13 april, 1973
Bokeem Woodbine grew up in Harlem New York. At the age of 19, he secured the lead role in the HBO production of Forrest Whitakers directorial debut,"Strapped." Bokeem moved to Los Angeles shortly after completing the film "Jason's Lyric." Mr. Woodbine has pursued a dream of becoming a noteworthy film actor for years,while balancing a passion for musical expression. Along the way he has appeared alongside Oscar wining actors and worked with many of today's top directors, producers, & networks. To date he has appeared in biographical movies, like "Ray," comedies,like "Life," horror, "Devil," and most recently science fiction, in the much anticipated feature film, "Riddick." Bokeem respects the responsibilities inherit in taking on any role, and enjoys the process.