July 15, 1969 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Reginald C. Hayes was born in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest son of Reginald and Frances Hayes. He attended Northwestern Military Naval Academy. He subsequently studied theater at Illinois State University and attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Theater. As a young actor in Chicago, he was a member of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.
Hayes has been featured in films such as Charlie's Angels and Being John Malkovich. However, his most popular role was as attorney William Dent on the long-running UPN/CW show, Girlfriends. The role earned him three NAACP Image Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Hayes also guest starred on Will and Grace as a doctor.
He was selected as one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2007.
He also appeared on an episode of Criminal Minds titled, "The Wheels on the Bus."
Hayes hosted the DST Step Show in the Denver Mile-High Step Show 2012 in Denver Colorado in support of African American fraternities and sororities.
Reggie Hayes prefers to keep his private life private. However, he is known to support various charity events. His older sister, Jacki Hayes, created the Reginald and Frances Hayes H.O.P.E. Scholarship award in 2000. In 2009, He made a surprise appearance and presented the H.O.P.E. scholarships to University of Illinois students.
|2011||Notable Men of the Academy Award||St. John's Northwestern Military Academy, Class of 1987||Reginald C. Hayes|
|2007||NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series||Reginald C. Hayes|
|2006||NAACP Image Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series||Reginald C. Hayes|
|2004||Outstanding Young Alumni Award||Illinois State University, Class of 1991||Reginald C. Hayes|
Actor Reginald C. Hayes was among the first to be recognized as one of three "Notable Men of the Academy" from St. John's Northwestern Military Academy on May 28, 2011.
|2015||Carter High||Mr. Russeau||Film|
|NCIS||Café Owner||Season 12, Ep. 11|
|2013||Hart of Dixie||Don Todd||TV Series|
|The Devon Taylor Show||Mitchell Taylor||TV Series|
|The First Family||Magician||TV Series|
|Let's Stay Together||Jessie, the mob boss||Season 3, Episode 3|
|2012||Criminal Minds||Detective William Richards||Episode #8.08|
|2011||FEMME FATALES||Video game designer, Kevin||Episode 4|
|2009||Hummingbird Magic||Reginald C. Hayes||Documentary|
|2000–2008||Girlfriends||William Jerrowme Dent||TV Series|
|2004||Stop Thief!||Security Guard||Short|
|2003||Kim Possible||Dr. Freeman / Microwave Oven||TV Series|
|Twilight Zone||Doctor||TV Series|
|2000||Charlie's Angels||Red Star Systems Techie||Film|
|Then Came You||Leon||TV Series|
|Will & Grace||Dr. Osher||TV Series|
|1999||Roswell||Agent Hart||TV Series|
|Grown Ups||Dominic Fowler||TV Series|
|Being John Malkovich||Don||Film|
|Party of Five||TV Series|
|1998||Getting Personal||Leon||TV Series|
|The Pretender||Froman||TV Series|
|Something So Right||Salesman]]||TV Series|
|1996||Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher||Mr. Mezz Crosby||TV Series|
|Space Above and Beyond||Wallace||TV Series|
|A Family Thing||Virgil's Friend||Film|
- Chicago productions of "Chicago Conspiracy Trial"
- "A Raisin in the Sun" The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
- "Hellcab Does Christmas"
- "Bang the Drum Slowly"
- "Five Times Noh"
- "Any Place but Here"
- "Less Than Equal"
- "Native Speech"
- "No One Goes Mad"
- "Inspecting Carol"
- "Richard II"
- Numerous other Shakespeare productions.