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Omar Gooding

Omar Gooding began his career as a child actor appearing in an educational film on crime, which led to work in multiple commercials. He segued to the small screen with guest-starring roles on many top series, including CSI: Miami and Touched By An Angel, on the Network, Deadwood, The Division, Eve and One On One. His series regular roles include Playmakers, Hangin' With Mr. Cooper and Barbershop, for which he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

Gooding's feature film debut came in Bill Cosby's Ghost Dad. He was then tapped by director John Singleton to play a pivotal role in the film Baby Boy, for which he also earned critical praise.

Additionally, Gooding co-hosted the popular Nickelodeon show Wild & Crazy Kids.

Gooding lives in Los Angeles. His birth date is Oct. 19.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Omar Gooding Facts

BirthdayOctober 19, 1976 (46)
BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Omar Gooding compared to you?

Selected Filmography

My Life Over The Top
Prom Ride
Baby Boy
In God's Hands
Je'Caryous Johnson's Men, Money and Gold Diggers
Mysterious Island
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