Boris Kodjoe earned fame from the TV series 'Soul Food'

By: Ben Adams  |   | 
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Boris Kodjoe’s breakthrough in television can be credited to his role of Damon Carter in the drama series Soul Food. He received critical acclaim for delivering an outstanding performance in the Showtime series. Kodjoe even earned three consecutive nominations for NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He appeared as a series regular in 27 episodes opposite Nicole Ari Parker.

Prior to this, Boris had made his television debut on The WB show, The Steve Harvey Show. Two years later, he got selected to play the character of Terrence in the NBC television sitcom, For Your Love. Then, he went on to appear in several other television series like Boston Public, Street Time, All of Us and, Eve.

Since earning success from Soul Food, he has been a part of many other successful TV projects such as Second Time Around, Crossing Jordan, Women’s Murder Club, Nip/Tuck, Undercovers, Franklin & Bash, Members Only and The Last Man on Earth.

Boris has likewise been successful to get his name enlisted as an exceptional movie actor. He made his big screen debut in 2000 movie, Love & Basketball.  He has starred in several other movies such as The Gospel, Madea’s Family Reunion, All About Us, Alice Upside Down, Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, Surrogates, Resident Evil: Afterlife, and Resident Evil: Retribution.

In 2012, he received a nomination for a Black Reel Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Detective Joe Moran in the drama thriller movie, A Killer Among Us. Likewise, he earned a nomination for an Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for the 2013 comedy movie, Baggage Claim.

Presently, Boris is winning hearts as Dr. Campbell in the CBS series, Code Black, and also appears on BET’s reality TV series, Real Husbands of Hollywood.


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