Malik Yoba Biography (1967-)

Full name, Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba; born September 17, 1967, in Bronx, NY; son of Abdullah and Mahmoudah (maiden name, Lanier) Yoba; children: Pria, Dena.Addresses: Office: Nature Boy Enterprises, Inc., 163 Third Ave., Suite 153, New York, NY 10003.; Manager: Matt Luber, 9 Yards Entertainment, 8840Wilshire Blvd., 1st Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer, songwriter, poet, public speaker
Birth Details
September 17, 1967
Bronx, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Yul Brenner, Cool Runnings, Buena Vista, 1993
  • The skunk (some sources cite the creeper), Smoke (also known as Smoke--Raucher unter Sich), Miramax, 1995
  • The watchman (some sources cite the creeper), Blue in the Face, Miramax, 1995
  • Detective Carson, Cop Land, Buena Vista/Miramax, 1997
  • Studio engineer, Soul Food, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • A Woman Like That, 1997
  • Poppa, Ride, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998
  • Keith Parker, Personals, Unapix Entertainment, 1998
  • Luke, Harlem Aria, SND, 1999
  • Stuart Banks, His Woman, His Wife, 2000
  • The professor, Vote for Me, 2002
  • Chris Jones, Dreaming in Black and White, Rock, Stick, Ball, Squirrel Films, 2002
  • Also appeared in a film about AIDS.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Detective James "J. C." Williams, New York Undercover (also knownas Uptown Undercover), Fox, beginning 1994
  • Corey Granville, Bull, TNT, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Fisher, Where I Live, ABC, 1993
  • Pat Williams, "Wager," Law & Order, NBC, 1994
  • Keith, "Divorce-I-versary," For Your Love, The WB, 1998
  • Sam Davis, "Having Trouble with the Language," Trinity, NBC, 1999
  • Sam Davis, "Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down," Trinity, NBC, 1999
  • Also appeared in The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated; The Oprah Winfrey Show, syndicated; and The Phil Donahue Show, syndicated.
  • Specials
  • Diamonds in the Rough, Black Entertainment Television, 1994
  • Panelist, The Black Family: Today's Values, Tomorrow's Vision, Black Entertainment Television, 1995
  • Fox Fall Preview Party (also known as Fox Fall Preview Special), Fox, 1995
  • Host, That's How I See It, TBS, 1997
  • Host, The Power of One, ABC, 1997
  • It Just Takes One, USA Network, 1997
  • John Candy: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 10th Essence Awards, Fox, 1997
  • Presenter, The 29th NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 1998
  • Other
  • Gregory "Greg" Franklin, Black Jaq, 1998
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Musical creative supervisor, CityKids, ABC, 1992
  • Stage Appearances
  • Jes Semple, Watermellon Rinds, Westbeth Theatre Center, New York City, 1993
  • Also appeared in a production of Alice in Wonderland, New York City.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Contributor, Guide to Healthy Living, with study guide, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • Songs
  • "Jamaican Bobsledding Chant," Cool Runnings, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Television Music
  • Theme song, CityKids (series), ABC, 1992
  • (With Raleigh Neal) Songs, CityKids (special; also known as ABCSaturday Morning Special), ABC, 1993

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 11, Gale, 1996
    • Who's Who among African Americans, 14th edition, Gale, 2001
    Periodicals
    • America, October 1, 1994, p. 26
    • Ebony, February, 1996, pp. 148-50
    • Entertainment Weekly, September 9, 1994, p. 69; August 25, 1995, pp. 96-97
    • Essence, October, 1994, p. 64; July, 1995, pp. 54, 76-77
    • New York, September 5, 1994, p. 48
    • People Weekly, October 11, 1993, p. 14; November 18, 1996, p. 77
    • TV Guide, September 3, 1994, p. 21; July 13, 1996, pp. 22-24

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