|Colman Domingo Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||November 28, 1969|
Colman Domingo has established himself as a strong performer in the Broadway circuit. He has starred and delivered several masterful performances in several highly rated shows such as Chicago and Passing Strange. He even earned a Tony Award nomination for his work in The Scottsboro Boys. His television breakthrough came with the horror thriller show, Fear the Walking Dead. Before that, he had made guest appearances in popular shows such as Law & Order and Great Performances. He has also been cast in an important role in the romantic drama movie, If Beale Street Could Talk, which won multiple nominations at the 76th Golden Globe Awards.
Colman Jason Domingo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
He is based in New York City, United States.
Colman Domingo graduated from Overbrook High School. Then, he got enrolled at the Temple University and graduated with a major in Journalism.
Actor, Writer, Director
- Father – Clarence Domingo
- Mother – Edith Bowles
- Siblings – He has an older brother who has worked as a garbage man.
- Others – James Hawkins (Maternal Grandfather), Estella Hawkins (Maternal Grandmother)
Colman Domingo is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
80 kg or 176 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Colman Domingo doesn’t like speaking out about his private life on public platforms which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his dating history and love life.
Race / Ethnicity
He has African-Guatemalan ancestry on his father’s side and is of African-American descent on his mother’s side.
He has confirmed in several of his interviews that he is gay. In fact, he made his sexual orientation a key component of his play, A Boy and His Soul.
Sports a great mustache
He is a follower of Universal Life Church, which is a non-denominational religious organization. He has also been ordained a minister by the Universal Life Church.
Colman Domingo has either endorsed or promoted brands like –
- Cigars & Leisure
Best Known For
- Being cast in a recurring role in the horror drama TV series, Fear the Walking Dead
- Having appeared in popular TV shows such as Law & Order, Nash Bridges, The Big Gay Sketch Show, and Lucifer
- His great performances in the theatre circuit, having acted in popular shows such as Chicago, The Scottsboro Boys, and Passing Strange
In 1998, he made his theatrical film debut as Trace in the drama movie, Around the Fire.
First TV Show
In 1997, Colman Domingo made his first TV show appearance in Dirty Tricks episode of the police drama series, Nash Bridges.
Colman Domingo works out regularly in the morning to keep himself in the right shape and to create a steady stream of energy for the day. He usually works out for 2 hours in the gym and focuses on strength training and core workout. He also likes to spend considerable time on Versaclimber in the gym. Plus, he loves to include running in his workout.
He also maintains discipline in his daily dietary intake. He usually starts his day with lemon water and a strong cup of coffee. Before he heads to the gym, he either makes juice or a protein smoothie. For lunch, he likes to keep it light with a healthy and fresh salad.
Colman Domingo Favorite Things
- Breakfast – Traditional English Breakfast
- Grooming Products – Olene Fragrance and Layrite Original Pomade
- Dream Dinner Guests – James Baldwin, Kim Dickens, Prince, Queen Hatshepsut, Anna Wintour
- Cities For Food – London, Baja California
- Restaurants – The Hawksmoor in London, Misión 19 in Tijuana, Finca Altozano in the Valle de Guadalupe region
Source – TheNewPotato.com
Colman Domingo Facts
- Soon after graduating from high school, he moved to San Francisco where he studied acting and started acting in local theatre productions.
- As an actor, he got his first big breakthrough by portraying Mr. Franklin Jones, Joop, and Mr. Venus in the highly acclaimed musical, Passing Strange. He was later cast in the film version of the play as well.
- In 2010, he premiered his Off-Broadway show, A Boy and His Soul, at the Vineyard Theater. It was a one-man autobiographical play which was written and created by him.
- His solo show was highly rated by the critics and helped him win a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He was also nominated for a host of other prestigious awards.
- Later, his work in the Broadway production of The Scottsboro Boys was well received. He retained his role in the play for the London production as well.
- In the 1st season of Fear the Walking Dead, he was cast in a recurring role. But, the show audience loved his acting and role which led to producers making him a member of the main cast from the 2nd season.
- He became a member of the Actors’ Branch of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2017.
- After having directed Episode 12 of Season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead, he joined the Director’s Guild of America in 2018.
- He has taught acting courses at the O’Neill National Theater Institute, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
- Visit his official website @ colmandomingo.com.
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