Courtney Vance Biography (1960-)

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Full name, Courtney Bernard Vance; born March 12, 1960 (some sources say 1959), in Detroit (some sources say Birmingham), MI; son of Conroy (a benefits administrator and grocery store manager) and Leslie (a librarian) Vance; married Angela Basset (an actress), October 12, 1997. Religion: Baptist. Avocational interests: Folk art. Career: Actor and producer. Shakespeare and Company, Lenox, MA, company member, 1981. Awards, Honors: Clarence Derwent Award, Theatre World, 1987; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best featured actor in a play, 1987, for Fences; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, for Six Degrees of Separation; Obie Award, 1990, for My Children! My Africa!; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, bestlead actor, 1991, for Six Degrees of Separation; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, 1999, for Blind Faith. Addresses: Home: Topanga, CA.; Agent: International Creative Management, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

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March 12, 1960
Detroit, Michigan, United States

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