|Larenz Tate Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9¼ in|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1975|
Larenz Tate is an American film and television actor, voice artist, producer, and director who is known for playing O-Dog in Menace II Society, Quincy Jones in Ray, Councilman Rashad Tate in Power, Power Book II: Ghost, and Power Book V: Influence, Alex Burke in Rush, Black Shawn in Rescue Me, Shawn Cook in Game of Silence, Shooter Cooper in Love Monkey, Frankie Lymon in Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Curtis Royal in The Royal Family, Malcolm Kaan in House of Lies, Neville Carter in Love Come Down, Anthony Curtis in Dead Presidents, and Andre Mosely in South Central.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
He divides his time between –
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Larenz Tate studied at Palmdale High School and graduated in 1993.
Actor, Voice Artist, Producer, Director
- Father – Larry Tate
- Mother – Peggy Tate
- Siblings – Larron Tate (Older Brother) (Actor, Producer, Director), Lahmard J. Tate (Older Brother) (Actor, Voice Artist, Producer, Writer)
- Others – Barton Fitzpatrick (Cousin)
Larenz Tate has been signed with –
- Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $4.5 Million.
5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Larenz Tate has dated –
- Tee Ashira (1998) – In 1998, he had a fling with Puerto Rican producer Tee Ashira.
- Tomasina Parrott (2001-Present) – He started dating actress Tomasina Parrott in the year 2001 and they got married in 2006. They have 3 children.
- Karrine Steffans (2001) – He hooked up with author Karrine Steffans in 2001.
Race / Ethnicity
- Prominent Adam’s apple
- Has frequently worked with Clifton Powell
Larenz Tate Favorite Things
- Films – Lady Sings the Blues, Scarface
- TV Shows – The Cosby Show, Sanford and Son
- Musician – The Notorious B.I.G.
- Hip Hop Song – Juicy by The Notorious B.I.G.
- Book – The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier
Source – IMDb
Larenz Tate Facts
- He was 4 years old when his family shifted to California.
- He is the youngest sibling.
- Larenz and his brothers were encouraged by their parents to join a drama program at the Inner City Cultural Center. However, the brothers only started to take the classes seriously after classmate Malcolm-Jamal Warner started gaining popularity on the sitcom The Cosby Show.
- In September 1992, Larenz Tate was cast as Kenny in an episode titled That’s No Lady, That’s My Cousin of the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
- He made his theatrical film debut as Kevin “O-Dog” Anderson in the 1993 teen hood drama film, Menace II Society.
- Larenz Tate graced the cover of Black Elegance‘s October 1998 issue.
- In 2005, he provided vocals to the character of Buck in the video game titled 187 Ride or Die.
- He is a huge fan of boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.
- Alongside his brothers, Larenz Tate founded the production company Tate Men Entertainment. The trio has also co-founded The Tate Bros. Foundation, a non-profit organization created to help provide funds for children struggling with sickle cell anemia.
- He has been friends with Ludacris, Omari Hardwick, and Tyrese Gibson.
Featured Image by Larenz Tate / Instagram