Courtney B. Vance

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Hunt for Red October (1990) | Space Cowboys (2000) | Dangerous Minds (1995)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Courtney Vance
BORN 
Mar 12, 1960 (age 58)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Heist 88Heist 88 (TV Movie) Armand Moore, Executive Producer  Less 2018 Pre-Prod
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for ComplianceCompliance (TV Movie) Actor  Less Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Lovecraft CountryLovecraft Country (TV Series) George Black (1 episode)  Less 1 Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for American Crime StoryAmerican Crime Story (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1 Released
Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (38 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie) Sir Lord Keenan Kester Cofield  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The 74th Golden Globe AwardsThe 74th Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee, Performer ("Another Day of Sun")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for CivilCivil (TV Movie) John Thorne  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Libby and MalcolmLibby and Malcolm (TV Movie) Malcolm Black  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for American Crime StoryAmerican Crime Story (TV Series) Johnnie Cochran (10 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 10
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  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Clarence Parker (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for State of AffairsState of Affairs (TV Series) Marshall Payton (8 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 8
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  • Primary photo for Masters of SexMasters of Sex (TV Series) Dr. Charles Hendricks (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 3
    • Blackbird (Aug 17, 2014) Dr. Charles Hendricks  Less
    • Giants (Aug 10, 2014) Dr. Charles Hendricks  Less
    • Dirty Jobs (Aug 3, 2014) Dr. Charles Hendricks  Less
  • Primary photo for GracelandGraceland (TV Series) Deputy Director Sam Campbell (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Pilot (Jun 6, 2013) Deputy Director Sam Campbell  Less
  • Primary photo for Let It ShineLet It Shine (TV Movie) Jacob  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for RevengeRevenge (TV Series) Benjamin Brooks (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 4
    • Absolution (May 2, 2012) Benjamin Brooks  Less
    • Justice (Apr 25, 2012) Benjamin Brooks  Less
    • Doubt (Apr 18, 2012) Benjamin Brooks  Less
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  • Primary photo for The CloserThe Closer (TV Series) Chief Tommy Delk (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 3
  • Primary photo for FlashforwardFlashforward (TV Series) Stanford Wedeck / Narrator (23 episodes, 2009), Special Thanks (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2010 23
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  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Russell Banfield (8 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2009 8
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  • Primary photo for The Spectacular Spider-ManThe Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series) Kingsley (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for State of MindState of Mind (TV Series) William Banks (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 3
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Criminal IntentLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) Ron Carver (111 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2006 111
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  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Narrator / Dr. Vivien Thomas (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2004 2
  • Primary photo for Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley StoryWhitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (TV Movie) Clarence Brandley  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Walter Harrelson (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for Naked City: A Killer ChristmasNaked City: A Killer Christmas (TV Movie) Officer James Halloran  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Wild ThornberrysThe Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) Makai (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Naked City: Justice with a BulletNaked City: Justice with a Bullet (TV Movie) Officer James Halloran  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Any Day NowAny Day Now (TV Series) Mr. James Jackson (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Unfinished Symphony (Aug 8, 1998) Mr. James Jackson (as Courtney Vance)  Less
  • Primary photo for 12 Angry Men12 Angry Men (TV Movie) Foreman  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Boys Next DoorThe Boys Next Door (TV Movie) Lucien P. Singer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The AffairThe Affair (TV Movie) Travis Holloway  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Tuskegee AirmenThe Tuskegee Airmen (TV Movie) Lt. Glenn (as Courtney Vance)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Warren Grier (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for The Piano LessonThe Piano Lesson (TV Movie) Lymon  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Benjamin 'Bud' Greer / Mayor's Assistant (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1995 2
    • Rage (Feb 1, 1995) Benjamin 'Bud' Greer  Less
    • By Hooker, by Crook (Nov 13, 1990) Mayor's Assistant (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Race to Freedom: The Underground RailroadRace to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (TV Movie) Thomas  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Percy & ThunderPercy & Thunder (TV Movie) Thunder  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for In the Line of Duty: Street WarIn the Line of Duty: Street War (TV Movie) Justice Butler  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Emperor's New ClothesThe Emperor's New Clothes (TV Short) Scribe (voice) (as Courtney Vance)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ThirtysomethingThirtysomething (TV Series) Curtis (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for First AffairFirst Affair (TV Movie) Male Student  Less 1983
Self (51 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Groveland FourThe Groveland Four Narrator  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
  • Primary photo for The ChewThe Chew (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
  • Primary photo for 2017 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2017 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The 71st Annual Tony AwardsThe 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for Office Christmas Party: Throwing an Office Christmas PartyOffice Christmas Party: Throwing an Office Christmas Party (Video) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime StoryInside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story (TV Mini-series) Johnnie Cochran  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for The RealThe Real (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The 68th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 68th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Past Imperfect: The Trial of the CenturyPast Imperfect: The Trial of the Century (Video) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Variety Studio: Actors on ActorsVariety Studio: Actors on Actors (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Larry King NowLarry King Now (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2016
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Broadway.com ShowThe Broadway.com Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Tony AwardsThe 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black PatriotsFor Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (TV Movie) Self (voice)  Less 2010 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for In the MixIn the Mix (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack JohnsonUnforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Other Voices (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing ArtsThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 4th Annual BET Awards4th Annual BET Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Criminal Intent: The BeginningCriminal Intent: The Beginning (Video) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave NarrativesUnchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Reader  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Himself - Reader (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • War Letters (Nov 11, 2001) Himself - Reader (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for JazzJazz (TV Mini-series) Self (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Acting ClassThe Acting Class Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Born to Trouble: Adventures of Huckleberry FinnBorn to Trouble: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Culture ShockCulture Shock (TV Mini-series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The 45th Annual Tony AwardsThe 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Tony AwardsThe 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Performer  Less 1987
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #23.54 (Nov 5, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Comix ScrutinizerThe Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) Jim (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Revenge: The First ChapterRevenge: The First Chapter (TV Movie) Benjamin Brooks (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The CloserThe Closer (TV Series) Chief Tommy Delk (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Repeat Offender (Jul 18, 2011) Chief Tommy Delk (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Whitney Houston: The Greatest HitsWhitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video) Reverend Henry Biggs (segment "Step by Step") (archive footage)  Less 2000

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