to Angelica Zachary.

25. Dwayne Wayans

Composer | Dance Flick

Dwayne Wayans was born on July 20, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Dance Flick (2009), Domino (2005) and The Underground (2006).

26. Daphne Wayans

Producer | Dying Laughing

When asked to describe herself, Daphne Wayans will tell you she's her children's mom - their happiness her calling, their well-being her mission, their pain her own, and their love her life. Her focus on family is impossible to overstate and immeasurably unyielding. She is a mother. And she ...

27. Kim Wayans

Actress | In Living Color

Kim Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim N. Wayans. She is an actress and writer, known for In Living Color (1990), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). She is married to Kevin Knotts.

28. Bone Thugs n Harmony

Soundtrack | Small Soldiers

Rap group.

29. Brandy Norwood

Actress | I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. She is known for her work on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Moesha (1996) and Osmosis Jones (2001).

30. Ray J

Actor | Mars Attacks!

Ray J was born on January 17, 1981 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Willie Ray Norwood Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Mars Attacks! (1996), Black Sash (2003) and Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999). He has been married to Princess Love since August 12, 2016. They have one child.

31. Tyson Beckford

Actor | Into the Blue

Tyson Beckford was born on December 19, 1970 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Tyson Craig Beckford. He is an actor and producer, known for Into the Blue (2005), Biker Boyz (2003) and Zoolander (2001).

32. Kim Coles

Actress | Living Single

Kim Coles was born on January 11, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Kimberly Coles. She is an actress and writer, known for Living Single (1993), Frasier (1993) and Kids in America (2005). She has been married to Reggie Mckiver since June 17, 2015.

33. Erika Alexander

Actress | Get Out

Actress/writer Erika Alexander (Living Single, The Cosby Show, Beyond, Queen Sugar), appeared in the Academy Award-winning film, Get Out. In 2017, she launched a multi-platform content company called Color Farm Media. Her new banner's slate of film, television and digital projects features diverse ...

34. Terrence 'T.C.' Carson

Actor | Final Destination 2

T.C. Carson was born and raised in Chicago. He was always encouraged by his family to pursue his dream of becoming a professional performer. He started by performing in many plays and musicals such as "The Wiz", "Dreamgirls" and "Ain't Misbehavin". His stage work earned him awards and credit.

35. John Henton

Actor | The Hughleys

John Henton was born on November 23, 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hughleys (1998), Living Single (1993) and One on One (2001).

36. Mel Jackson

Actor | Abduction of Jesse Bookman

Mel Jackson was born on October 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Abduction of Jesse Bookman (2008), Little Richard (2000) and Deliver Us from Eva (2003).

37. Kim Fields

Actress | The Facts of Life

Kim Fields was born on May 12, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim Victoria Fields. She is an actress and director, known for The Facts of Life (1979), Living Single (1993) and What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012). She has been married to Christopher Morgan since July 23, 2007. They ...

39. Michael Wayans

Actor | Blankman

Michael Wayans was born on March 28, 1985 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Michael Richard Wayans. He is known for his work on Blankman (1994), Dance Flick (2009) and My Wife and Kids (2001).

40. Cara Mia Wayans

Actress | Dance Flick

Cara Mia Wayans was born on April 18, 1987 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Cara Mia Dianne Wayans. She is an actress, known for Dance Flick (2009), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Blankman (1994).

41. Kyla Wayans

Actress | My Wife and Kids

Kyla Wayans was born in 1991. She is an actress, known for My Wife and Kids (2001).

42. Diedra Wayans

Producer | Roxi Blews

Diedra Wayans is the mother of Craig Wayans and Gregg Wayans.

43. Craig Wayans

Producer | My Wife and Kids

Craig Wayans is a producer and writer, known for My Wife and Kids (2001), Scary Movie 2 (2001) and Dance Flick (2009).

44. Summer Wayans

Actress | Pea Pod

Summer Wayans is an actress, known for Pea Pod (2018) and Switched! (2003).

45. Gregg Wayans

Actor | Marlon

Gregg Wayans was born in Los Angeles, Ca and raised in Diamond Bar, Ca by his parents Diedra Wayans and Greg Benson Sr. His mother Diedra is the eldest sister to her Brothers Keenen, Damon, Marlon, Shawn and sister Kim Wayans of the iconic entertainment "Wayans family". After early hopes of an ...



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