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An American actor Larenz Tate has become the popular face in the glittery world of entertainment by playing the role of O-Dog in the teen drama film ‘Menace II Society’. At the age of 10, she had made her on-screen debut in ‘The Twilight Zone’ with a minor role.
Soon, other guest roles followed his side, and he had appeared in various TV series, including ‘Hunter’, ‘Amen’, and ’21 Jump Street’. For his lead role in ‘The Royal Family’, he has received a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1993, he had received his major breakthrough with the hit teen drama ‘Menace II Society’.
Later, he has appeared in a variety of blockbuster movies like, ‘Dead Presidents’, ‘Crash’, ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’, and ‘Ray’. Recently he was cast in the crime series ‘Power’ as Rashad Tate along with Omari Hardwick and 50 Cent.
Height / Weight / Age
Larenz Tate is a brilliant actor with a height of 170 cm and 5’7” in feet and inches. He weighs 66 kg and 145 lbs in pounds. He has turned 45 years old in September 2020. He has a healthy personality with 43 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. His biceps size is 16 inches and wears 7(UK) shoe size.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Larenz Tate $4.5 USD approximately.
Education / Family
Born on September 8, 1975, Larenz Tate is the son of Peggy and Larry Tate. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois along with his two brothers, Larron and Lahmard, who are also actors. He has pursued his elementary education at Palmdale High School. He did not pursue higher studies and is a high-school graduate.
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Date Of Birth||September 8, 1975|
|Age||45 years (as in 2020)|
|Height||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’7’’
|Weight||In Kilograms – 66 Kgs
In Pounds – 145 Pounds
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|School||Palmdale High School|
|Home Town||Chicago, Illinois|
|Fathers Name||Larry Tate|
|Mothers Name||Peggy Tate
Career / Fashion And Style
Larenz Tate got inclined towards acting when his classmate appeared on ‘The Cosby Show’. In 1985, he had made his debut on TV in ‘The Twilight Zone’ 1985 when he was 10. In 1989, he was cast as Sammy in the TV movie ‘The Women of Brewster Place’, which also featured Oprah Winfrey and Robin Givens.
He had appeared as Willie Fuffner in the family comedy ‘Family Matters’, for two episodes. For his appearance in ‘The Royal Family’ as Curtis Royal, he had received a nomination for the Young Artist Award. In 1993, he became worldwide famous when he was featured in ‘Menace II Society’, a teen drama film, as ‘O-Dog’ who was a happy teenager.
In the comedy series ‘South Central’, he had appeared for 10 episodes as Andrew Mosely. He became everyone’s favorite for his lead role of Anthony Curtis in the Hughes Brothers film ‘Dead Presidents’. The movie became a commercial hit at the box office and received positive critical reviews from the audience.
He took a little break from acting and made comeback in 2003 from the movies ‘Biker Boyz’ as Wood and in ‘A Man Apart’ as Demetrius Hicks. In 2004, he appeared as Peter Waters in the award-winning drama ‘Crash’ which received critical acclaim. In 2006, he was featured in the series ‘Love Monkey’ as Shooter Cooper and as Marcus in ‘Waterfront’.
In 2006, he was engaged playing the role of Bart Johnston for 45 episodes in the TV series ‘Rescue Me’. From 2013 to 2015, he appeared as Malcolm Kaan in the TV series ‘House of Lies’. He portrayed the role of Shawn in the series ‘Game of Silence’.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
In the year 2006, Larenz Tate married his long-time girlfriend Tomasina Parrott who is an actress, dancer, and choreographer. The couple is blessed with two sons: Miles Xavier and Zander Tate.
|Children||Son – Zander, Miles Xavier, Zion Tate
Here we provide you the list of Larenz Tate’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Denzel Washington|
|Favorite Actress||Jennifer Aniston|
|Favorite Colour||Navy Blue|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Greece|
|Favorite Food||Mexican cuisine|
Some Interesting Facts About Larenz Tate
- Larenz Tate’s brother has established the production company Tate Men Entertainment, Inc.
- His hobbies are reading, theatre play, travel & artwork.
- In 2003, he has appeared in the music video of Ashanti’s “Rain on me”.
- Along with his brother, he had founded a non-profit organization that focused on providing funds for children with sickle-cell anemia.