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Colman Domingo

Colman Jason Domingo (born November 28, 1969) is an American actor, writer and director. He is best known for his role as Ali on Euphoria and Victor Strand in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. Domingo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father is from Belize, and is from a Guatemalan family. Domingo attended Overbrook High School and later Temple University, where he majored in journalism. Soon thereafter he moved to San Francisco, California, where he started acting, mainly in theatre productions. Domingo starred as Mr. Franklin Jones, Joop, and Mr. Venus, in the critically acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange, which, after a successful 2007 run at The Public Theater, opened on Broadway on February 28, 2008. He received an Obie Award in spring 2008 as part of the ensemble of Passing Strange Off-Broadway and reprised his roles in the film version of Passing Strange, directed by Spike Lee, which made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. In 2010, Domingo's self-penned, one-man autobiographical play A Boy and His Soul premiered Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre, for which he won a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Drama League Award. Domingo starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago, the longest running revival on Broadway, and in the final collaboration by Kander and Ebb of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Susan Stroman on Broadway in Fall 2010. For the latter role, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, in May 2011. When The Scottsboro Boys opened in London in Fall 2013, Domingo was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical in April 2014. He was nominated for the Fred Astaire Award for Best Principal Dancer on Broadway in 2011. In 2015, Domingo began appearing in a recurring role on AMC's post-apocalyptic, zombie series Fear the Walking Dead, as a character named Victor Strand. In December 2015, it was announced that Domingo was promoted to series regular for Season 2 of the series. In 2017, Domingo joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a member of the Actors' Branch. In 2018, Domingo joined the Director’s Guild of America as a director of episode 12 of season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead. He is the first ever actor in The Walking Dead universe to helm an episode. In 2020, Domingo signed a first-look deal with AMC Networks. Domingo has taught at the O'Neill National Theater Institute, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Wisconsin at Madison. Domingo is openly gay, and has been married to his husband, Raúl Domingo, since 2014.

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Nov 28, 1969 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Around the Fire 1998-09-26
Latest Project:
Movie Nothingman 2022
Known For
Poster of Assassination Nation
Poster of The Butler
Poster of Lincoln
Poster of Kung Phooey
Movie Nothingman Otis Tremmel 2022
Movie A Boy and His Soul Unknown 2022
Movie Tom Clancy's Without Remorse Pastor West 2021-04-29
Movie The God Committee Unknown 2021-07-02
Movie Candyman William Burke 2021-08-25
Movie Zola X 2020-01-24
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Cutler 2020-11-25
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Legacy Brought to Screen Self 2020-12-18
Movie Barbecue James T 2020-12-10
Series The X Change Rate Himself - Special Guest 2019-05-23
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 2019-04-01
Series Euphoria Ali 2019-06-16
Movie Lucy in the Sky Frank Paxton 2019-09-20
Movie First Match Coach Castile 2018-03-12
Movie Assassination Nation Principal Turrell 2018-09-21
Movie If Beale Street Could Talk Joseph Rivers 2018-12-14
Series Lucifer Father Frank Lawrence 2016-01-25
Series Horace and Pete Dr. Evers 2016-01-30
Series Timeless Bass Reeves 2016-10-03
Movie The Birth of a Nation Hark 2016-09-09
Movie Beautiful Something Drew 2015-04-26
Movie For Justice Hank Lewis 2015-07-03
Series Fear the Walking Dead Victor Strand 2015-08-23
Movie Hairbrained Finals Moderator 2014-02-28
Series BoJack Horseman Eddie (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie A Long Walk Older Paul 2014-03-25
Movie Time Out of Mind Mr. Oyello 2014-09-07
Movie Selma Ralph Abernathy 2014-12-25
Movie The Butler Freddie Fallows 2013-08-16
Movie Newlyweeds Chico 2013-09-18
Movie All Is Bright Nzomo 2013-09-10
Movie Red Hook Summer Blessing Rowe 2012-08-10
Movie Lincoln Private Harold Green 2012-11-09
Movie Passing Strange Mr.Franklin / Joop / Mr. Venus 2009-08-21
Movie Miracle at St. Anna West Indian Postal Customer 2008-09-15
Series The Big Gay Sketch Show Unknown 2007-04-24
Movie Freedomland Male Patient 2006-02-17
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Kung Phooey Roy Lee 2003-03-11
Movie Desi's Looking for a New Girl Mother 2000-06-16
Movie King of the Bingo Game Sonny 1999-01-26
Movie True Crime Wally Cartwright 1999-03-19
Movie Around the Fire Trace 1998-09-26