|Charles S. Dutton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||January 30, 1951|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Charles S. Dutton is an American actor, voiceover artist, director, producer, and former amateur boxer who has been cast in a variety of movies and shows which include Roc, The Piano Lesson, Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, Alien 3, Rudy, A Time to Kill, Oz, Blind Faith, Cookie’s Fortune, Gothika, The Corner, Without a Trace, The Practice, CSI: NY, and American Horror Story: Murder House.
Charles Stanley Dutton
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Howard County, Maryland, United States
Charles S. Dutton attended Hagerstown Junior College (later Hagerstown Community College) located in Hagerstown, Maryland and graduated with an Associate of Arts degree in 1976. Later, he got enrolled at Towson State University (later Towson University) as a drama major and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978.
In 1983, Charles S. Dutton received a master’s degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Director, Producer, Former Amateur Boxer
- Father – He was a truck driver.
Charles S. Dutton is represented by Greene & Associates Talent Agency, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
92 kg or 203 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Charles S. Dutton has dated –
- Debbi Morgan (1989-1994) – He was married to film and television actress Debbi Morgan from 1989 to 1994.
Race / Ethnicity
Charles S. Dutton is of African-American descent.
- Clean-shaven head
- Stocky frame
Charles S. Dutton Facts
- When he was 4 years old, his parents got divorced.
- He spent his childhood years growing up in Baltimore’s Latrobe Homes public housing.
- Charles S. Dutton made his first theatrical film appearance as Dom in the 1985 anthology horror film, Cat’s Eye.
- He played the role of Boy Willie in the 1995 musical drama television film, The Piano Lesson, and this role got him nominated for the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film” and Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie”.
- In 2001, Charles S. Dutton was cast as Leonard Marshall in an episode of the legal comedy-drama TV series, The Practice, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series”.
- As a boxer, he was nicknamed ‘Ric’, a nickname which was derived from “Rockhead” from childhood rock-throwing battles.
- As a voiceover artist, he has worked on projects like 40 Minutes of Hell, Freedom: A History of US, and Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child. Charles S. Dutton also provided vocals to the character of Cookie in the video game titled Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery.
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