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Clifton Powell Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Clifton Powell Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth March 16, 1956
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Kimberly Powell

Clifton Powell is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer who is best known for playing Jeff Brown in the biographical musical drama film Ray, a role that got him nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture” category. He has also been cast in several other films including Rush Hour, Menace II Society, Conflict of InterestWhy Do Fools Fall in LoveWoman Thou Art LoosedNext FridayFriday After NextDead PresidentsHaving Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years, The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2All Eyez on MeThe North StarMisguided BehaviorThe UndershepherdCoffin BabyPreacher’s KidTrapped: Haitian Nights35 and TickingLove for SaleVicious CircleWho Made the Potato Salad?, and Never Die Alone. Clifton Powell has also appeared in a variety of television shows such as Saints & Sinners, The Sinbad ShowRocSouth CentralMoeshaSimonThe Family Business, Ryan Caulfield: Year OneArmy WivesShe’s Still Not Our SisterAmerican Soul, Black DynamiteTouched by an AngelThe PracticeCSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCold CaseThe MentalistMurder in the FirstHawaii Five-O, and NYPD Blue.

Born Name

Clifton Powell

Nick Name


Clifton Powell as seen in October 2020
Clifton Powell as seen in October 2020 (Clifton Powell / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States





Clifton Powell graduated from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, a high school located at 35th Street and R Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C.


Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer


Clifton Powell has been signed with A3 Artists Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Net Worth

According to, his net worth had been $500 Thousand.



Clifton Powell (Right) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Terrence Howard in 2022
Clifton Powell (Right) as seen while posing for a picture alongside Terrence Howard in 2022 (Clifton Powell / Instagram)


5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


77 kg or 170 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Clifton Powell has dated –

  1. Kimberly Powell – He is married to Kimberly Powell and the duo has been blessed with 2 children – a son named Clifton Powell Jr. and a daughter named Maya.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Sports a mustache

Clifton Powell in 2007
Clifton Powell in 2007 (eternalconceptspr / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Clifton Powell Facts

  1. He was raised in Mayfair Mansions in Northeast D.C.
  2. He appeared as Chauncey, a confederate of Caine in an insurance scam, in the 1993 teen hood drama film Menace II Society, starring Tyrin Turner, Jada Pinkett, Bill Duke, and Charles S. Dutton.
  3. In 1999, Clifton Powell portrayed the character of Martin Luther King Jr. in the made-for-television biographical drama film Selma, Lord, Selma. The film revolves around true events that happened in March 1965, known as Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama.
  4. Powell gained much popularity with his role as Pinky in the 2000 stoner comedy film Next Friday, the sequel to the 1995 film Friday.
  5. In 2004, he did voiceover work for the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
  6. He provided vocals to the character of Coach Durham, the baseball coach (and a teacher) who lives in his car just outside the school field, in the adult animated sitcom Unsupervised in 2012.
  7. He started playing Rex Fisher in the prime-time television soap opera Saints & Sinners in 2016.
  8. In 2018, Clifton Powell started appearing as Uncle Lou, LC’s brother and partner, in the crime family drama television series The Family Business.
  9. He has served as a producer for projects like Golden EmpireSoul Custody, etc.

Featured Image by Clifton Powell / Instagram

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