Omar Epps

Actor + Musician
Born Jul 20, 1973

Omar Hashim Epps is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. His film roles include Major League II, Juice, Higher Learning, Scream 2, The Wood, In Too Deep, and Love and Basketball. Epps' television work includes the role of Dr. Dennis Gant on the US medical drama series ER, and, between 2004 and 2012, Dr. Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama series House.… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on July 20, 1973.


1991 17 Years Old Before he started acting, he belonged to a rap group called Wolfpack which he formed with his cousin in 1991. … Read More


1997 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Epps landed a role on the hit television drama ER for several episodes portraying Dr. Dennis Gant, a troubled surgical intern. After his television work on ER, Epps returned to the big screen in 1997 with a brief turn as a giddy moviegoer on a date with a woman played by Jada Pinkett, who ends up an early victim of a psycho slasher in the blockbuster sequel Scream 2.
In 1999 Epps was cast as Linc in The Mod Squad.
2000 26 Years Old In 2000, Epps starred in Love & Basketball, featuring Alfre Woodard and Sanaa Lathan. … Read More


In 2004, Epps landed the role of drug-dealer-turned-prizefighter Luther Shaw, who falls under the tutelage of boxing promoter Jackie Kallen (Meg Ryan) in the biopic Against the Ropes.
2006 32 Years Old Epps married Keisha Spivey from the R&B group Total in 2006.


2014 40 Years Old In 2014, Epps took on the role of agent J. Martin Bellamy in the ABC television series, Resurrection. … Read More
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