Jean-Claude La Marre

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Jean-Claude La Marre
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Jean-Claude La Marre speaking at press conference in Los Angeles on October 9, 2009
Born Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Occupation Actor, producer, director, writer

Jean-Claude La Marre is an American writer, director, and film and television actor. His film credits include Malcolm X, Dead Presidents, Gang of Roses[1] and Go for Broke. On television, he has guest-starred on New York Undercover, Law & Order, and NYPD Blue.


La Marre is an American of Haitian descent.[2]


In 1994, La Marre plays as Jake in Fresh. La Marre's Color of the Cross, is a film that portrays Jesus as a black man, and implies that Christ's persecution was a racially motivated hate crime.[3]

In 2007, LaMarre set up a distribution output deal for his film label, Nulite Media Group. Among the films released through the label are the revisionist western, Gang of Roses, Trapped: Haitian Nights, Broom Wedding, and Nora's Hair Salon, with a cameo by Whitney Houston in the film. LaMarre also directed David Carradine in his final American made film, Brothers in Arms for Sony.[citation needed]


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