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Eugene Byrd

Eugene Byrd currently plays series regular L.T. on the CBS series Promised Lan. He recently appeared on The Adversaries, an NBC-TV pilot starring Lou Diamond Philips, co-hosted the Saturday morning series, The Sports Illustrated Kids Show and served as national spokesperson for Kool-Aid in commercial and print ads.

His film credits include The Color of Justice, an original Showtime movie; Sleepers, directed by Barry Levinson and Dead Man directed by James Jarmusch and starring Johnny Depp.

As a child, Byrd was a regular on Sesame Street and co-starred in the Disney Channel feature Perfect Harmony, for which he won a Youth in Film Award as Best Actor.

In 1991, he landed a recurring role on Cosby and also starred as a series regular on Chris Cross, a 1995 Cable ACE Award-winner for Best Children's series. He has made guest appearances on Beverly Hills, 90210, The Young Riders and co-starred in several episodes of the series H.E.L.P. with a then-unknown Wesley Snipes.

Byrd's additional television credits include The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Monsters and the television movie, Murder in Mississippi.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Eugene Byrd Facts

BirthdayAugust 28, 1975 (46)
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.