Tico Wells

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Tico Wells is an African-American actor, best known for his role as Churchboy in the 1991 film The Five Heartbeats.[1] He has also appeared on The Cosby Show, 227, Hallmark movies and Beverly Hills, 90210. He was Tim in the movie The Wishlist, and played Dexter Williams, the younger brother of Denzel Washington's character Demetrius Williams, in Mississippi Masala.[2] He starred as Kirkland J. Ellis, III, in the independent film Big Ain't Bad, a romantic drama that won Auds honors at the Hollywood Black Film Festival. He made a cameo in the Martin Lawrence show as "Sweet Reggie."

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
1985 The Passing Young Rose WWII
1988 Heart of Midnight Henry
1989 The Dream Team Station Attendant
1989 Misplaced Clayton
1990 The Return of Superfly Willy Green
1991 The Five Heartbeats Anthony "Choirboy" Stone
1991 Mississippi Masala Dexter Williams
1992 Universal Soldier Garth
1992 Trespass Davis
1994 Drop Squad Fat Money
1997 The Relic Bailey
1998 Legend of the Mummy Young Corbeck
2001 Final Payback Dealer
2001 All About You Walter
2002 Big Ain't Bad Kirkland J. Ellis III
2007 Love & Other Four Letter Words Slaughter
2007 Sister's Keeper Root
2011 Forgiveness Pastor Thomas McKenzie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Summer Desmond Witherspoon III TV Movie
1987-88 The Cosby Show Dr. Jerry Taylor Two Episodes
1989 227 Mike Season 4, No, My Darling Daughter
1990 Beverly Hills 90210 James Townsend Season 1, One on One
1990 China Beach Bobby Seale Season 4, The Call
1992 Going to Extremes Season 1, Pilot Episode
1993 The Ernest Green Story Jefferson Thomas TV Movie, Disney
1995 Martin Reggie Season 3, Express Yourself
1995 Tyson Charles Neal TV Movie, HBO
1996 Law & Order 1st Uniformed Officer Season 6, Deceit
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Friend #2 Season 1, Rapunzel
1997 Waynehead Marvin/ Kid 12 Episodes
1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Duke of Earl/ Exterminator Season 5, Pied Piper
1997 JAG PO Elwood Douglas Season 3, Above and Beyond
1997 The Drew Carey Show Room Service Guy Season 3, Vacation
1998 Boy Meets World D.J. Season 5, The Eskimo
2001 One Special Moment James Watson TV Movie, BET
2002 24 Karris Season 1, 11:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
2003 Monster Makers Desk Sergeant TV Movie
2004 ER Dr. Jennings Season 10, Drive
2005 All of Us Bill Jinkins Season 3, Divorce Means Never Having To Say I'm Sorry
2006 Wild Hearts Jake TV Movie, Hallmark Channel
2009 Family Guy Bobby Brown Season 8, Brian's Got a Brand New Bag
2010 The Wish List Tim TV Movie, Hallmark Channel
2012 Bones Dennis Timmons Season 7, The Family in the Feud

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Washington Post Apr. 18, 1991
  2. ^ Hartford Courant Feb 28, 1992

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