Omari Hardwick

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Omari Hardwick
Born (1974-01-09) January 9, 1974 (age 40)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001 – present
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Omari Hardwick (born January 9, 1974) is an American actor, known for his roles in the TV series Saved and Dark Blue, and in the movies Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The A-Team (2010), Kick-Ass (2010) and Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls (2010).[1]

In 2003 and 2004, he participated award-winningly in the National Poetry Slam; and he also played football.[2]

In 2011, Hardwick received his best films reviews to date for his role as "Troy" in the critically acclaimed indie hit I Will Follow (2011). Hardwick has guest starred on an episode of NBC's Chase as Chris Novak, a hard luck criminal facing prison.[3] In 2010, Hardwick was featured in the urban lifestyle publication, Prominence Magazine for its Holiday issue.


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Sucker Free City Dante Ponce
2006 Saved John "Sack" Hallon
The Guardian Carl Billings
Gridiron Gang Free
2008 CSI: Miami Eddie Dashell Episode: "And How Does That Make You Kill?"
Linewatch Drake
Miracle at St. Anna Platoon Commander Huggs
2009 Dark Blue Ty Curtis TV series/ Main cast (2009–2010)
Next Day Air Shavoo
2010 Everyday Black Man Malik
Kick-Ass Marcus
The A-Team Chop Shop J
For Colored Girls Carl
2011 I Will Follow Troy
2012 Sparkle Levi
Middle of Nowhere Derek
2013 A Christmas Blessing Earl
Being Mary Jane Andre TV series/Main cast (2013-Present)
Things Never Said Curtis Jackson


Black Reel Awards


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