Morris Chestnut was born on New Year’s Day 1969 in Cerritos, Calif., where he was a student-athlete in high school, en route to majoring in finance and drama at CaliforniaStateUniversity. He made his big screen debut opposite Ice Cube in John Singleton’s “Boyz n the Hood,” and subsequently enjoyed his breakout role as the groom-to-be in Malcolm Lee’s “The Best Man.”READ MORE
Jeremy Lin was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 23, 1988, to Taiwanese immigrant parents. Encouraged by his father, he developed a love of basketball at an early age.
Here he talks about his new PBS series, The African Americans, and its companion book of the same name. The show is set to premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8 pm ET/PT. (Check local listings)
Here, Ja talks about his new film, 'I'm in Love with a Church Girl,' a faith-based tale of redemption chronicling the real-life reformation of drug dealer-turned-pastor Galley Molina.
Artist Carrie Mae Weems is one of 24 people honored as one of the MacArthur Foundation's 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows.
Here, he talks about his new duties as co-host of CNN's "Crossfire," a political talk show airing weekdays at 6:30 pm ET [Check local listings]
Here, she talks her latest film, "You're Next," a horror flick co-starring AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Nicholas Tucci and Wendy Glenn.
A decade ago, Cuba's extraordinary achievements were recognized when he was awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Here, he talks about his work opposite Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
Born in Baton Rouge, La., on March 1, 1966, Don Lemon anchors the CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming